Dining Services

Dining Services at RU strives to provide you the best possible on-campus dining experience. Supported by an award-winning culinary team, we offer flavorful food options to sustain your body and mind. Visit the Dining Services website for more information on menus and catering services.

How Can We Help You?

Purchase a Meal Plan

Change My Meal Plan

You may add flex dollars or upgrade your meal plan but you may not lower your meal plan after the first week of classes. Flex dollars may be added in increments of $25.

Dining Locations
Thomas More Dining, Massman Hall:

  • Hearthstone Oven – a brick oven providing fresh made pizzas, calzones, and stromboli.
  • Fresh Market – our freshly made salad bar with fruits, vegetables, and grains.
  • The Deli – made-to-order sandwiches (hot or cold).
  • Fresh Grill – burgers and other grilled favorites.
  • Eat, Live, Lean – a cooked-to-order venue creating the art of social cooking.
  • The Kitchen – your favorite home-style comfort foods.
  • My Pantry – self-service specialty items from a fully stocked refrigerator.

Rock Room, Massman Hall:

  • Subway
  • Outtakes Convenience

Massman Hall first floor:

  • Einstein Bros. Bagels

Arrupe Hall first floor:

  • The Roasterie

Conway Hall basement:

  • Iggy's Cafe

Meal Plan Options for the 2018-2019 School Year
All meal plans are tax-free.

Residence Hall Students
Our flexible meal plans offer students convenience and variety.  Students living in the residence halls and THVs are required to choose between a five-day meal plan or a seven-day meal plan.  All plans include unlimited access to the all-you-care-to-eat Thomas More Dining Hall. Students select a flex dollar amount with their meal plan. Flex dollars only carry over from fall to spring semesters and can be used at any dining location, concession, or vending.

Meal Plan 150 Flex Dollars 200 Flex Dollars 250 Flex Dollars 300 Flex Dollars 350 Flex Dollars
Seven-day Meal Plan (Sunday-Saturday) $1,980 $2,030 $2,080 $2,130 $2,180
Five-day Meal Plan (Monday-Friday) $1,665 $1,715 $1,765 $1,815 $1,865

Prices are per semester.

Students living in an OCH and Rockhurst Row Houses may choose from a plan above or one of the following plans:   Commuter Students, Faculty and Staff may also choose from the plans below.

THV Residents: (New for 2018-2019) Residents may choos from a 7-Day meal plan or a 5-day meal plan with flex dollars or the 120 Block + $450 in Felx Dollars. 

120 Blocks + $450 Flex Dollars -  Enjoy up to 120 meals at our all-you-care-to-eat dining hall plus 450 flex dollars to be used at any on-campus dining location, concessions, or vending for  $1,350/semester.
60 Blocks + $500 Flex Dollars –  Enjoy up to 60 meals at our all-you-care-to eat dining hall plus 500 flex dollars to be used at any on-campus dining location, concessions, or vending for $930 per semester.
30 Blocks + $250 Flex Dollars –   Enjoy up to 30 meals at our all-you-care-to-eat dining hall plus 250 flex dollars to be used at any on-campus dining location, concessions, or vending for $470 per semester.

Housing and Semester Breaks
Limited food service is available for students staying on campus during semester breaks. Dining Services will notify students about locations and times of operation prior to breaks. Hawk dollars, debit cards, credit cards, and cash are accepted during breaks. Residence halls are open during Fall Break, Thanksgiving Break and Easter Break.

Cancellations and Refunds

Prorated refunds for the current semester's meal plan (less a $150 service charge) will be offered when a student meets one of the following conditions:

  • Enrollment withdrawal
  • Move from residence hall assignment to a OCH or Rock Row
  • Complete withdrawal from the residence life system

Meal plans cannot be downgraded after the first week of school, but can be upgraded. The meal refund schedule matches the university's academic refund schedule. Please consult the course catalog for the full refund schedules. No refunds will be made after the fourth week of classes.

Hawk Dollars
If you do not want to purchase a meal plan from the above options, you can purchase Hawk dollars through the Dining Services website or at the Thomas Moore Dining Hall. Hawk dollars remain on your card until you leave the university and are subject to a 10.35 percent tax.

For catering, please contact Dining Services at 816-501-4001. For concerns regarding food allergies, contact the Office of Retention and Access Services at 816-501-4689.