Ancillary Services

Food Services

At Dal, we recognize the importance of providing high quality, well-balanced, nutritious food options for students, staff, faculty and guests wherever they're located on our campuses.

Dalhousie University strives to offer something for everyone through a variety of retail outlets, dining halls, and professional catering services on the Halifax campus and the Agricultural campus in Truro.

Residence Meal Plans: 2020/21 Academic Year

Halifax Residence Meal Plans

Plan description Fall
Winter
Total
Freedom Plan: An unlimited swipe plan. In other words, all you care to eat, as many times as you like while the dining hall is open. Includes $200 in Food Bucks to be spent on and off campus at participating DalCard food outlets. ($100 per term). $2,098.82 $2,136.18 $4,235
19 Meals per week plus $200 in Food Bucks to be spent on and off campus at participating DalCard food outlets. ($100 per term). $1,973.49
$2,008.51 $3,982
14 Meals per week plus $150 in Food Bucks to be spent on and off campus redeemed at participating DalCard food outlets. ($75 per term). $1,920.75 $1,955.25 $3,876
10 Meals per week (Returning students only) plus $350 in Food Bucks to be spent on and off campus at participating DalCard food outlets. ($175 per term). $1,874.62 $1,906.38 $3,781
Block Plan 1: (LeMarchant Place students only) 217 meals to be used any time throughout the academic year. (Equivalent to 7 meals/week). Includes $200 in Food Bucks to be spent at participating DalCard food outlets.     $3,325
Block Plan 2: (LeMarchant Place students only) 155 meals to be used any time throughout the academic year. (Equivalent to 5 meals/week). Includes $200 in Food Bucks to be spent at participating DalCard food outlets.
    $2,510

*Please note, meal plans are selected at the time you accept your residence room offer and will be charged to your student account with your residence fee. Residence students do not need to purchase a meal plan separately. Please contact the Residence Office if you'd like to change your meal plan during the year.

See Dining to learn more about Halifax's dining hall and other retail food options. For more information about meal plans, menus, and nutritional information, see Food Services (Halifax).

Agricultural Campus Residence Meal Plan

Plan Type Fall Winter Total
Seven-day/Freedom Plan
$2,210.94 $2,253.06 $4,464

*Please note, meal plans are selected at the time you accept your residence room offer and will be charged to your student account with your residence fee. Residence students do not need to purchase a meal plan separately. Please contact the Residence Office if you'd like to change your meal plan during the year.

Traditional residences at the Agricultural Campus have continuous dining available at Jenkins Hall. See Dining for more information about dining on campus. See Food Services (Truro campus) for more information about menus and nutritional information.