Plan Options

Meal plans offer convenience, variety and savings to your campus experience. We offer plans for both resident and commuter students.


Our meal plan options provide you with meal swipes access to the all you care to eat Lombard Dining Hall as well as a set amount of Bison Bucks.

The Unlimited Meal Plan
The required meal plan for all first year & Sophomores resident students and an option for upperclassmen, you will enjoy unlimited access to the all you can to eat Lombard Dining Hall. You will also receive $150 Bison Bucks per semester to spend at any of our on campus retail dining venues or at participating locations around town.

Copper Beech Plan
Juniors and Seniors living in the Copper Beech Apartments can enjoy this plan which offers 90 meals per semester for use in Lombard Dining Hall and $300 Bison Bucks per semester to spend at any of our on campus retail dining venues or at participating locations around town.

The Ten Meal Plan
Availible to Juniors and Seniors, enjoy 10 meals per week in Lombard Dining Hall and $250 Bison Bucks for the semester.


Commuter students can enjoy the convenience of dining on campus and the satisfaction of saving time and money with access to the all you care to eat Lombard Dining Hall as well as a set amount of Bison Bucks.


Bison Bucks are the Nichols College campus currency linked to your school ID. It's a dollar for dollar equivilency, spent like cash and is accepted at all dining locations.

Commuter Meal Plan
Commuter Students can purchase a plan designed specifically for you. Our Commuter Meal Plan comes with 25 meals per semester to be used in Lombard Dining Hall as well as $75 Bison Bucks for the semester.

Bison Bucks
Bison Bucks are the Nichols College campus currency linked to your school ID. It's a dollar for dollar equivilency, spent like cash and can be used at any of our on campus retail dining venues or at participating locations around town.