UToledo Meal Plan & Dining Services


meal plans & dining options

Choosing to purchase a meal plan gives you an unmatched dining experience full of healthy options, diverse cuisine, theme events and more. The options are flexible, transparent and simple to use. 

Rocket Dining provides students with a range of dining options conveniently located in the heart of campus. With multiple locations and thousands of people to serve, menu options are of the utmost importance. Rocket Dining provides well-balanced menus utilizing seasonal ingredients with the support of our local vendors, ensuring the freshest products are used. Menus are developed based on the latest trends and student feedback to provide value through the best-tasting, most nutritious and diverse options.  

Students living on-campus may view the combined residence hall and meal plan pricing options on the Housing Rates website.  

Meal Swipe

Meal Swipes can be used, by the plan holder only, at The Eatery @ Student Union and  The Food Hall at Ottawa East. One swipe equals one meal.


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Meal Exchange

Meal Exchanges are used in place of a meal swipe for select menu items at Coffee @ Rocket Hall, Frogtown Cafe,  Freshens, True Burger, Tu Taco, Market @ Student Union, Market @ Ottawa East, and the Four Season Bistro @ HSC; View Menu



Dining Dollars

Dining Dollars are used for purchases at any on-campus dining retail location, dining center or convenience store.

Desire more flexibility?
Add  Dining Dollars+ to your Rocket Card today; valid at all main campus dining locations excluding Phoenicia Cuisine and 4Seasons Bistro. Purchase

HOW DO I Check my balance/usage?

All  meal plan usage and Dining Dollar, Dining Dollar + and the Dining Dollar Bonus balances and usage  can be viewed online.  For more information on this topic, please visit the FAQ's on the Rocket Card website.

When will spring 2024 meal plans be active?

Spring 2024 Meal Plans will be available for use  as follows:

  • Dining Dollars should be live for use January 11, 2024.
  • Meal Swipes will be live for use Saturday, January 13, 2024.


All student meal plans can be purchased through the MyUT Portal (myut.utoledo.edu/).  Along the left-hand side under "My Accounts" is the link “Change or Add a Meal Plan.” Simply make your selection and press submit. The meal plan will be assigned to the Rocket Number that ordered the meal plan and added to that persons ID/Rocket Card.  Your Rocket Card and meal plan can only be used by the card/plan holder. You cannot give your Rocket Card to anyone else to use.

Last Updated: 1/31/24