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Dining Plan Terms & Conditions

General Terms

  • There are no refunds on Commuter and Dining Dollar plan purchases. All sales are final, non-refundable, and non-transferable.
  • Any remaining Meal Swipes, Guest Meals, or Dining Dollars at the time a student, faculty, staff, or visitor/affiliate relationship with the University ends or is no longer active will be forfeited.
  • Prices, plans, dining locations, and hours of operation are subject to change.
  • The plan holder must present their valid Bronco Card at all dining locations each time of use.
  • Idaho state sales tax (currently 6%) is applicable to the base price of the meals and will be taxed at the time of plan purchase.
  • All Dining Dollars will be taxed at the time of the transaction.
  • Dining Dollars are not eligible for purchasing gift cards.
  • Purchasing a Boise State Dining Plan opts you into receiving communications and updates from the Boise State Dining team.

Key Definitions

TermDefinition
Commuter PlanPlans come with Meal Swipes and Dining Dollars (excluding the Byte). The full balance is loaded at the time of purchase and does not reset.
Residential Weekly Dining PlanPlans come with Meal Swipes, Dining Dollars, and Guest Meals for on-campus residents. Meal Swipe balance resets weekly to a set amount, Dining Dollars and Guest Meals do not reset.
Residential Block Dining PlanPlans come with Meal Swipes and Dining Dollars for on-campus residents. The full balance is loaded when placed into applicable housing assignment and does not reset.
Meal SwipesEntitles the meal plan holder to a meal at Buster's Kitchen or SouthFork.
Guest MealsUsed at dining halls to allow more than one entry within the time block. Can be used to allow entry into Buster's Kitchen or SouthFork for people other than the meal plan holder.
Dining DollarsPrepaid funds, similar to a gift card. You can reload anytime by visiting the Boise State Dining Online Store. Dining Dollars can be used at participating food service locations.

Plan Conditions

RESIDENTIAL PLANS

  • Meal Swipes provide access to Buster’s Kitchen and SouthFork. The availability of options varies by location.
  • Weekly Meal Swipes reset on your Bronco Card early Monday morning.
  • Weekly Meal Swipes are only valid for the plan holder.
  • Dining Dollars become available for use at 10:00 AM on the first day of move-in.
  • Unused Dining Dollars will carry over from fall to spring; expiring at the end of the spring semester.
  • Plan pricing and plan dates apply to the semester of purchase.
  • Plans tied to a Boise State Housing and Residence Life License Agreement expire at the end of the License Agreement.

COMMUTER PLANS

  • Meal Swipes and Dining Dollars are loaded on your Bronco Card at the time of purchase and expire one year from the date of purchase.

OTHER PLANS

  • Dining Dollars can be used at all campus dining locations.
  • Plans are loaded on your Bronco Card at the time of purchase and expire one year from purchase.

Residential Weekly Dining Plan Cancellations & Refunds