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Meal Plans 2017-2018

All Access - $1777.00 per semester

  • This meal plan allows you unlimited access to the Hornet's Nest. You may enter the Hornet's Nest as frequently as you wish, with no restrictions on the number of personal meals you may eat per day or the number of times you may enter the Hornet's Nest per week.
  • This plan includes $125 in Dining Dollars that can be used at any dining location in the Memorial Union, including the Hornet's Nest, Hornet Express, and Buzzcotti.

14 Meal Plan - $1733.00 per semester

  • This plan allows you 14 meals per week in the Hornet's Nest. There are no restrictions on the number of meals you may eat per day, but you are limited to 14 personal meals per week. All 14 meals must be used in the Hornet's Nest. The meal plan usage week begins with Friday breakfast and ends with Thursday dinner.
  • This plan includes $125 in Dining Dollars that can be used at any dining location in the Memorial Union, including the Hornet's Nest, Hornet Express, and Buzzcotti.

9 Meal Plan - $1435.00 per semester

  • This plan allows you 9 meals per week in the Hornet's Nest. There are no restrictions on the number of meals you may eat per day, but you are limited to 9 personal meals per week. All 9 meals must be used in the Hornet's Nest. The meal plan usage week begins with Friday breakfast and ends with Thursday dinner.
  • This plan includes $125 in Dining Dollars that can be used at any dining location in the Memorial Union, including the Hornet's Nest, Hornet Express, and Buzzcotti.

OPTIONAL Value Dollars - $130.00 per semester

  • At the time of contract, or until the meal plan change deadline, you may choose to add $260 Value Dollars to your meal plan ($130 per semester), which can be used at any dining location in the Memorial Union, including the Hornet's Nest, Hornet Express, and Buzzcotti.
  • Value Dollars work the same way as Dining Dollars.
  • If you select this option, $130 per semester will be added to your meal plan bill in addition to the cost of the meal plan you select above.

Commuter Plan ($515.00 per semester) 

  • Any member of the campus community - students, faculty, and staff - may purchase a Commuter Plan. Commuter Plans are sold on a semester-by-semester basis (if you want this plan for the entire year, you purchase one plan in the fall, and then a second plan in the spring).
  • This plan includes a total of 75 meals that can be used in the Hornet's Nest over the course of a semester.
  • Meals may also be used in the Hornet Express and Buzzcotti. A meal swipe in retail locations has a $7.00 value. If a meal swipe is used in a retail location and the purchase total is greater than $7.00, the customer will pay the difference.
Important Info

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 call
Fred Karcher (620) 341-5903

Dining Policies

One of our main goals is to provide a pleasant, clean, comfortable and satisfying dining experience. In order to meet this goal, we ask for your assistance with the following procedures:

  • Please bus your dishes and disposables from your table when you have finished dining
  • Please refrain from taking food, dishes or utensils from the dining area.
  • Remember that meal cards are non-transferable. Meal cards cannot be used by anyone but the purchaser.
Emporia State University | Dining Services | 1 Kellogg Circle | Emporia, KS 66801 | tel. (620) 341-1200 | Contact Us