Meal Plan Contract 2017
All incoming students are required to complete this form.
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Resident Meal Plan
All residential incoming students are required to be enrolled in the Platinum 19 Meal Plan. The Platinum 19 Meal Plan offers 19 meals per week along with $75 in flex over the course of the semester. Note: Any unused meals or flex-spending money do not roll over to the next semester.
All Residents- Platnum 19 Meal Plan $2,135/ Semester
Not Applicable- I am a commuter
Commuter Meal Plans
Commuter students must make a selection below to indicate participation in a meal plan or their choice not to participate in a meal plan. The 50 Block Meal Plan is specially designed to meet the needs of most commuter students. The plan enables commuters to enjoy, on average, 3 meals per week for the duration of the semester, and is priced competitively with downtown Wilmington restaurants serving lunch at $7 per meal. These 50 meals can be used at any meal service (breakfast, lunch, dinner, or weekend brunch) as frequently or infrequently as desired. Unused meals will not roll over from semester to semester.
50 Block Meal Plan ($350 per semester)
No plan desired (No cost)
Not Applicable- I am a Resident
Meal Plan Contract 2017-2018 Terms
For the consideration exchanged herein, Delaware College of Art and Design (College) and enrolled DCAD Student (Student) enter into covenant and agree as follows:
Choice Of Plan:
All Students must select an option for a meal plan even if that option is to decline a meal plan.
Terms Of This Contract:
The Yearly Meal Plan Contract (Contract) is for one academic year (both the Fall and Spring semesters). Dining service provided under this contract shall fall between the first day of New Student Move-In and the day on which non-graduating students check out. (Please refer to the Student Handbook for specific dates). The College shall provide a meal plan and the Student agrees to pay the stated amount and abide by the further terms of this Contract. All incoming Students residing in College-sponsored housing are required to participate in the Platinum 19 Meal Plan. Please refer to Meal Plan Meal Schedule section below for information concerning specific dates of operation during the term of this contract.
The cost for the chosen meal plan is billed to the Student’s account. The Platinum 19 Meal Plan costs $2,135 per semester. The Commuter 50 Block Meal Plan costs $350 per semester. The meal plan will be billed to the Student’s account for the first semester and automatically again for the Student’s second semester. If the Student does not return for their second semester, the Student will not be billed for that second semester.
Below are examples of a meal by station:
Grill: Cheese steak or grilled sandwich, etc. with side of fries, fountain soda and dessert (substitute the fries for a side salad if desired)
Deli: Deli sandwich, bag of chips or side salad, fountain soda and dessert
Entree: one protein, 2 sides of vegetables/starch fountain soda and dessert
Salad Bar: large salad with protein and 4 toppings, fountain soda and dessert
Pizza Station: slice of pizza or calzone, etc., fountain soda and dessert
Pasta Bar: choice of pasta with sauce and 5 toppings (one will be a protein), a fountain soda and dessert
The Platinum 19 Meal Plan consists of 19 meals per week along with $75 in flex spending over the course of the semester. The 50 Block Meal Plan consists of 50 meals over the course of the semester. The 50 Block Meal Plan does not include any flex spending money.
Students who have the Platinum 19 Meal Plan may have unused meals at the end of the week. Unused meals do not carry over from one week to the following week and are thus forfeited by the Student. Students who have the 50 Block Meal Plan may have unused meals at the end of the semester. Unused meals do not carry over from one semester to the following semester and are thus forfeited by the Student.
Students who purchase the Platinum 19 Meal Plan shall be granted a specified number of Flex Dollars. Commuter Students who do not select a Meal Plan will be able to put Flex Dollars on to their key fob. Additional funds may be added during the semester through CulinArt Inc. Flex Dollars may be used to purchase meals, individual items, to-go items, pizzas, or any other items for sale through CulinArt Inc.
Unused Flex Dollars:
At the end of any given semester, there might be unused Flex Dollars remaining from a Student’s account. Unused Flex Dollars will not carry over from the Fall semester to the Spring semester within any given academic year. Flex Dollars do not carry over from one academic year to the next. Flex Dollars remaining at the end of the Fall and Spring semesters are automatically forfeited by the Student. If the Student cancels the contract, he/she will not be entitled to carry over unused Flex Dollars (i.e. if a Student does not return for the Spring semester, any unused Flex Dollars remaining from the Fall semester will be forfeited).
Cancellations & Refund Schedule:
To cancel this contract, the Student must submit a letter indicating cancellation to the Office of Student Services. Students required to participate in the Mandatory Plan based on their housing assignment may cancel their Meal Plan Contract only if moving off-campus. All students residing on campus are required to participate in the Platinum 19 Meal Plan regardless of hall assignment.
The following refund schedule applies to any meal plan. Cancellations (either initiated by the Student or by the College) prior to Move-In will result in a 100% refund. Any cancellations during the first week of the semester will result in an 85% refund; during the second week, a 70% refund; during the third week, a 50% and after the third week there will be no refund granted.
In the event the College terminates this Contract or enrollment at Delaware College of Art and Design, no refund or credit is due the Student under the terms of this Contract.
Meal Plan Meal Schedule:
The Meal Plan Meal Schedule for Monday through Friday is breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Meal Plan Meal Schedule for Saturdays, Sundays and some College holidays is brunch and dinner only. The College will provide limited dining service or no use of meal plan meals during the official vacation and close-down periods. This includes but is not limited to some holidays, Spring Break and time periods between semesters. Meals are not provided during field trips.
Identification Cards / Charges:
The College shall provide the Student with a Student ID card. The Student must present the ID card at the dining hall to be served. The ID is non-transferable. The Student understands that their ID card may not be used by anyone else for dining service entitlement. Alteration or use of the ID Card for any unauthorized purpose may result in additional charges, and College disciplinary action.
Lost ID’s must be replaced by notifying the Office of Student Services AND CulinArt Inc. immediately and indicating the need for a replacement. Students will be charged for the replacement.
The College shall not be responsible or liable for delay, curtailment and/or non-delivery of meal service, or any other non-performance hereunder, directly or indirectly resulting from and or contributed to by acts of God, the adoption of any law, ordinance, regulation, ruling or order, lack of unusual means of transportation, fires, floods, explosions, strikes, or other accidents or contingencies beyond the College’s control.
The College may revoke and terminate this contract (i) if the Student fails to be or to continue to be throughout the term of this contract, a registered student at the College or to complete settlement of his/her College financial account in accordance with established policies and procedures, (ii) if the student fails for any reason to comply with the provisions of this contract or with any policy, procedure, rule or regulation adopted by the College in the interests of health, safety, and proper conduct of students and the orderly and efficient operation and administration of the Meal Plan program.
“Registered” shall mean that the College Registrar’s Office has a record that the Student has registered, in accordance with College policies and procedures, as a student at the College for the current and all past academic semesters falling partially or wholly within the term of this contract. “Settlement” shall mean that the College Bursar’s Office has a record that the student has settled his/her account in accordance with College policies and procedures for the current and all past academic semesters falling partially or wholly within the term of this contract.
Assignment / Modification:
This contract may not be assigned by the Student. The College reserves the right to make reasonable modification or amendments to this Contract and such shall be effective upon notices to the Student.
When enrolling under this plan, it shall be understood that in the event the services of a collection agency and/or an attorney are required in order to collect the unpaid balances, the student shall be responsible for payment of collection costs and/or actual costs of legal services. In addition, the College may disclose the information to credit bureau organizations.
Student’s signature on completed Enrollment Agreement Form with chosen Meal Plan serves as agreement to terms and conditions of the meal plans for the academic year as prescribed above.
I agree to terms and conditions of the meal plans for the academic year as prescribed by the terms included in the DCAD Accepted Student packet.
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