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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to purchase a meal plan?

Yes! It's a great value and it is Dallas Baptist University’s policy that all designated Campus Residents purchase a meal plan for the Fall and Spring semesters.

Do Dining Dollars carry over from year to year?

Flex Dollars are carried over from the fall to the spring when a new meal plan is purchased in the spring. They are not carried over from year to year.  Patriot Dollars will remain on your ID card as long as you are enrolled or employed at Dallas Baptist University.

Can I change my meal plan if it does not fit my needs?

Yes! Changing to a bigger or smaller meal plan can be done during the first week of school. All other changes must be requested by the Director of Resident Life at (214) 333-5455.

What are Patriot Dollars?

Patriot Dollars are a smart and easy way to make purchases at any dining location on campus. Patriot Dollars are stored on your student ID card. You may purchase Patriot Dollars at any time by calling (214) 333-5446 or visiting the DBU Dining Services office in the Crowley Building, lower level.

What are Flex Dollars/Patriot Dollars?

Flex Dollars are cash values included in the traditional meal plans. They work like a pre-paid debit card with funds kept on your student ID card. Patriot Dollars are cash equivalent dollars that may be added at any time of the year and can be used at any on-campus dining location.

Do Block Meals carry over from semester to semester? 

Block meals are carried over from the fall to the spring.  They are not carried over from year to year.

If I'm not a Resident Hall Student, where do I buy my meal plan?

If you live in the Williamsburg Village Townhomes, Colonial Village Apartments, or off-campus, you can purchase a traditional meal plan through the Residence Life Office in the Crowley Complex. We have also designed a special meal plan just for you called Colonial Plans.

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Food Allergies / Special Dietary Needs 

Do you have particular dietary needs? Please let us know! Our campus Dining Services Program can accommodate your special dietary requirements. For more information, please contact as at (214) 333 -5446. Students should notify the Dean of Students to initiate discussion regarding their individual situation and possible menu solutions.

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