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Food Services

Dining Hall salad bar.

Nutritious, high quality, affordable food.

Catering available on both our Halifax and Agricultural Campus.

Let us cater your event!

Chef Mike

Sustainable and locally sourced.

My Three Cousins Food Truck

A variety of locations on campus.

Food station in dining hall.

Meal plans available to students, faculty and staff.

Chef Ted

Food prepared from scratch.

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.

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). $1,870 $1,905 $3,775
19 Meals per week plus $200 in Food Bucks to be spent on and off campus at participating DalCard food outlets. ($100 per term). $1,760
$1,795 $3,555
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). $1,710 $1,745 $3,455
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). $1,680 $1,715 $3,395
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.     $2,970
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.
    $2,250

Residence meal plans can be purchased when you apply for residence.

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).

Halifax Off-Campus & Optional Meal Plans

Plan description Fall
Winter
Total
Tiger Plan unlimited dining hall entries plus $200 in Food Bucks to be spent on and off campus at participating DalCard food outlets ($100 per term). $1,870 $1,905 $3,775
14 Plan for 14 dining hall entries per week plus $150 in Food Bucks to be spent on and off campus at participating DalCard food outlets ($75 per term). $1,710
$1,745 $3,445
10 Plan for 10 dining hall entries per week plus $100 in Food Bucks to be spent on and off campus at participating DalCard food outlets ($50 per term). $1,555 $1,590 $3,145
100 Block Plan for 100 dining hall entries per school year (Sept.-April) plus $50 in Food Bucks to be spend on and off campus at participating DalCard food outlets. $1,054.48 + HST
80 Block Plan for 80 dining hall entries per school year (Sept.-April) plus $50 in Food Bucks to be spent on and off campus at participating DalCard food outlets.
$843.45 + HST

Off-campus meal plans can be purchased online through MyDalCard (log in required).

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
$1,960 $2,000 $3,960

Residence meal plans can be purchased when you apply for residence.

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.

 

Agricultural Off-Campus & Optional Meal Plans

Plan Description
Total
Value Pack Sampler for 10 meals to use at Jenkins Maketplace where you enjoy all-you-care-to-eat dining, any time, any day throughout the academic year. Prices  $105
Value Pack 25 for 25 meals to use at Jenkins Marketplace where you enjoy all-you-care-to-eat dining, any time, any day throughout the academic year. Prices include HST. $282
Value Pack 50 for 50 meals to use at Jenkins Marketplace where you enjoy all-you-care-to-eat dining, any time, any day throughout the academic year. Prices include HST. $559
Student Favourite Value Pack 75 for 75 meals to use at Jenkins Marketplace where you enjoy all-you-care-to-eat dining, any time, any day throughout the academic year. Prices include HST. $833
Lunch Pack 25 for 25 lunches to use at Jenkins Marketplace all-you-care-to-eat experience throughout the academic year. Price includes HST. $256
Lunch Pack 50 for 50 lunches to use at Jenkins Marketplace all-you-care-to-eat experience throughout the academic year. Price includes HST. $496
Lunch Pack 75 for 75 lunches to use at Jenkins Marketplace all-you-care-to-eat experience throughout the academic year. Price includes HST. $735

Agricultural campus meal plans may be purchased directly from our food services provider's website.

See Dining for more information about dining on campus. See Food Services (Truro campus) for more information about menus and nutritional information.