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FoodNew food service partner means more options for you

The addition of Aramark as our food service partner means more innovative and sustainable retail brands are coming to campus, like Panda Express®, Steak ‘n Shake® and Chick-fil-A® – with the addition of Au Bon Pain® and Qdoba® in 2016!

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Meal Plan Information

Information about time periods and swipe meals can be found in the document "Zip Swipes 101". We have posted the swipe options menus for the operations that take swipes. You can find those in our Menu page.

Dining Options

Where to eat

Whether you’re craving subs or sushi, beef or shrimp, waffles or wonton soup, there's an eatery on campus for you.



Dining Plans

Dining Plans

We have a variety of dining plan options available to suit your style. Click the link above to view your options.

Contact Us

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Allergy and Special diet needs

Do you have food allergies or special diet needs? University Dining Services can accommodate almost all diet needs. Click here for our policy on special accommodations.

Purchasing a Dining Plan

Commuter students / Staff / Faculty may purchase a Dining Plan at any time during the semester.  Your Dining Plan charge can be added to your Student Account before the end of the first week of classes.

If you are purchasing this plan after the first week of the semester, we require pre-payment.

To purchase a Dining Plan online with a credit card or electronic check please go to or you may print and complete the “Dining Plan - Spring 2016 Application and contract conditions” and return it along with payment to any Zip Card Office.

Once you have completed your Dining Plan contract, please return via: fax 330-972-8420, e-mail:, or mail to: The University of Akron, Zip Card Office, Akron, Ohio 44325-4607.

Should you have any questions, you may contact the Zip Card Office (330) 972-5637.

The current Dining Plan Application and contract conditions can be found in the forms section below.



New Information


Note: Serving Food on Campus Form is now the Catering Waiver Request Form