Plan Options

2019-2020 Meal Plans: Emporia State University offers three meal plan options for students who live on campus. All students who live on campus are required to have one of three resident meal plans. Students who live off campus may purchase any meal plan. Prices listed on this site are on a per semester basis. If you have questions or need assistance please call our dining office at (620) 341-5907. More information can also be viewed on the Emporia State University Dining Services Page.

  • All Access Plan - $1866.00 per semester
    This meal plan allows you unlimited access to the Hornets Nest.  You may enter the Hornets Nest as frequently as your wish during hours of operation, with no restrictions on the number of personal meals you may eat per day or the number of times you may enter the Hornets Nest per week.  This plan includes $125 Dining Dollars per semester, and is already included in the price of the plan.  Dining Dollars can be used at any dining location, including the Hornets Nest, Hornet Express, Slice of Life and Buzzcotti. 

  • Block 185 Meal Plan - $1820.00 per semester
    This plan allows you 185 meals per semester in the Hornets Nest. You may enter the Hornets Nest as frequently as you wish during hours of operation.  This allows flexibility on the number of personal meals you may eat per day or week.  This plan includes $225 Dining Dollars per semester, and is already included in the price of the plan. Dining Dollars can be used at any dining location, including the Hornets Nest, Hornet Express, Slice of Life, and Buzzcotti. 

  • Block 100 Meal Plan - $1507.00 per semester
    This plan allows you 100 meals per semester in the Hornets Nest.  You may enter the Hornets Nest as frequently as you wish during the hours of operation.  This allows flexibility on the number of personal meals you may eat per day or week  This plan includes $450 Dining Dollars per semester, and is already included in the price of the plan. Dining Dollars can be used at any dining location, including the Hornets Nest, Hornet Express, Slice of Life, and Buzzcotti. 
  • Faculty/Staff and Commuter Student 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 Hornets Nest over the course of a semester. Meals may also be used in the Hornet Express, Slice of Life, 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.  Averages out to approximately 5 meals per week , which essentially covers your lunches.  A great deal as $515 divided by 75 is $6.87 per meal.
  • Hornet Bucks
    The Hornet Bucks program allows you to load money onto your Hornet ID Cards and spend those dollars in any dining venue in the Memorial Union.  When customers load Hornet Bucks onto their cards, a bonus 10% of the purchase amount is added to the card balance. For example, if you purchase $100 Hornet Bucks, you will pay us $100, and we will load $110 on your card. For more information about Hornet Bucks and the Hornet ID Card, visit the Hornet ID Card webpage or call the Memorial Union ID Office at (620) 341-5859.