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Dining Plans

Resident Plans

19 Meal Plan "The Balanced Plan"
This plan offers students 19 meals per week (one during each 'meal period') per semester, plus 8 guest meals, plus $50 in Points per semester. All meals are non-transferable.

210 Block Plan "The Morning Sleeper"
This plan offers students 210 meals per semester, plus 8 guest meals, plus $100 in Points per semester, for a total average of 13 meals per week.


Our 2017 Dining Brochure

Commuter Plan

Commuter Plan

"Any 5" Plan - $470.00 purchase
This plan offers commuter students the convenience of five (5) meals in the Marketplace or Rio Cyber Cafe each week per semester. Your choice! You can enjoy five delicious, healthy breakfasts, lunches and/or dinners with your friends in our all-you-care-to-eat dining facility for less than $4.50 per meal!

We make great meals at affordable prices!

All meals are non-transferable.

"Any 10" Plan - $910.00 purchase

"Faculty" Meal Plan - $310.00

Rio Plans - "Absolute Security"

Rio Plans can be purchased by anyone to enjoy delicious meals and snacks while dining with their friends and peers. These plans are for anyone not required to be on a plan, or for those who need additional funds for dining on campus. These funds offer a great value, as they can by used in the Marketplace or in the Rio Cyber Café.

PLUS, depending on the plan you purchase, you'll receive FREE Bonus Points just for getting on a plan.

Rio PlansPlan Cost+ Free $You ReceivePremium
Titanium Plan$600$60$66010%
Platinum Plan$500$50$55010%
Gold Plan$400$28$4287%
Silver Plan$300$21$3217%
White Plan$200$10$2105%
Red Plan$100$5$1055%

The more you buy, the more you get! Activate your ID card today by going to the Accounting Office, in 205 Allen Hall, or simply call for more information at (740) 245-7226 or -7502. Get on a plan today!

Meal Cards 

As a part of our Campus Dining Services Program, you will be equipped with a Meal Card that offers you purchasing power for our services. Here is how your Meal Card works: a validated Student I.D. must be presented in the Cyber Cafe and the Marketplace.

Activate your 'RIO $Choice$' I.D. Card! Your I.D. Card can be used for purchases in the Marketplace, Food Court and Bookstore. Activate your I.D. Card by stopping by the Accounting Office or call for more information at (740) 245-7226 or (740) 245-7502

Lost Your Meal Card? 

In case of a missing Meal Card, please notify Campus Police.

Dining Procedures

One of our main goals is to provide a pleasant, clean, comfortable and satisfying dining experience. In order to meet this goal, we ask for your assistance with the following procedures:

  • Please bus your own tables when finished eating.
  • Take only the food you plan to eat, and be sure to eat all the food you take.
  • Please do not remove food, dishes, or utensils from the Dining Area
  • Meal Cards are non-transferable. Do not lend them to anyone, or borrow one from someone else.
  • Meal Cards must be presented at all times.
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Important Info

Dining with a Guest

Visiting with a friend or family member? You are welcome to enjoy a meal with them in our cafeteria. Guest prices are as follows:

  • Breakfast: $5.06
  • Lunch: $7.07
  • Dinner: $9.70

Dietary Requirements 

Do you have particular dietary needs? No problem! Our Campus Dining Services Program can accommodate your special dietary requirements. For more information, please contact (740) 245-5660.


Feel free to contact us at (740) 245-5660 or drop us a line from the feedback page.

Need to change your plan? Contact the Finance Department at (740) 245-7226.

Quick, healthy options all semester for an additional 10% off the door rate.

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