Optional Meal Plan Contract – Spring/Summer

University of Michigan – Optional Meal Plan Contract



This is an optional meal plan contract with Michigan Dining made between the undersigned and the Regents of the University of Michigan. Michigan Dining agrees to provide you with an optional meal plan.


Optional meal plans are valid from:

5/6/2024 TO 6/28/2024 (7:00 pm)  AND    6/26/2024 TO 8/16/2024 (7:00 pm)


Conditions or Terms

You must have your Mcard and an active meal plan to enter the dining hall. You may not transfer meals, share your meal plan, or loan your Mcard to any other person for the purpose of entering the dining hall. Allowing unauthorized use of meal plan privileges may result in additional charges, cancellation of meal plan privileges without a refund, and referral to the Student Conduct Resolution Process.

Meal plan prices are per term. Unused Dining Dollars carry over from the spring term to the summer term only if you enroll in a summer term meal plan. Otherwise, Dining Dollars expire at the end of the spring term. All unused Dining Dollars expire at the end of the summer term. Failure to participate in the meal plan does not automatically release a student from their contract; a written cancellation must be received by Michigan Dining by 11:59 pm on May 20, 2024, for the spring term or 11:59 pm on July 10, 2024, for the summer term.

In the event the academic calendar year is modified due to public health concerns, the term for this contract will automatically be modified to align with the modified academic calendar year.



This contract obligates you for the full contract price per term unless your contract is terminated by Michigan Dining. This contract is for a meal plan for the term that you request. If you do not cancel your meal plan in the time frame allotted you are responsible for full payment under this contract.

Upon reasonable notice, Michigan Dining reserves the right to terminate this contract due to public health emergency needs, including COVID-19. In the event Michigan Dining terminates this contract due to public health concerns, University of Michigan may, in its sole discretion, offer refunds of a portion of the contract price.



During the spring term, you may cancel your meal plan by notifying Michigan Dining in writing by emailing [email protected] until 11:59 pm on May 20, 2024, During the summer term, you may cancel your meal plan by notifying Michigan Dining in writing by emailing [email protected] until 11:59 pm on July 10, 2024. Late requests to cancel a meal plan will not be accommodated.

If canceled during the first two weeks of each term, meal plan refunds are subject to proration. Unlimited meal plans are subject to charge at a daily rate and will be charged against the refund issued. If a summer term meal plan is canceled during the first two weeks of the summer term, Dining Dollars used in the summer term before the cancellation, including remaining spring Dining Dollars, will be charged against the refund issued.



Dining service, including where and how it will be offered to contract holders, is subject to modification to address evolving public health concerns. Each meal plan will involve a block number of meal swipes plus Dining Dollars. For further information on the different plans, please visit:  off-campus-and-apartment-residents

Meals are not provided during some holidays and break periods. Visit dining.umich.edu for more details.

You must comply with all rules, regulations, and policies as applicable to your meal plan, which includes any public health protocols or policies adopted by Michigan Dining in connection with dining services. Failure to follow these protocols and policies may result in, but is not limited to, restricted access to Michigan Dining facilities and/or the termination of this contract. Contract holders who have had their contract terminated as a result of misconduct may still be held responsible for all costs under this contract.


If you are under 18 years of age you must agree to your contract online but the agreement also requires a parent or guardian signature. Print or Save the contract and have your parent or guardian sign and return the contract to the Michigan Dining Administration Office.


Parent/Guardian Signature: _______________________________  Date: __________