Residence Meal Plan

Welcome to Queen’s! Your Residence Meal Plan is included in your residence fees and allows you to eat in three All-You-Care-To-Eat dining halls and several retail locations on campus. In no time, you will find your favourite go-to spots and menu items. Hospitality Services thrives on offering diverse and internationally inspired menus that balance nutrition, flavour and good old fashion comfort food. 

Your meal plan includes: 

  • 19 All-You-Care-To-Eat Meals per week in your choice of three dining halls, and up to three dining hall visits per day.
  •  200 Trade a Meals (TAMs) “trade-in” one of your dining hall meals for designated TAM combo in participating retail locations! Look for the TAM logo and let the cashier know you would like to use your meal plan. *When you use a TAM, it comes off your 19 meals allotted for the week. You can use up to four TAMs per day. 
  • 145 Flex $ loaded onto your student card. Flex $ work like cash to purchase beverages, snacks, and even meals in participating retail food locations on campus. The cashier will swipe your card and the amount will be deducted from your Flex $ balance. You can add more Flex $ to your card at any time, and in any denomination through the Student Residence & Dining Portal.  
  • Automatic enrollment in the GOOD TO GO reusable container initiative.


Managing Food Related Allergies and Dietary Accommodations

If you have a food-related medical condition, allergy, intolerance, or dietary need related to religious or cultural observance, our staff will help you make informed choices while dining on campus and participating in the university experience.


Flex $

Flex $ is simply money loaded onto your student card to help budget your snack spending on campus. With the swipe of your card, the transaction amount will be deducted from the balance on your card by the cashier at participating retail food locations or dining halls on campus. Flex $ can be topped up at any time throughout the term to your account.  



Trade a Meal (TAM): The convenience of TAMs allow you to “trade-in” a dining hall meal from your plan for a combo meal in a retail location, adding flexibility to your meal plan to eat outside of the dining halls at participating locations across campus. You can use up to a maximum of four TAMs per day.  

Just look for the TAM Symbol TAM Icon on menus and let a cashier know you want to trade a meal. Want to add a snack or single-serve item on top of your TAM? Use Flex $ or cash to make up the difference.

GOOD TO GO Reusable Container Initiative

Who doesn't want to save $0.75 per single-use container and help reduce waste? As a first-year student on a meal plan, you are automatically enrolled into the GOOD TO GO reusable container initiative and will receive a green carabiner at the residence front desk when you pickup your keys. DO NOT LOSE IT. The carabiner will be your new sidekick when choosing to reuse while dining in retail on campus. 


Oct 2, 2020 10:15 am