Dining on campus isn’t one size fits all. Our meal plans were designed with you in mind. If you are looking to enjoy a meal with friends or just a snack on the go – we’ve got a plan to fit every appetite.

We’ve kept what’s most important to you in mind, building in the convenience, flexibility, quality, value and healthy options you deserve. Explore our meal plan options to learn more about what would be the best fit for you.

  • Do I need to buy a meal plan?
    ALL resident students MUST choose one of the Colonel Meal Plans. Commuter and off-campus students are not required to have a meal plan, but may choose any of the Colonel or Commuter plans.

    All first-time freshmen students residing on campus MUST choose the Gold or Gold Plus Plan only. All sophomore residents are required to choose one of our resident meal plans, excluding the Senior Value Plan. Any Resident Senior (students who have completed at least 90 credits or more by the first day of class) can choose the Senior Value Plan, if desired. All other students may choose a plan most suited to their individual needs.

  • Will my meal plan auto renew for next semester? 
    Yes! All meal plans are a two semester agreement.

    No meal plan changes are permitted after June 1, or once your contract is received by Student Services. You may make a change for the Spring Semester during the Dining Plan Change Period of September 15 through October 31. All requests to change meal plans must be made in writing. Please send requests to studentmeals@wilkes.edu.

  • Will unused meals or Dining/Flex Dollars roll over? 
    Unused Dining/Flex Dollars will be carried over from the Fall semester to the Spring semester, but are not carried over to the next academic year. At the end of the Spring Semester all unused Dining/Flex dollars will be eliminated

    Unused Meals are not carried over and need to consumed in the semester in which the meal plan is purchased.

  • If I have already purchased a meal plan, can I change it?
    No meal plan changes are permitted after June 1, or once your contract is received by Student Services. You may make a change for the Spring Semester during the Dining Plan Change Period of September 15 through October 31. All requests to change meal plans must be made in writing. Please send requests to studentmeals@wilkes.edu.

Flex Dollar Participating Locations
Asian Kitchen
121 S. Main Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701 
70-822-0302
Bart & Urby's Downtown Bar & Bistro 
119 S Main Street 
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701  
570-970-9570
Frank's Pizzeria & Italian Restorante 
198 S Main Street 
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701  
570-822-2168
Rodano's Pizza
53 Public Square
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
570-829-6444
Subway
41 S Main St
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
570-822-0230
Sheetz
464 Wilkes-Barre Township Blvd
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
570-822-6437
Moe’s Southwest Grill
101 Bear Creek Blvd
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
(570) 213-5568
Hardee’s #1506334
811 Kidder St
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
(570) 235-6974
Corelife Eatery
33 Bear Creek Blvd.
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
Off Mundy St next to Longhorn Steakhouse
(570) 606-3309
Click here for Website
City Market and Cafe
25 Public Square
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
570-235-6916
Tazza Shawarma Grill
10 W Northampton St
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
570-600-4006
https://www.tazzashawarma.com/
 
Don’t worry - simplicity and convenience are all within reach. Once you have a meal plan, your student ID works like a debit card. Just swipe your card and the meals and points are deducted from your meal plan account.

Our Meal Plans

Add Dining Dollars
Running Low on Dining Dollars!? Reload your Dining Dollars today! Dining Dollars are funds added directly to your Wilkes University ID card. Dining Dollars may be used at any on-campus dining location, including: Henry's Dining Hall, Rifkin Café, the P.O.D. Express & Greens to Go in Stark and Colonel Gambini's.

Dining Dollars are accepted at any of our dining service operations. Your account works just like a debit card. Simply present your Wilkes University ID at the time of purchase and the total will be deducted from your account. Dining Dollars are available for purchase on the MyWilkes Portal under the Student Services tab. The added funds will be available for use as soon as they appear on the account.
Add Flex Dollars
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Meal plans are convenient, flexible, and loaded with options. Your meal plan includes dining locations all across campus with a range of menus and offerings. Youll get guaranteed value, whether you eat on campus three times a week or three times a day! Weve got you covered. See our Meal Plan options below for more information.

Resident students will be prompted to add a meal plan when they sign up for the housing selection.

For commuter students, please access the Student page of the Wilkes portal. Under the Housing and Dining section, there is a link for My Off Campus Dining follow the prompts to self-select the plan and have it added it the Wilkes ID and student bill. 

To purchase a Faculty/Staff meal plan, please visit the Wilkes Portal, Employee Self Service. If you have any questions, please contact Business Operations at 570-408-4707.

Have Questions?! Feel free to contact us or read our FAQs.
Commuter Students
Commuter and off-campus students are not required to have a meal plan, but may chose any of the Colonel or Commuter Plans.

To purchase a commuter meal plan, please access the Student page of the Wilkes portal. Under the Housing and Dining section, there is a link for My Off Campus Dining follow the prompts to self-select the plan and have it added it the Wilkes ID and student bill.

Faculty and Staff
Buy a plan today to save money when eating in the dining halls and make your life easier!
Graduate Students
Resident Students
All resident students MUST choose one of the Colonel Meal Plans. All first-time freshman students residing on campus MUST choose between the Gold or Gold Plus Plans. All sophomore residents are required to choose one of resident meal plans; however, they may not choose the Senior Value Plan. Any Resident Senior (students who have completed at least 90 credits or more by the first day of class) may choose the Senior Value Plan, if desired, or any of our other Resident Meal Plans.

Need help with your meal plan?


Food Service Director
Richard Coburn

570-408-3993