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Changing Meal Plans

If you reside in a UCSB Residence Hall and would like to change your meal plan, you may submit your request using our meal plan change form. Requests to increase or decrease meals may be submitted at any time and will be processed to begin the following week, whenever possible. Please note that this applies ONLY to students who live in the residence halls. Off Campus meal plan holders please visit the Off Campus Meal Plan page.

Approximate Rate Difference: (for planning purposes)
  • Unlimited meals per week compared to 17 meals per week = $53.00 less per month
  • Unlimited meals per week compared to 14 meals per week = $108.00 less per month
  • Unlimited meals per week compared to 10 meals per week = $151.00 less per month
  • Unlimited meals per week compared to 7* meals per week = $187.00 less per month
  • 17 meals per week compared to 14 meals per week = $54.00 less per month
  • 17 meals per week compared to 10 meals per week = $97.00 less per month
  • 17 meals per week compared to 7* meals per week = $133.00 less per month
  • 14 meals per week compared to 10 meals per week = $43.00 less per month
  • 14 meals per week compared to 7* meals per week = $79.00 less per month
  • 10 meals per week compared to 7* meals per week = $35.00 less per month

*The 7 meal plan option is only available for 2nd year students and higher.

Please note: Billing transactions generated due to a meal plan change will be posted to a student’s BARC account.

Meal Plan Change Forms

To change your meal plan please click on the appropriate academic year link below.

For more information please contact University & Community Housing Services at 805-893-4371.