Torero Meal Plans

students dining outdoorsA Meal Plan is a wise choice. Allow us to do the shopping, cooking and clean up so you have more time enjoying life as a Torero while focusing on your studies. All plans offer access to high quality, fresh, diverse foods created by an award-winning team of culinarians. It is our goal to meet your dining and nutritional needs through a variety of Meal Plan and menu options. Your satisfaction is our number one priority. Meal Plans are available to all enrolled USD students. 

Current Meal Plan Information

  • Required Plans 2020-21: for all undergraduate 1st year and 2nd year residents, and undergraduate transfer residents with less than 60 units.
  • Voluntary Plans 2020-21: for all commuter students, and any resident with 60 or more units.

  • Faculty/Staff: may take advantage of the Dining Dollar plan created for USD non-student employees. Note: you must be designated as a current faculty, administrator or staff employee (as denoted on your USD ID Card) to purchase this plan.

Carefully review the 2020-21 Terms and Conditions as stated within the Campus Housing & Dining Agreement and the MySanDiego Meal Plan channel.

Select a Plan: sign in to MySanDiego portal with your USD username and password. Go to My Torero Services to find the Meal Plan channel. Select a plan within the channel. Once purchased, your plan will automatically be linked to your Torero ID Card (and your virtual ID within the MySanDiego mobile app), and ready for use at the start of the semester.

Excellent Value

  • With global food costs rising at an unprecedented rate a Meal Plan gives you peace of mind. No need to worry about what the unpredictable grocery store and restaurant food prices will be next week or six months from now. A Torero Meal Plan provides you with a set meal budget for the entire year as current plan rates are guaranteed for both the fall and spring semester.
  • Torero Plans are all Tax Free.
  • Torero Plans are significantly less costly and provide more Dining Dollars than USD peer schools!
  • Most plans include complimentary Guest Meals.
  • Using a Meal Plan Meal, for entrance to Pavilion Dining's unlimited access dinner and brunch, can save you over $5 off the door price.

luauMaximum Flexibility

  • All students may purchase or increase a plan at any time during the semester.
  • All students may purchase Dining Dollars and/or Campus Cash at any time during the semester.
  • Dining Dollars roll over from the fall to spring semester.
  • Voluntary Plans include dinner Meal Equivalencies so you may dine anywhere on campus.


  • Award-winning campus eateries located just steps from residence halls and classrooms. 
  • Enjoy a great variety of menu choices including; vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, Halal and more.
  • Access your Meal Plan via your Torero ID Card or your virtual ID via the MySD mobile app. No need to carry cash or credit cards.
  • You may use a variety of payment methods when dining on campus. Your Meal Plan Dining Dollars may be used to purchase food at all campus eateries.
  • Check your Meal Plan status and make changes quickly and easily via the MySanDiego Portal.

COVID-19: Spring 2020

For information about spring 2020 Meal Plan account refunds, please visit the USD Coronavirus web page. See the communication from 3/17/20 "Student Support". 


For all Meal Plan questions, please contact: Campus Card Services (619) 260-5999 UC 127