Dining Plan FAQ

If I have any questions about my Dining Plan, who could I contact for assistance?

If you have any questions, comments or concerns you may contact us at diningplans@uakron.edu.

When can I start using my Dining Plan? 

Fall dining plans go into effect on Sunday (brunch) prior to the 1st of the semester and end with lunch on the Friday of exam week. Spring dining plans will begin on breakfast on the Saturday prior to the start of the semester and end with lunch on the Friday of exam week.

Are there certain times the Dining Plan will be accepted? 

You can use the Dining Plan during the following times:

  • Breakfast – 7-10:45 a.m.
  • Lunch – 11 a.m.-3:45 p.m.
  • Dinner – 4-9 p.m.
  • Late Night – 10 p.m.-1 a.m.

You may use one swipe during each of the time periods.

Can I use my Dining Plan during academic breaks?

Dining Plans are not available during breaks. - Thanksgiving, Winter / Spring

What if I want to change my Dining Plan?

If you find that the dining plan you selected is not working with your schedule or eating habits you may go on line and into My Akron any time during the first 4 weeks of the semester, click the Dining Services change / cancel icon to complete the form. Any changes thereafter can ONLY be upgrades. Dining plan changes are updated on a weekly basis. Each student is limited to two changes per semester.

Where can I purchase a Dining Plan?

You may purchase a dining plan at any time during the semester by

Can I cancel my Dining Plan?

If you are in the Residence Halls, you may NOT cancel your dining plan. The only way your dining plan may be canceled is if you move out of housing.
If you move out of housing and wish to cancel your dining plan, you may go into My Akron, click the Dining Services change / cancel icon to complete the form
All cancellation requests must be received prior to the 8th week of the semester.

Can I get a refund?

Refunds are not available for unused meals or dining dollars.