Alert Tufts Dining COVID-19 UPDATE: Dewick2GO, located in Dewick-MacPhie Dining Center will be the only on-campus location open this summer and will serve takeout food prepared to order 7 days a week.

Meal Plan Options

Meal Plan Options

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Undergraduate Students - Somerville/Medford 2020-2021

Tufts Premium Plan

All first-year Tufts AS&E and first-year NEC/SMFA dual-degree students are automatically enrolled in the required Premium Plan.
Eligible: All Students
Cost: $3557

The Premium Plan includes:

  • 400 meals per semester
  • $75 in JumboCash

During each meal period, you can either:

  • Visit one of our dining centers multiple times, OR
  • Visit one of our take-out locations once each meal period OR
  • Takeout a Meal from Carmichael or Dewick-MacPhie Dining Center

Find out more about where to eat on campus.

Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors

After your first year, we encourage you to pick the meal plan that best fits your lifestyle. You can continue with a Premium Plan, select a different number of meals per week, or just use JumboCash. If you run out of meals during the semester, you can add more with Meal Blocks.

Sophomores are required to live on campus and are required to have a meal plan. Meal plans are not required for junior and senior students, but most Tufts students (70%+) choose to enroll in one of the following options:

220 Plan

Ideal if you’re interested in enjoying a couple of full meals per day

  • Eligible: Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
  • Cost: $3216
  • Average of 2 meals per day or 13 meals per week

160 Plan

Ideal if you’re interested in eating 1-2 meals on campus each day

  • Eligible: Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
  • Cost: $2366
  • Average of 10 meals per week

100 Plan

Ideal if you’re interested in eating 1-2 meals on campus each day

  • Eligible: Juniors and Seniors
  • Cost: $1530
  • Average of 6-7 meals per week

80 Plan

Ideal if you’re interested in eating a few meals on campus each week

  • Eligible: Juniors and Seniors
  • Cost: $1228
  • Average of 5 meals per week

40 Plan

Ideal if you’re interested in eating a few meals on campus each week

  • Eligible: Juniors and Seniors
  • Cost: $618
  • Average of 2-3 meals per week

Meal Blocks

  • If you run out of meals on your above plan, additional meals are available for purchase in blocks of 10 for $139
  • Sold at the Dining Administration office at 89-91 Curtis Street, Somerville
  • Payment by check, cash, or SIS account until early April

Meal Plan Rules and Restrictions

  • The Premium Plan allows you to use up to 10 meal swipes per day
  • All other plans allow you to use up to 5 meal swipes per day
  • Meal swipes used for takeout may prevent you from being able to swipe into a dining center during that meal period

Compare Plans

  Premium Plan 220 Plan 160 Plan 100 Plan 80 Plan 40 Plan
Meal Swipes
per Semester
400 swipes 220 swipes 160 swipes 100 swipes 80 swipes 40 Swipes
Meals
Avg. per Week
25 meals 13-14 meals 10 meals 6-7 meals 5 meals 2-3 meals
Jumbo Cash $75 none none none none none
Guest Meals none none none none none none
Cost $3557 $3216 $2366 $1530 $1228 $618

 

 

 

 

Undergraduate Students – SMFA/NEC 2020-2021

Our meal plans for SMFA students and NEC dual-degree students are designed with flexibility and convenience in mind. You can use SMFA Plans below, any other Tufts undergraduate plans or Rhino Bucks o purchase meals at the SMFA Café. Rhino Bucks can also be used at over 60 businesses in Boston that accept Campus Cash. If you prefer, you can purchase JumboCash and/or Rhino Bucks to supplement a meal plan.

Tufts Premium Plan includes SMFA/NEC Dual Degree

All first-year SMFA and NEC dual-degree students are automatically enrolled in the Premium Plan
Eligible: All Students
Cost: $3557

The Premium Plan includes:

  • 400 meals per semester
  • $75 in JumboCash

Use your meals at any of the following locations:

  • Carmichael or Dewick-MacPhie Dining Center on the Medford/Somerville campus
  • Our take-out locations on the Medford/Somerville campus (once per meal period)
  • The SMFA Café (once per meal period)

Premium Rhino Bucks Plan

Eligible: Dual-degree students living on the Medford/Somerville campus
Cost: $3557

The Premium Rhino Bucks Plan includes:

  • 272 Meals (meal swipes can be used at SMFA Café)
  • $75 JumboCash
  • $999 Rhino Bucks

SMFA Meal Plans for SMFA BFA and MFA Students

Choose from the following plan options:

SMFA Plan A

All first-year SMFA BFA students are automatically enrolled in the SMFA Plan A
Eligible: All SMFA Students
Cost: $1969

The SMFA Plan A includes:

  • $1,729 in SMFA Meal Money per semester, to be used at the SMFA Café
  • $240 in Rhino Bucks that can be used both on and off campus
  • Up to 3 meal swipes per week at Carmichael and Dewick-MacPhie Dining Centers for eat in or take out.

SMFA Plan B

Eligible: All SMFA Students except first-year BFA students
Cost: Cost: $1347

The SMFA Plan B includes:

  • $1,187 in SMFA Meal Money per semester, to be used at the SMFA Café
  • $160 in Rhino Bucks that can be used both on and off campus
  • Up to 2 meal swipes per week at Carmichael or Dewick-MacPhie Dining Centers for eat in or take out

Compare Plans

  Premium Plan Premium Rhino Bucks Plan SMFA PLAN A SMFA PLAN B
Meal Swipe per semester 400 Swipes 272 Swipes Up to 3 meal swipes per week at Carmichael and Dewick-MacPhie Up to 2 meal swipes per week at Carmichael and Dewick-MacPhie
Money for Meals, etc. $75 JumboCash $75 JumboCash
$999 Rhino Bucks
$1,729 SMFA Meal Money
$240 Rhino Bucks
$1,187 SMFA Meal Money
$160 Rhino Bucks
Guest Swipes N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cost $3557 $3557 $1969 $1347

 

 

 

 

Graduate Students

As a graduate student, we know you balance a busy schedule with lots of commitments. Sign up for any of the student meal plans, or you can select the 25 Anytime Meals where you can enjoy 25 discounted dining center meals at Carmichael and Dewick-MacPhie any time of day. Limited time on campus? Join us for lunch-only by choosing the 25 Lunches option available only to Graduate Students, Faculty, and Staff. Both options are offered at a discounted rate and the meals never expire. Graduate Students can also use any of the 25 Lunches or 25 Anytime Meals for Takeout at Carmichael or Dewick-MacPhie Dining Center. 

Anytime Meals

Ideal if you want the flexibility to eat whenever you like — breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

  • Eligible: Graduate students
  • Cost: $263.00

25 Lunches

Ideal if lunch is when you usually dine with us.

  • Eligible: Graduate students
  • Cost: $236.00

Meal Rules and Restrictions

  • You are allowed to use up to 5 meal swipes per meal period (except Late-Night)
  • No refunds

Compare Plans

  25 Lunches 25 Anytime Meals
Meal Swipes per Semester 25 during lunch 25 any meal period
     
Jumbo Cash N/A N/A
Guests YES, as part of your 25 YES, as part of your 25
Cost $236.00 $263.00

Sign up for the Graduate Student 25 Anytime Meals

Sign up for the Graduate Student 25 Lunches

Additional Graduate Student Plan Options

Craving more? Graduate students are also welcome to sign up for the same plans we offer to our undergraduate students. Dig in to one of the six options below:

  Premium Plan 220 Plan 160 Plan 100 Plan 80 Plan 40 Plan
Meal Swipes
per Semester
400 swipes 220 swipes 160 swipes 100 swipes 80 swipes 40 Swipes
Meals
Avg. per Week
25 meals 13-14 meals 10 meals 6-7 meals 5 meals 2-3 meals
Jumbo Cash $75 none none none none none
Guest Swipes none none none none none none
Cost $3557 $3216 $2366 $1530 $1228 $618

 

 

 

 

Faculty and Staff

Eating in our dining centers is not just for students! Faculty and staff can also enjoy Tufts’ fresh, award-winning food, with two discounted and flexible meal options. With the 25 Anytime Meals, you can enjoy 25 discounted meals at Carmichael and Dewick-MacPhie Dining Centers any time of day. Limited time on campus? Join us for lunch-only by choosing the 25 Lunches option. Both offer a significantly discounted rate and meals never expire. Tufts Faculty and Staff can also use any of the 25 Lunches or 25 Anytime Meals for Takeout at Carmichael or Dewick-MacPhie Dining Center. 

25 Anytime Meals

Ideal if you want the opportunity to eat whenever you like — breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

  • Eligible: Faculty and Staff
  • Cost: $281.41 (price includes MA sales tax)

25 Lunches

Ideal if lunch is the best time of day for you to dine with us.

  • Eligible: Faculty and Staff
  • Cost: $252.52 (price includes MA sales tax)

Meal Rules and Restrictions

  • You are allowed to use up to 5 meal swipes per meal period.
  • No refunds.

Compare Plans

  25 Lunches 25 Anytime Meals
Meal Swipes 25 during lunch 25 any meal period
Jumbo Cash N/A N/A
Guests YES, as part of your 25 YES, as part of your 25
Cost $252.52 $281.41

Sign up for the Faculty/Staff 25 Anytime Meals

Sign up for the Faculty/Staff 25 Lunches

 

 

 

 

Summer Meal Plans 2020

Students living on the Medford/Somerville campus during summer 2020 may enroll in a Meal Plan, use JumboCash, Cash, or Credit Cards to get food at Dewick2GO -- a new concept at the Dewick-MacPhie Dining Center. With so few people on campus, Dewick2GO is the only on-campus location open for the summer and is open 7 days a week. Breakfast is 9-10am (Mon-Fri). Brunch (10am-3pm) and Dinner (4-7pm) are every day.

At Dewick2GO, your food will be prepared while you wait. Quick service coffee, bagels, and the popular hot egg breakfast sandwiches will be available as early as 9am on weekdays. Familiar favorites including burgers, wraps, and panini will be joined by new daily menu items. There are many a la carte items, also. We have something for everyone on campus who is looking for Exciting, Authentic, Tasty, and Sustainable food. Our freshly made salads and hot daily plate specials are prepared with local produce and seasonal ingredients. Let our team cook your next memorable vegetarian or vegan meal that is nutritious, satisfying, and a great value.

Browse the menus here, and be sure to let us know how we are doing!

120 Summer Plan

Ideal if you want to eat most meals on campus.

  • Eligible: All students
  • Cost: $1242 per session
  • 120 meal swipes

80 Summer Plan

Ideal if you want to eat on campus several times a week.

  • Eligible: All students
  • Cost: $1077 per session
  • 80 meal swipes

40 Summer Plan

Ideal if you want to on campus occasionally.

  • Eligible: All students
  • Cost: $547 per session
  • 40 meal swipes
  120 Plan 80 Plan 40 Plan
Meal Swipes per Session 120 Swipes 80 Swipes 40 Swipes
Meals per week 20 meals 13-14 meals 6-7 meals
Jumbo Cash N/A N/A N/A
Guest Swipes none none none
Cost $1242 $1077 $547

How do you sign up for Summer Meals? Starting Thursday, May 7, 2020, visit the Tufts Marketplace on-line to purchase your summer meal plan. You can pay with Mastercard, Visa, and Discover. Your meals will start on Sunday, May 10 for Summer Session I, and June 30 for Summer Session II.