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Butler Dining 2019–2020
All students living in a Butler University Residence Hall are enrolled in a Residence Dining Meal Plan. Students have the option of enrolling in either of the Resident Dining Plans offered each semester. The Resident Dining Plans include meal swipes as well as Flex Dollars that can be utilized at retail locations. A meal or card swipe ("swipe") is an all-you-care-to-eat (AYCTE) meal at the Atherton Union Marketplace Café during normal operating hours. Flex Dollars can be used at any of the retail locations including Starbucks, Plum Market at C-Club, C-store in Apartment Village, HRC, and ResCo. Meal swipes are deposited onto cards at the start of each semester and do not roll over from semester to semester. You may also add Dawg Buck funds to your account if you run low. For more information on how to use your meal plan, click here.
The Community Block Plans allow for the swipe to be used at any meal at the Atherton Union Marketplace Café. Meal swipes may also be used as a "combo package" at retail locations. More information on Butler Dining is available at Butler.cafebonappetit.com.
Resident Dining Plans
(Required for Irvington, Fairview, Ross and Residential College)
|300 Block Plan + $400||Flex Dollars||$3,625||$7,250 per academic year|
|250 Block Plan + $600||Flex Dollars||$3,625||$7,250 per academic year|
Community Dining Plans (Voluntary)
|115 Block Plan + $600||Flex Dollars||$2,150||$4,300 per academic year|
|50 Block Plan + $300||Flex Dollars||$985||$1,970 per academic year|
|25 Block Plan + $250||Flex Dollars||$610||$1,220 per academic year|
Flex Dollars can be used in the Atherton Marketplace, Starbucks, Plum Market, Convenience Store, HRC, and ResCo. Students may dine, purchase items to go, or just grab a cup of coffee. Unspent Flex Dollars DO NOT rollover from Semester to Semester. Flex dollars are not refundable.
Dawg Bucks is a declining balance account that is linked to your ID card and enables you to use your ID card to pay for on-campus meals/food. There also may be the opportunity to use Dawg bucks at local restaurant partnerships. Dawg bucks can be added to your account throughout the semester.
Unused Dawg Bucks balances roll over from year-to-year. Unspent balances less than $25 at withdrawal or graduation will be forfeited. Refunds of balances greater than $25 will be issued if requested in writing within 90 days after withdrawal or graduation from Butler University. All refund requests are subject to a $25 administrative fee. Balances remaining past 90 days after separation will be forfeited.
Add or Change Meal Plan
Students in ResCo, Ross, Irvington, Fairview may change from their Resident Dining Plan between the two options described.
If a junior or senior on campus, a student living in a Greek chapter house, a commuting student or an off-campus student would like to add a dining plan they also must do so before January 22, 2020. Dawg Bucks can be purchased via debit or credit card directly from Butler Dining anytime during the academic year.
To add or change a dining plan click here. This form will close on January 22, 2020 at midnight.
Learn more about Butler Dining Services.