New Student Dining Resources

New Student Dining Resources

Learn about RIT Dining's meal plans, payment types, and other resources and tools to help you easily adjust to dining at RIT.


We're RIT Ready

We've been preparing all summer for a safe return to campus. We've made changes and enhancements to all dining locations. We continue to emphasize cleaning and sanitation; and increased flexibility in meals plans, online ordering, and online dining account management.

We look forward to you experiencing our newly renovated units, new food menus, and dining events. 


Key Resources

Meal Plans

Our meal plans are designed to meet students’ diverse dining needs and eating habits. Our plans provide great value and flexibility for catching a meal on the go or enjoying a sit down meal.

How to Use Your Meal Plan
  • All meal plans are funds comprised of Dining Dollars. The meal plan you selected determines how many Dining Dollars are in your account at the beginning of the semester.
  • Dining Dollars are used to purchase perishable and non-perishable groceries and food items only.
  • Make sure to check your balance regularly at It is your responsibility to budget your spend each week.
An online portal where you can enroll and manage their meal plans and housing.

Payment Types
We offer a variety of payment methods to make purchasing on-campus convenient and fast.
Tiger Spend
An online portal where students can manage Tiger Bucks and Dining Dollars.
Tiger Pay
A mobile payment option to make in-person payments using your smartphone from Tiger Spend.
Nutrition and Allergens
RIT Dining is dedicated to assisting and educating the RIT community with eating well on campus. Our program gives customers helpful and practical information and resources on nutrition, healthy living, special dietary restrictions and needs, food allergies and healthy options.
Care Packages

Our care packages are an exclusive gift service offered to the on-campus community. Themed care packages are available during specific times of the year that highlight the spiRIT of the university. We also help families celebrate special occasions with baked goods, pizzas, and balloons.

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RIT Dining partners with the RIT Service Center to provide a single, efficient point of contact for questions and requests. Our team is here to help answer your questions and guide your decisions. 


Tools & Helpful Links