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2017-2018 Meal Plans


Welcome to campus dining at Central. We feature a wide variety of fresh food that tastes great, along with meal plan choices to fit everyone's lifestyle, and an array of dining outlets to satisfy everyone's appetite.  2017-2018 Meal Plan prices are located on the UCM Housing website.

On the Lite Side

We realize that today's students care about what they eat and are more informed on nutrition than ever before. That's why we provide nutritional information so that students can make healthy choices. We accommodate different kinds of diets such as low fat and vegetarian, as well as special dietary needs. We make eating healthy easy with choices that not only taste good, but are good for you too!

For Starters

We've put together a showcase of food choices to rival your favorite restaurants in our resident dining centers- Ellis, Westside Market in Todd Hall and Fitzgerald Dining Center. We guarantee you'll find whatever you've got a taste for.

  • Fresh Fruits and Salads
  • Delicious, Hot, Home-style Entrees
  • Tempting International Cuisine
  • Freshly Baked Pizza and Pasta
  • Ice Cream and Tasty Desserts
  • New Creations from our Chef Just For You
  • Charbroiled Burgers off the Grill and Fries
  • Design your own Deli Style Meal

Plus a whole lot more. You will enjoy unlimited selections prepared and served especially for you.


Fitzgerald Dining Center will be open for lunch and dinner Monday thru Thursday and lunch on Friday.  Simple Servings, one of our new resident dining options will be served at Fitzgerald.  Simple Servings provides safe and appetizing food choices for our guests with food allergies, gluten intolerance, or those who prefer plain and simple foods.  The Simple Servings station does not offer foods made with the FDA most-common allergens of peanuts, tree nuts, shellfish, wheat, soy, milk products, and eggs.  All foods offer at Simple Servings are made without gluten-containing ingredients.  Our staff members are carefully trained to avoid cross-contamination of their menu items.  Separate equipment, storage areas, utensils and preparation areas minimize, but does not totally eliminate, the chances of gluten and allergens in our Simple Servings menu choices. 


  • Fresh Fruits and Salads
  • Delicious, Hot, Home-style Entrees
  • Tempting International Cuisine
  • Tasty Desserts
  • New Creations from our Chef Just For You
  • Design your own Deli Style Meal


A la Carte

One of the many highlights of the Elliott Student Union is the wide array of retail dining outlets. Start your day off with a delicious coffee, cappuccino, or latte and a pastry from Jazzman's Café. In the Central Courte you'll find all your favorites ranging from fast food to international cuisine at Taco Bell®, Sub-Connection®, and Southern Tsunami® or enjoy a great chicken sandwich at Chick-fil-A®.  Steak 'n Shake® located in the Union Bowling Center. For a fresh baked bagel and Darn Good Coffee® visit Einstein Bros. Bagels® located in the James C. Kirkpatrick Library and the Student Recreation and Wellness Center.  At The Crossing is Starbucks® and Spin! Pizza® to top off the locations on campus for you to enjoy.

  • First Year Meal PlansAll students residing on a First-Year Floor must select one meal plan from Plan 1 - Plan 3

  • Sophomore Meal Plans- All Sophomores residing on campus must select one meal plan from Plan 1 - Plan 5
Plan 1: The Access Plan

The Access Plan is our most popular plan on campus. This plan offers unlimited access to dining in our resident dining centers - Ellis, Westside Market in Todd Hall or Fitzgerald Dining Center.  Come in for a meal, a snack, or just to enjoy a cup of coffee or a soda. This is our most economical plan, perfect for a healthy snacker or someone with a hearty appetite.  The Access Plan ensures that your meal plan will last through the end of the semester.  Add even more flexibility by depositing a few dollars in a dining service spending account. 


Plan 2: The 180 Meals / $65 Plan

This plan offers flexibility, convenience, and value. Participants receive a guaranteed 180 meals for the semester in Ellis, Westside Market in Todd Hall or Fitzgerald Dining Center and $65 Dining Dollars  (up to $25 may be used off-campus if you choose).   


Plan 3: The 150 Meals / $150 Plan

This plan offers you the ultimate in convenience and value with a guaranteed 150 meals for the semester in Ellis, Westside Market in Todd Hall or Fitzgerald Dining Center and $150 in Dining Dollars (up to $50 may be used off-campus if you choose).


Plan 4: The 120 Meals / $380 Plan
This plan gives you a guaranteed 120 meals for the semester in Ellis, Westside Market in Todd Hall or Fitzgerald Dining Center and $380 in Dining Dollars(up to $75 may be used off-campus if you choose).

Plan 5: The 110 Meals / $480 Plan
This plan gives you a guaranteed 110 meals for the semester in Ellis, Westside Market in Todd Hall or Fitzgerald Dining Center and $480 in Dining Dollars (up to $100 may be used off-campus if you choose).   

Plan 6: $50 Dining Dollars 
Dining Dollars will be able to be used at on campus locations only.

Plan 7: Block of 30 Meals


Optional Additional Meals and On-Campus Dining Dollars 
Additional On-Campus Dining Dollars*: Increments of $50 only and a block of 10 meals may be added to your meal plan at anytime through your MyCentral account or in the Housing Office located in Ellis L23.  *Dining Dollars will be able to be used at on-campus locations only* 

Dining Dollars    

Turn your campus ID card into a magical food-and-fun card with Dining Dollars from UCM Dining!  Dining Dollars turns your ID card into your personal campus dining debit card, allowing you to dine anywhere on campus with just a swipe.  Money may be added to any plan at any time in increments of $50 


Dining Dollar ON Campus- dollars that may be spent in any dining facility on campus. All ON Campus food purchase will be tax free. Savings of 8.35%

Dining Dollars OFF Campus- dollars that may be spent off campus at selected restaurants around town as well as ON Campus (if the dollars are spent ON Campus you will save the 8.35% tax).
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Important Info

Welcome to campus dining at UCM. We feature a wide variety of fresh food that tastes great, along with meal plan choices to fit everyone's lifestyle, and an array of dining outlets to satisfy everyone's appetite.

Meal Plan Sign-Up & Spending Account Deposits

Meal Plan sign-up and the Dining Service Spending Account deposits are handled in:

The University of Central Missouri
Office of University Housing
Ellis Complex, Room L-23
Warrensburg, MO 64093
(660) 543-4515
or visit us online at www.ucmo.edu/housing

The Meal Plan Agreement form is located on the University Housing Web site at www.ucmo.edu/housing.

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