Yes. A minimum of $100 is required per plan (including Independence and Patriot Plans). Liberty Plans have fixed amounts assigned to them. However, additional Bonus Funds are not required if a second Patriot Plan is purchased within the same semester.
Note: The average student selects $350 of Bonus Funds.
Mason Money is separate from your meal plan, and you can use it at a variety of places such as dining, book store, print shop, parking services. Mason Money is taxable.Remember: Bonus Funds offer Dollar-For-Dollar Tax-Exempt (6% savings) at all dining venues on all campuses; Mason Money is not tax-exempt.
On campus students who live in apartment-style-halls (Rogers, Townhouses, Northern Neck, Liberty Square, Potomac Heights) are not required to have a meal plan. However, we have a few options for you such as an Independence Meal Plan, Liberty Plans, Freedom Plans or Freedom Plans.Off Campus students are not required to have a meal plan. Yet, we have a few options for you such as an Independence Meal Plan, Liberty Plans, Freedom Plans or Freedom Plans. The most popular dining plans for off campus students are Patriot Plans and Freedom Plans.
Starship delivery robots are our little helpers that deliver food and snack to you and your friends on campus. They are contactless, low cost, fast and friendly.
You can use Bonus and Freedom Funds, Mason Money as well as credit/debit card to pay small delivery fee. Experience the future today: https://get.starshipdeliveries.com/u/patriots
GrubHub is an app that helps you to order ahead. Simply download the Grubnub App from the App Store to begin ordering today. Once your meal plan is loaded onto your student account, you will have the option to select Bonus, Freedom, or Mason Money as your form of payment
Each dining hall has Simple Servings station. All foods served at this station are prepared exclusively with ingredients which do not contain the following food allergens: Milk, Eggs, Wheat, Soy, Tree Nuts, Shellfish, Gluten, Peanuts. All staff working at that station are AllerTrain certified.
If you have allergy or dietary concern, we encourage you to set up a FREE appointment with our Registered Dietitian Brooke Tresch (email@example.com).
The Mason Dining Registered Dietitian is a free resource for all students. Students may meet with the dietitian to help navigate the dining venues on campus based on specific dietary needs.
- Southside Dining Hall - Chefs Table (Entrée station) and Simple Servings station;
- Ike's Dining Hall - Clarendon (Entrée station) and Simple Serving station;
- The Globe Dining Hall - look for the sign by the dish.
- The Halal Guys, located at the Johnson Center, serves "American halal" platters and sandwiches, prepared using ingredients such as chicken, gyro meat, falafel, and rice. The taste has been described as entailing a complex melting pot of flavors originating from the Mediterranean and the Middle East.
- Spice Corner, located at the HUB, promises Indian fusion dishes, Halal options, and eclectic flavors of chicken wings, fries, and other traditional late-night fares.
On your first day, please fill out the Day of Admission Form. For all subsequent days, please fill out the
If you are quarantined in The Globe: on your first day, please fill out the Day of Admission Form. For all subsequent days, please fill out the Meal Order Form.
For more information please visit our Meal Ordering Guide.
If you are self-quarantined in your dorm: please fill up this form.