What is a Meal Plan?

A Meal Plan unlocks delicious meals, coffee, snacks, and more across campus. Your Meal Plan includes Meal Swipes and Dining Dollars, conveniently loaded onto your Spelman Student ID. No need to carry additional cards or cash!


Meal Swipes

The All Access Plan give you unlimited access to our all-you-care-to-eat location, Alma Upshaw Dining Hall.   Visit our location page for updated hours of operation


Dining Dollars

Dining Dollars may be used at Starbucks or the POD Market to purchase a variety of items. Visit our location page for updated hours of operation.

Unused Dining Dollars expire at the end of each semester.


Meal Exchange

You may use 5 meal exchanges per week on the All Access plan at Starbucks for a pre-selected combo option.  


Option 1: Any Grande Beverage

Option 2: Any Tall Beverage + Any Pastry

Meal Plan Benefits

With your meal plan, you receive many benefits and perks, including:

  • Quality food made fresh by our culinary team, with a variety of menu options personalized the way you like
  • Healthy choices available all across campus
  • Special events with themed meals and exclusive offers for meal plan members
  • Safe dine in or to go dining experience for each meal

Managing Your Plan

There are two ways you can check your Meal Swipes and Dining Dollars balance:

  1. On your receipt after a purchase at any dining location
  2. Visit the meal plan office: Alma Upshaw Dining – double doors by the faculty/staff lounge

Dining Dollars running low? No problem! Add more Dining Dollars now!

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