How to buy a meal plan

Residence: 2017-2018 Mandatory Meal Plan

Using the Housing portal only

  • Students living in residences with a mandatory meal plan have to choose either the 5-day or 7-day meal plan during the Housing application process. It's cost will be automatically added onto your residence fees which you will pay through your student account.
  • Your meal plan will automatically be activated and added to your uOttawa card.
Residence: 2017-2018 Optional Meal Plan

Using the Housing portal

  • Students in residences with an optional meal plan may choose to purchase the 5-day or 7-day meal plan during the Housing application process. If you select a meal plan, it's cost will be added onto your residence fees which you will pay through your student account.
  • Your meal plan will automatically be activated and added to your uOttawa card.

Online

  • Starting August 1, 2017 meal plans can be purchased online using Visa, Mastercard and Interac online (BMO, TD Canada Trust, RBC and ScotiaBank).
  • Once logged in (as a student or parent), select the meal plan tab to purchase a meal plan.

In person

  • Meal plans must be paid in full, either by Visa, Mastercard, Interac, certified cheque or cash. 
  • Certified cheques or money orders must be made payable to “uOttawa Card Service”. 
  • Purchase must be in Canadian funds.
Students living off-campus 2017-2018

Online

  • Starting August 1st, 2017 meal plans can be purchased online using Visa, Mastercard and Interac online (BMO, TD Canada Trust, RBC and ScotiaBank).
  • Once logged in (as a student or parent), select the meal plan tab to purchase a meal plan.

In person

  • Meal plans must be paid in full, either by Visa, Mastercard, Interac, certified cheque or cash. 
  • Certified cheques or money orders must be made payable to “uOttawa Card Service”. 
  • Purchase must be in Canadian funds.
2018 Summer options

Summer meal plans can only be purchased in person

  • Meal plans may be purchased in full in person by Visa, Mastercard, Interac, certified cheque or cash.  Certified cheques or money orders can be made payable to “uOttawa Card Service”. 
  • Purchase must be in Canadian funds.
Residence: 2018-2019 Mandatory Meal Plan

Using the Housing portal only

  • Students living in residences with a mandatory meal plan have to choose either the 5-day or 7-day meal plan during the Housing application process. It's cost will be automatically added onto your residence fees which you will pay through your student account.  The meal plan fee is split in two terms (fall and winter).
  • On August 28, 2018 your meal plan will automatically be activated and added to your uOttawa card.
Residence: 2018 - 2019 Optional Meal Plan

Using the Housing portal

  • Students in residences with an optional meal plan may choose to purchase the 5-day or 7-day meal plan during the Housing application process. If you select a meal plan, it's cost will be added onto your residence fees which you will pay through your student account.
  • If you purchase your meal plan when applying for residence, your meal plan will automatically be activated and added to your uOttawa card on August 28 2018.

Online

  • Starting August 1, meal plans can be purchased online using Visa, Mastercard and Interac online (BMO, TD Canada Trust, RBC and ScotiaBank).
  • Once logged in (as a student or parent), select the meal plan tab to purchase a meal plan.

In person

  • Meal plans must be paid in full, either by Visa, Mastercard, Interac, certified cheque or cash. 
  • Certified cheques or money orders must be made payable to “uOttawa Card Service”. 
  • Purchase must be in Canadian funds.
Students living off-campus 2018-2019

Online

  • Starting August 1st, meal plans can be purchased online using Visa, Mastercard and Interac online (BMO, TD Canada Trust, RBC and ScotiaBank).
  • Once logged in (as a student or parent), select the meal plan tab to purchase a meal plan.

In person

  • Meal plans must be paid in full, either by Visa, Mastercard, Interac, certified cheque or cash. 
  • Certified cheques or money orders must be made payable to “uOttawa Card Service”. 
  • Purchase must be in Canadian funds.

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Meal plans 101

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