What is a Meal Plan?

Meal Plan unlocks delicious meals, coffee, snacks, and more, at 16 locations across campus. Your Meal Plan includes Meal Swipes, Food Dollars, and Teal Meals that you can use at the majority of all retail locations conveniently loaded onto your UNCW One Card. No need to carry additional cards or cash!


Meal Swipes

Meal Swipes give you access to any of our all-you-care-to-eat dining halls, including Wagoner Dining Hall, The Shore, and Dub’s Café.


Food Dollars

Food Dollars may be used at any UNCW Dining location. Visit our Locations Page for location information, including Wagoner daily menus and hours of operation.


Teal Meals

These typically include one entrée, one side, and one beverage. Teal meals can be used at places such as: Einstein’s, Panda Express, Chick-fil-A, Subway, Port City Java, Mooyah, and Dunkin Donuts!

Guest Meals

Guest Meals

The Block 85, Block 125 and the three All Access Meal Plans come with 5 Guest Meals that can be use at any of our all-you-care-to-eat dining halls. Treat a friend or family member to a meal!

Meal Plan Benefits

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
  • Casual atmosphere with wifi, TVs, music and lounge-style seating-perfect for studying or hanging out with friends.
  • Accommodate food allergies and dietary restrictions as needed for guests
  • Grubhub Mobile Ordering App Locations: Shore Dining Hall, Subway, Einstein's Bros. Bagels, Mooyah, Dub's Cafe, Panda Express, Hawk's Nest, Dunkin' Donuts, Port City Java, Starbucks, and Pelican Market.

Managing Your Plan

Managing Your Plan

 There are a couple ways you can check your Meal Swipes and Food Dollars balance:

  • On your receipt after a purchase at any dining location
  • Uncw.edu/onecard
  • Visit the Auxiliary Service office in the Warwick Building, open Monday-Friday 7:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.

Food Dollars running low? No problem! Add more Food Dollars now by emailing mealplans@uncw.edu

Key Dates

Key Dates
4.10.23 - Fall meal plan sign ups begin
8.18.23 - Fall meal plans begin
09.01.23 - Last day to change fall meal plan
Early November - Spring meal plan sign ups begin
12.17.23 - Fall Meal Plans End

1.5.24 - Spring meal plans begin
01.19.24 - Last day to change spring meal plan
Early April - Fall 2024 meal plan sign ups begin
5.12.24 - Spring Meal Plans End | Food Dollars Expire