University of Michigan – Optional Meal Plan Contract
YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL THE PROVISIONS IN THE CONTRACT. READ IT CAREFULLY.
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.
- TERM OF CONTRACT
Optional meal plans are valid from:
08/24/2022 TO 12/19/2022 (7:00 pm) AND 01/2/2023 TO 04/28/2023 (11:00 am)
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 and Block Plan meals carry over from the fall term to the winter term only if you do not cancel your winter term meal plan. Otherwise, both Dining Dollars and Block Plan meals expire at the end of the fall term. All unused Dining Dollars and Block Plan meals expire at the end of the winter 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 September 12, 2022 for the fall term or 11:59 pm on January 18, 2023 for the winter 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 IS A LEGALLY BINDING CONTRACT
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 full academic year. Winter term meal plans automatically renew to the same plan you had for the fall term. If you do not change or 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, UM may, in its sole discretion, offer refunds of a portion of the contract price.
- CHANGING OR CANCELING A MEAL PLAN
During the fall and winter terms, you may change your meal plan online two weeks from the start of each term, until 11:59 pm on September 12, 2022, or 11:59 pm on January 18, 2023, respectively. During the fall term, you may cancel your meal plan by notifying Michigan Dining in writing by emailing email@example.com or visiting dining.umich.edu/cancel-optional-meal-plan until 11:59 pm on September 12, 2022. During the winter term, you may cancel your meal plan by notifying Michigan Dining in writing by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or visiting dining.umich.edu/cancel-optional-meal-plan until 11:59 pm on January 18, 2023. 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. Any Block Plan meals or Dining Dollars used are subject to charge at the single meal rate and will be charged against the refund issued. Unlimited meal plans are subject to charge at a daily rate and will be charged against the refund issued. Winter term meal plans canceled before the start of the term, 11:59 pm on January 1, 2023, are canceled at no charge and any remaining Dining Dollars and Block Plan meals from the fall term are forfeited. If a winter term meal plan is canceled during the first two weeks of the winter term, any meals and Dining Dollars used in the winter term before the cancellation, including remaining fall meals and Dining Dollars, are subject to charge at the single meal rate and will be charged against the refund issued.
Upgrades can be made to your meal plan at any time in the term by notifying Michigan Dining in writing by emailing email@example.com as long as your student account is in good standing.
- RULES, REGULATIONS, AND POLICIES
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: __________