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Room and Board rates are approved by the Board of Trustees. The rates for 2014-2015 are as follows:

SEMESTER HOUSING RATES Once the Housing down payment of $250.00 has been paid, the remainder of the room and board charges will be billed in early August for the Fall semester and early December for the Spring semester.

$4,150.00

7 PLUS PLAN = 7 Dining Meals Each Week plus $200 Dining Dollars per Semester plus 2 bonus meals per semester

$4,335.00

10 PLUS PLAN = 10 Dining Meals Each Week plus $60 Dining Dollars per Semester plus 3 bonus meals per semester

$4,498.00

12 PLUS PLAN = 12 Dining Meals Each Week plus $100 Dining Dollars per Semester plus 4 bonus meals per semester

$4,679.00

15 PLUS PLAN = 15 Dining Meals Each Week plus $140 Dining Dollars per Semester plus 5 bonus meals per semester

Dining Dollars are non-refundable.
Dining Center Meals MUST be used each week and cannot be accumulated.

Upgrade Rooms
If you choose to upgrade your room from a double room  to a single room, which is a residence hall room designed to house two students, but reserved for one, it is an additional $850.00 per semester. 

If you choose to upgrade your room from a triple room to a double room which is a residence hall room designed to house three students, but reserved for two students, it is an additional $450.00 semester per person.

If you choose a Deluxe Double, limited deluxe doubles will be available in Andrews Hall 9th floor and Thomas Hall North 4th floor at the additional charge of $450.00 per person, per semester. 

Dining Services Options
There are four (4) meal plan options: The 7 plus plan, the 10 plus plan, 12 plus plan and the 15 plus plan. Each plan allows you to eat a specific number of meals in the University -operated dining centers each week.

  • The Meal Zones: students will be able to eat every 2 hours. (If you eat at 8:00 am, you will be able to eat again at 10:01 am).
  • Bonus meals are given to each person on a contract meal plan. A set number of bonus meals per semester are given to all contract meal plan holders that does not count against the weekly meal balances. These bonus meals can be used if you run out of meals during any given week.
    • 7 plus plan = 2 bonus meals per semester
    • 10 plus plan = 3 bonus meals per semester
    • 12 plus plan = 4 bonus meals per semesters
    • 15 plus plan = 5 bonus meals per semester


The Plus Meal Option permits each resident with a board plan to use a specified number of Dining Dollars for any of the following:

  • Purchases at the Food Court, Java B & B, and Panther Pantry
  • Additional meals for the resident in any Dining Center
  • Purchases at the Convenience Center located in Thomas Hall

Cost Comparison Worksheet