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Meal Plan Conversions

Fall 2018

All students who have the 195 or 335 Block Meal Plan will now be able to complete Meal Plan Conversions online in the Housing and Meal Plan Selection Portal. Students may only convert a maximum of 100 meals per semester.   1 Board Meal = $4.00 flex dollars.

There are two designated sessions per semester in which students may choose to convert meals to flex dollars.

The Spring Meal Plan Conversion sessions are:

  • September 17, 2018 through September 28, 2018
  • October 22, 2018 through October 26, 2018

Students will not be able to convert meals outside of these session dates.

Steps for making meal plan conversion selection:

  1. Log into the housing and meal plan application at starrezhousing.com/StarRezPortal/
  2. Click on “apply here”
  3. Select the current application
  4. Click on Meal Plan Conversion five
  5. Select the number of meals to convert
  6. Click on Save and Continue
  7. A confirmation email of the conversion request will be sent to the students drake.edu email account.

Questions may be directed to housing@drake.edu

Meal Plans

Specific questions regarding meal plan management can go to The Office of Residence Life  (housing@drake.edu). 

Meal Plan Options 

335-Block Meal Plan

335 meals per semester at Hubbell Dining Hall and Quad Creek Café (average 20 meals per week)
195-Block Meal Plan + $300 Flex Dollars

195 meals per semester at Hubbell Dining Hall and Quad Creek Café plus $300 flex per semester to spend at any of our campus dining locations (average 12 meals per week)

14-Meal Plan

Any 14 meals per week at Hubbell Dining Hall and Quad Creek Café, plus $100 flex per semester to spend at any of our campus dining locations (average 14 meals per week)

10-Meal Plan

Any 10 meals per week at Hubbell Dining Hall and Quad Creek Café, plus $275 flex to spend at any of our campus dining locations (average 10 meals per week)

125-Block Meal Plan (Commuter ONLY)

125 meals per semester plus $125 flex per semester (average 7 meals per week)

75-Block Meal Plan (Commuter ONLY) 75 meals per semester plus $75 flex per semester (average 4 meals per week)

See the Dining website for these options and any additional information about dining plans. 

To view the cost of each meal plan, please visit the Tuition and Fees website.  Prices are listed under the Meal Plans section.

How do I sign up?

If you would like to sign up for a meal plan, start by visiting the StarRez Housing and Meal Plan Portal.  From here, you can sign up for a new COMMUTER meal plan,  by clicking "Apply Here" at the top of the screen. To change a meal plan you will log back into the system during the month of August or January, you will have until the first Thursday of classes to change your meal plan. After this date has passed you will be unable to change your meal plan.

For any meal plan related questions, please contact housing@drake.edu.

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