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Spring 2021 Meal Plan Information

Swarthmore College Dining Services is proud to provide you with your campus dining experience. Our staff has been working hard to ensure that those students who are returning to campus for the spring 2021 semester can enjoy fresh, quality food as safely as possible.

With that in mind, this spring semester, we will be offering one meal plan to all residential students, as outlined below. If you have any questions, please contact our dining services team at 

Spring 2021 Meal Plan

The plan will include 250 meals, $500 Dining Dollars for use at any campus dining locations, the Campus & Community Store, and campus vending machines, and 1 daily late night snack meal swipe that can be used Monday through Friday at Essie Mae’s and the Science Center, and weekends at the Science Center. At this time, we will not be attaching any Swat Points to the meal plan.

Please be aware that the meal plans will begin on the day you move on to campus,  Dining Dollars, will be available starting the first day of classes.

Spring 2021 Meal Plan FAQs

Where will students on campus be able to use Dining Dollars?

Dining Dollars can be used at Essie Mae’s, the Science Center Coffee Bar, campus vending machines, and the Swarthmore Campus and Community Store (for food, beverage, and convenience products only), beginning on the first day of classes.

Will students on campus be able to use Student Garnet Cash in the Ville?

Student Garnet Cash will not be available for use in the Ville during the fall semester.

Where will students be able to use their meal equivalency?

Essie Mae’s, Mon-Fri, 8 p.m—10 p.m. Science Center Coffee Bar Mon - Thur:  10 p.m. - midnight and Fri, Sat, and Sun: 7:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Will students be able to eat at any campus dining location this spring semester?

Most campus dining locations will be open for food pick-up, take out, or dining in, but hours of operation will be modified. Please see our Dining Locations and Hours page for detailed information.