Yes, all CCSU residents must have a Meal Plan. Freshmen are required to select from the Blue Devil Essential or the Blue Devil Essential Plus. Transfer Students and Upperclassmen may choose any meal plan option.  You will select your meal plan when you register for on-campus housing

Yes, commuters, faculty & staff may purchase any of the available Meal Plans. We also, offer 2 block style plans to accommodate any schedule. 

In our Resident Dining locations, we offer a large variety of Vegan and Vegetarian options.  As well as an all vegan servery, available for lunch and dinner. 

The "Simple Servings" station has menus which exclude milk, eggs, wheat, soy, shellfish, peanuts, tree nuts, sesame, and gluten from our daily menus. For more information, please contact our campus dietitian, Sam Zajac at 203-479-4827 or email

You can make arrangements through the Health Services on campus or, by contacting Jonathan Small, General Manager. 

Meal plans are non-transferable and cannot be shared.  You are able to use your Flex dollars to purchase a meal for a  guest joining you at Residents Dining Hall. At this time we are not accepting Cash or Credit.

Vending machines are separate from campus dining and accept cash, credit and Blue Chip dollars.

You can check your Flex Dollar balance here. Flex Dollars expire at the end of each semester.

Flex Dollars come on every Resident dining plan and can be used for purchases at any of our on-campus dining locations where meal swipes are not accepted.  Blue Chip is the CCSU campus currency and is accepted like cash or credit at all on-campus dining locations as well as elsewhere on and off campus. 

Flex Dollars expire at the end of each semester and do not roll over.

Yes, you can choose from the packages that we offer under "Gifts & More".

At this time we have limitations of what we can offer for special events.  Please reach out to the catering team with any questions you may have.  860-832-3797