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 optionnal meal plan may choose to purchase the 5-day or 7-day meal plan during the Hoursing 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.

Access your uOttawa Card to:

  • View your balance
  • Add funds
  • Deactivate your card

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