Good to Know

How do I select a Meal Plan?

Ithaca College offers one flat-rate Unlimited Meal Plan for students who live on campus. The meal plan also includes $230 Bomber Bucks to purchase food at campus retail eateries.   

Students who live off-campus or reside in Circles or Garden Apartments have the option of choosing the Unlimited Plan or the Commuter Plan, which consists of 5 Meals per week and $600 in Bomber Bucks to use at campus eateries.

You can select a voluntary meal plan by clicking here and logging in with a student Netpass. You may also contact Student Financial Services at (607) 274-3131, sfs@ithaca.edu, or visit the office on the 2nd floor of the Peggy Ryan Williams Center during business hours, to opt-in for a Voluntary Meal Plan. 

Where can I use my meal plan?

Meal Plan swipes can be used in Terrace & Campus Center Dining Halls. Bomber Bucks can be used at any on-campus food retail location.

How do I purchase Bomber Bucks?

You can start to add more Bomber Bucks this Fall through the GET App. You can manage your account from your computer or GET Mobile for Android | iOS.

What is the difference between Bomber Bucks and ID Express?

Bomber Bucks are tax exempt and can be used in any on-campus location food retail location. Bomber Bucks allotted in the meal plan must be used within the Academic Semester and additionally purchased Bomber Bucks must be used within Academic Year.

ID Express is a debit account opened through Ithaca College and not associated with Dining Services. More information on ID Express

Do my Bomber Bucks carry over if I don't use them?

  • Bomber Bucks Included with a Meal Plan must be used by the end of the Academic Semester. 
  • Additionally Purchased Bomber Bucks and Bomber Bucks purchased by Students who are not on a Meal Plan will carry over from the Fall Semester to the Spring Semester, but any and all unused funds will expire at the end of the Academic Year.

Where can I find dining hall menus and hours of operation?

You can find our daily menus here. We are diligently working on new menu interface and we will have more information to share in upcoming months!  

What do I do if I have a special dietary need or food allergy?

Our offerings to those requiring special diets are located here. If you are having difficulty finding food that fits your needs, please contact us at dine@ithaca.edu or ask to speak to a dining hall manager or supervisor on duty for assistance.

Do I have to select which meal plan I want every year?

First-year students and students living in campus dorms will be automatically enrolled into the Unlimited Meal Plan, which includes $230 Bomber Bucks.  Students moving to an on-campus apartment or living off-campus have the option to select either the Unlimited Plan or the Commuter Plan, which includes 5 Meals per week and $600 Bomber Bucks to use during the Academic Semester. 

You can select a voluntary meal plan by clicking here and logging in with a student Netpass. You may also contact Student Financial Services at (607) 274-3131, sfs@ithaca.edu, or visit the office on the 2nd floor of the Peggy Ryan Williams Center during business hours, to opt-in for a Voluntary Meal Plan. 

What if I am sick and I can't make it to the dining hall?

If you have an isolating sickness, such as influenza, or you feel too sick to leave your room, you can arrange to receive a hot meal from the dining hall! Click here for Housing and Meal Arrangements for Sick Students.

Ithaca College Dining Services

1101 Terrace
Ithaca College
Ithaca, New York 14850

Office Hours: Monday–Friday, 8:30am to 5pm

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(607) 274-1187