The University of Missouri-St. Louis requires that each student living in Oak Hall and Villa Hall must have a meal plan during the Fall and Spring semesters. The mandatory meal plan is Option 1, but students may choose to upgrade. All of the plans include a meal swipe/equivalency and/or a declining balance. Mansion Hill Apartments does not have a meal plan requirement, but students may purchase declining balance dollars in the Mansion Hill Clubhouse main office. The meal plans and declining balances can be used at a variety of locations on both North and South Campus, including the Nosh, Einstein's Bagel Company, the Provincial House Dining Hall, Southside Cafe', Cafe' TJ, and Oak C-Store.

Meal Swipe/Equivalency:

Monday through Thursday, students may use one meal swipe from 10:30am-2pm at the Nosh Food Court in the Millennium Student Center. The value of the swipe is $7.00 and a maximum of two equivalency swipes per meal period. If the amount is exceeded, the cashiers will be happy to take cash, credit card or declining balance for the remaining balance. The Provincial House Dining Hall is also open from 11am-2pm for lunch on South Campus. In the South Campus dining hall are designed for the block meals and each meal is considered one block deducted.

During the weekend (Friday through Sunday), students may use their meal block swipe at the Provincial House Dining Hall during the meal times listed below. One meal swipe is good for any food item(s) while dining in the Provincial House Dining Hall.

Block meals do not roll over to the next semester if they are not used by the last day of each semester. The funds will automatically be cleared and no refund will be granted.

Declining Balance Dollars:

The declining balance dollars can be used to purchase any food item(s) at any of the following locations: The Nosh, Einstein's Bagel Company, Provincial House Dining Hall South Side Cafe', Cafe' TJ, and Oak C-Store. Additional declining balance funds may be purchased through any of the Sodexo cashiers.  The declining balance funds are placed onto your student ID card, and are subtracted off the remaining balance each time you use it, much like a prepaid debit card.

Any declining balance dollars left over from the Fall semester will roll over to the Spring semester. However, any dollars left over from the Spring semester will not roll over to the next school year. All funds must be used by June 30 of each year, and any remaining funds are automatically cleared for the next school year.

Cafeterias:

Provincial House Dining Hall (South Campus) is a all you can eat dining option. This is designed for the block meals (one block per visit) but students can use their declining balance for one flat rate per meal.

  • Lunch (Daily): 11:00am-2:00pm
  • Dinner (Daily): 5:00pm-7:00pm
  • Late Night (Sunday - Thursday): 7:30pm-10:00pm

The Nosh (North Campus). Each item is paid at cost.

  • Meal equivalency is valid Monday-Thursday 10:30am to 2:00pm.
  • Saturday and Sunday: Closed.

Menu information, hours of operation and other information about Sodexo at UMSL can be found at UMSL Dining or by calling Sodexo directly at 314-516-6619.

Meal Plans: 2014-2015 rates are listed per semester and annual.

*First year residents must select meal plan options 1, 2, or 3.

Meal options Semester Annual
Option 1: 100 meal block with $350 declining balance    $1599.00 $3198.00
Option 2: 150 meal block with $250 declining balance    $1790.00 $3580.00
Option 3: 200 meal block with $150 declining balance    $1840.00 $3680.00
Option 4: $1675 declining balance    $1675.00 $3350.00