Meal swipes are only accepted at The MAX with the exception of retail locations that accept meal equivalency.

View "What is meal swipe equivalency?" for a list of where and when a student may use his or her meal swipe equivalency. 

On housing "move-in" day and they end the last day of exams for the semester.

CatCash is accepted at all on-campus retail locations. Visit the Bobcat Card Office for a list of off-campus retail locations were CatCash is accepted.

Students with an Unlimited 7, Unlimited 5, Weekly 10, and Weekly 14 meal plan receive five complimentary guest swipes.

Meal Swipe Equivalency is the purchase of meal at a retail location using a meal swipe from a meal plan. Students receive one meal swipe equivalency per day. Students may only use his or her meal swipe equivalency for breakfast, lunch, lite lunch, or late night dining at the following retail locations:


The Lunch Box 

Monday-Friday, 7:30 - 10:45 a.m.


The Lunch Box

Monday- Friday, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Lite Lunch

The MAX a la Cart 

Monday- Thursday, 2 p.m.- 4:15 p.m.

Late Night

The BobCat Food Court

Monday-Thursday, 8:30- 10 p.m.

Once a student who does not have  an Unlimited 7, Unlimited 5, or 25 Block meal plan has used a meal equivalency swipe during the breakfast, lunch, or lite lunch meal period he or she can not swipe into the dining hall.

The 25 Block Plan is the only plan that will roll from the fall to the spring semester.

 CatCash rolls forward each successive semester. Upon request CatCash balances will be refunded in full, upon graduation, or official withdrawal from GC.

Students can log into their PAWS account to purchase or change their meal plan if eligible.

Weekly meal plans restart every Sunday at midnight.