Your Meal Plan Options

Let’s find the plan that’s made to order for you

Just think: Within a five-minute walk of the Jumbo statue, you’ll find nine different dining venues. You can choose from ever-changing, truly global menus that support your dietary needs and preferences.

All first-year and sophomore AS&E students living on campus are required to be on a meal plan. See meal plan options specific to your year below. SMFA Plans here

Meal Plan FAQs

Let’s find the plan that’s made to order for you

Just think: Within a five-minute walk of the Jumbo statue, you’ll find nine different dining venues. You can choose from ever-changing, truly global menus that support your dietary needs and preferences.

All first-year and sophomore AS&E students living on campus are required to be on a meal plan. See meal plan options specific to your year below. SMFA Plans here

Meal Plan FAQs

First-year Students

  • If you’re a first-year AS&E undergrad living on the Medford/Somerville campus, you're auto-enrolled in the Tufts Full Plan. 
  • SMFA students please see your meal plan options here
  • Call the Tufts Dining office at 617-627-3566 or send us an email with any questions. We're here to help!

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2024-25Tufts Full Plan
What do you get per semester?400 swipes (about 3.5 meals/day) + $75 JumboCash + 8 guest swipes
Required. First-year students are auto-enrolled in this plan.
$ per semester?$4,230
Need extra swipes?$104 for 10 meals 
Buy Extra Swipes
Where can I use this meal plan's swipes?Dining Centers: Fresh at Carmichael, Dewick-MacPhie 

Retail locations accepting swipes: Hodgdon Food-on-the-Run, Pax et Lox, Kindlevan Café, SMFA Café, Commons Late Night
Where can I use JumboCash?See JumboCash.net for locations accepting JumboCash.

  Important Dates 

Sophomores

Sophomores living on campus are required to be on a meal plan. Choose from the options below. SMFA students please see your meal plan options here

2024-25 Sophomore Options:Tufts Full Plan220 Plan
What do you get per semester?400 swipes (about 3.5 meals a day) + $75 Jumbo Cash + 8 guest swipes
Best Total Value
220 swipes (about 2 meals a day) + 6 guest swipes
$ per semester?$4,230$3,832
Need extra swipes?$104 for 10 meals 
Buy Extra Swipes
$174 for 10 meals
Buy Extra Swipes
Where can I use this meal plan's swipes?Dining Centers: Fresh at Carmichael, Dewick-MacPhie 

Retail locations accepting swipes: Hodgdon Food-on-the-Run, Pax et Lox, Kindlevan Café, SMFA Café, Commons Late Night
Where can I use JumboCash?See JumboCash.net for locations accepting JumboCash. 

Enroll in SIS by 08/30/24  Important Dates 

After 08/30/24, to enroll in Meal Plans: Call 617-627-3566 or send us an email with your name, ID number, current academic level, and the meal plan you'd like. 

Juniors, Seniors, Tufts Graduate Students

Many juniors, seniors, and graduate students enroll in a meal plan for convenience, variety, to support dietary needs, and to supplement their own cooking or eating out.

2024-25 Junior, Senior, Grad Options:Tufts Full Plan220 Plan160 Plan100 Plan80 Plan40 Plan 
What do you get per semester?400 swipes (about 3.5 meals a day) + $75 Jumbo Cash + 8 guest swipes
Best Total Value
220 swipes (about 2 meals a day) + 6 guest swipes160 swipes (about 10 meals a week) + 6 guest swipes100 swipes (about 6 - 7 meals a week) + 6 guest swipes80 swipes (about 5 meals a week) + 2  guest swipes40 swipes (about 2 - 3 meals a week) 
$ per semester?$4,230$3,832$2,818$1,823$1,462$736 
Need extra swipes?$104 for 10 meals 
Buy Extra Swipes
$174 for 10 meals 
Buy Extra Swipes
$176 for 10 meals 
Buy Extra Swipes
$182 for 10 meals 
Buy Extra Swipes
$183 for 10 meals 
Buy Extra Swipes
$184 for 10 meals 
Buy Extra Swipes
 
Where can I use this meal plan's swipes?Dining Centers: Fresh at Carmichael, Dewick-MacPhie 

Retail locations accepting swipes: Hodgdon Food-on-the-Run, Pax et Lox, Kindlevan Café, SMFA Café, Commons Late Night
Where can I use JumboCash?See JumboCash.net for locations accepting JumboCash.

Enroll in SIS by 08/30/24  Important Dates 

After 08/30/24, to enroll in Meal Plans: Call 617-627-3566 or send us an email with your name, ID number, current academic level, and the meal plan you'd like. 

Graduate/Fletcher Students

Enjoy meals with the campus community at our Dining Centers – Fresh at Carmichael and Dewick-MacPhie. You'll find delicious, healthy food choices for a wide variety of tastes and eating preferences at a great value. Use at your leisure– Tufts Dining Graduate and Faculty 25 Meals never expire.

Meal PlanWhat’s IncludedCost 
Graduate/Fletcher Lunches25 Lunches (No tax)$284Buy
Graduate/Fletcher Anytime25 Anytime Meals (No tax)$316Buy
Where can I use this meal plan's swipes?• Fresh at Carmichael • Dewick-MacPhie