You can use your meal plan to purchase items at the Chestnut Dining Hall, New College Dining Hall and select U of T Food Services retail outlets across campus. You can also use your residence dollars to purchase food items with our Mobile Ordering App.
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This means that your residence dollars are loaded onto your TCard at the beginning of the year, and, as with a debit account, residence dollars in your meal plan account are deducted when you make your food purchases.
You’ll have the freedom to choose the items you’d like to eat from a variety of locations across campus allowing you to be able to fully utilize your plan by deciding how and when to you use your plan as it suits you.
Balances can be topped up during the academic year using E Accounts.
You can purchase food and beverage items at the New College Dining Hall and Chestnut Dining Hall. Here, items prepared by Food Services are tax exempt (for example, a pre-packaged product such as a bag of chips would not be tax exempt, but a sandwich and beverage prepared on campus using raw ingredients would be tax exempt.)
You can also use your meal plan to purchase food and beverage items at selected retail outlets across campus that are operated by Food Services.
TBucks** are a common form of currency widely accepted across campus, and can be used to buy taxable pre-packaged food items like bags of chips and candy bars. TBucks can also be used for textbooks or for printing and photocopying on campus
which plan is right for me?
When you accept your residence offer, you’ll get to choose the meal plan that works best for your appetite.
All meal plans are portable, providing you the opportunity to purchase food and beverage items from the New College and Chestnut Dining Halls and select UFS operated retail outlets across campus such as the Robarts, MSB and Sid Smith café locations. Visit the Where to eat on campus page for a list of all locations.
Students have the freedom to choose the items they like to eat from a variety of locations, enabling you, to fully utilize your plan where and when and how it best suits your needs.
There are three meal plans to consider before selecting your preferred option. The only difference between each plan is the amount of residence dining dollars included within the plan.
For students with light appetites who leave campus on weekends and occasionally eat off campus during the week.
$180 Average Weekly Spend
Best for students with average appetites who tend to stay on campus most weekends throughout the academic year.
$195 Average Weekly Spend
Best for students with larger appetites who tend to stay on campus on weekends, great for students in athletic programs.
$210 Average Weekly Spend
Please note: All costs and fees associated with the meal plans outlined above are included in your residence fees. All plans come with a set amount of TBucks.
* The Residence Capital Improvement Fund (CIF) is a non-refundable fund used for capital investments that directly enhances the residence dining experience; facilities, environment and equipment. It is an upfront fee deducted directly from your meal plan at the commencement of Term 1.
** Tbucks. Each meal plan includes a preloaded amount of TBucks. TBucks is a common form of currency accepted across campus. They can be used to purchase taxable pre-packaged food items like bags of chips and candy bars or for textbooks and payment for printing and photocopying on campus. Additional TBucks can be purchased by anyone in possession of a TCard for use on the St. George and U of T Scarborough Campuses. Review the TBucks Policy here.
TBUCKS & TCard+
TBucks are like a general use campus currency. They can be used to buy taxable pre-packaged food items like bags of chips and candy bars, used to purchase textbooks or for printing and photocopying on campus. TBucks can be purchased by anyone holding a T-Card for use on the St. George campus. One card is all you need. More locations, more flexibility, no need to carry cash. It’s that easy.
Sign in to your TCard+ account
and purchase TBucks here!
Our meal plan calculator is here to help!
The choice is yours!
Food Services at University of Toronto, St. George Campus is pleased to announce the implementation of the self-serve Pay by Weight (PBW) system in all the Food Services operated dining halls. This system is more inclusive and empowers you to build and customize your own meals.
ALLERGies & DIETARY RESTRICTIONS
Please complete the Dietary Restrictions, Allergies and Accommodations form, and our registered dietitian will connect with you to discuss our menu options.
For further concerns relating to nutrition, please email our dietitian at firstname.lastname@example.org