What’s included in an SJU Dining Plan?
SJU Dining Plans include Meal Swipes and Dining Dollars, conveniently loaded onto your Hawk Card. All students with a Dining Plan have access to Campion Dining Hall at Hawk Hill and Wilson Dining Hall at University City plus Dining Dollars to use at all SJU Dining locations across both campuses.
Meal Swipes are included in your Dining Plan and are used to enter Campion Dining Hall at Hawk Hill campus and Wilson Dining Hall at University City campus. While some SJU Dining plans provide a weekly allowance of Meal Swipes, resetting every Monday, other provide a bundle of Meal Swipes at the start of each semester. Meal Swipes may not be used during semester breaks when the University is not in session. Meal Swipe balances do not carry over from fall to spring semester and expire at the end of each semester.
Students can use their Meal Swipes as a Meal Exchange outside of Campion Dining Hall and Wilson Dining Hall in designated retail campus dining locations. A Meal Exchange is a combo meal including entrée, side item and beverage. Students can use their Meal Swipes as a Meal Exchange at Moe’s Southwest Grille, Jamba Juice, Auntie Anne’s, FoodLab, B+F, Hawk Wrap, and The Spread located in Campion Food Court at Hawk Hill and Freshens at University City.
Dining Dollars are funds that are included in your dining plan and can be used like a debit card at all SJU Dining locations. Every time you use your Dining Dollars the amount of the transaction is deducted from your account balance; you may not spend more value than you have. Dining Dollars may be used in select locations during semester breaks. Dining Dollar balances carry over from the fall to spring semester and expire at the end of the spring semester.
Add-On Dining Dollars
Add-On Dining Dollars offer a convenient way for students to make purchases on campus at all SJU Dining locations. Add-On Dining Dollars are pre-paid and added to your Hawk Card. Students and parents can load and reload Dining Dollars anytime throughout the semester with or without an SJU Dining Plan. Add-On Dining Dollar balances carry over every semester and every year.
Hawk Cash offers a convenient way for students to make purchases on-campus and off-campus. All SJU Dining locations accept Hawk Cash however dining plans do not include Hawk Cash. Hawk Cash is prepaid and added to your Hawk Card. Students and parents can load and reload Hawk Cash anytime throughout the semester. Hawk Cash balances carry over every semester and every year, terms & conditions apply.
Learn more about Hawk Cash.
What SJU Dining Plan can I choose?
First year students residing in resident halls on the Hawk Hill campus are required to have an All Access or All Access Plus plans. All students residing in the LLC at University City is required to have a meal plan and can choose from any of the available options. If one of not selected, they will be enrolled in the smallest plan available and can upgrade at any time.
Learn more about housing options and dining plans.
How does an SJU Dining Plan work?
Dining plans are valid during the semester they are purchased in and added to the student account each semester. Dining plans are an annual plan, the plan selected for the fall semester will automatically renew for the spring semester.
Contact SJU Dining Services at 610-660-1170 or e-mail DiningServices@sju.edu for general information or questions.
Sign up for a dining plan online now.
How can I access my accounts?
There are three ways you can access your SJU Dining Plan and Hawk Cash account balances:
- Register your Hawk Card for 24/7 online account.
- Request a campus card balance receipt be printed from a dining services cashier
- Visit the SJU Dining Services office located in Campion Food Court, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
Key dates to remember…..
- July 1, 2023 | Select a dining plan by this date in order to for the cost to appear on your first student tuition. Selecting a dining plan by this date will also help maximize the benefit of being enrolled in a campus payment plan.
- August 11, 2023 | Last day to change your fall dining plan, plans can still be added throughout the semester.
- August 25, 2023 | Dining plans begin at dinner for the fall semester.
- December 19, 2023 | Dining plans end for fall semester.
- January 14, 2024 | Dining plans begin at dinner for spring semester.
- May 11, 2024 | Dining plans end for spring semester, dining dollars expire.