Meal Plans

Participation in a meal plan is mandatory for all Licensees residing in the following communities:

  • Mary Ward Hall
  • Towers at Centennial Square
  • Towers Junior Suites
  • Village at Centennial Square

Residents at Manzanita Square, University Park North, and University Park South may purchase voluntary meal plans at sfstate.sodexomyway.com.

  • 19 meals/week + $37.50 flex dollars
  • 15 meals/week + $50 flex dollars
  • 12 meals/week + $125 flex dollars

A 10 meals/week meal plan available for qualifying Cal Fresh recipients. Contact housing@sfsu.edu for more information.

Please Note: 

  • The cost of each meal plan can be viewed on our current fee schedule.
  • Meals cannot roll over from week-to-week and are not transferrable.
  • Unused meals (swipes) expire at the end of Saturday for mandatory meal plans. Meals will load on Sunday for the new week.
  • Flex dollars can be used to purchase additional meals and retail items at City Eats and Bricks and will be disbursed in two increments. Each after the deadline to change your plan for each semester.

Students can request a change of meal plan once a semester. The last day for students to request to change their meal plan is:


Academic Year 2021-2022 residents: February 7, 2022   | New spring 2022 residents: February 25, 2022


Fall 2022 | August 29, 2022
Spring 2023 | February 6, 2023

For instructions on how to change a meal plan go to our 'Change a Meal Plan' page. 

Gator Dollars are the University currency that work like a prepaid debit card with funds kept on your student ID card. Gator Dollars may be used at any participating on-campus dining location including Bricks and City Eats. 

Please Note: Gator Dollars are not provided by Housing as part of the meal plan. Gator Dollars can be purchased through the OneCard Office.

Dining & Meal Pick-up

Meals are available for dine-in or grab-n-go from City Eats and Bricks. Meals can be ordered online using the Transact App (see information on the right of this page).

What's Included in a Meal

  • Breakfast | Entrée and a beverage
  • Lunch & Dinner | Entrée, a dessert, and a beverage

After swiping your card in the lobby, you may go to one of the entree stations to make your selection. You can then move to the self-service salad bar, dessert bar, and beverage bar to complete your meal.

Available Dining Locations

Breakfast | 7:30 AM-10 AM
Lunch | 11 AM-2 PM
Dinner | 5 PM-9 PM

Brunch | 10 AM-2 PM
Snacks & Drinks | 2 PM-5 PM (Saturday only)
Dinner | 5 PM-9 PM

Breakfast & Lunch | 9 AM-2 PM
Snacks & Drinks | 2 PM-5 PM
Dinner | 5 PM-9 PM

CLOSED Saturday
Brunch 11AM-2 PM 
Snacks & Drinks | 2 PM-5 PM
Dinner | 5 PM-9 PM

Learn what’s on the menu each day, find nutrition information about your meal, and more. Available for download at the App Store or Google Play.

Use the Transact Mobile Ordering App for the easiest way to order, pay for, and pick up your favorite meals and drinks on-the-go! 



  1. Download the Transact Mobile Ordering App
  2. Select San Francisco State University
  3. Enter your SF State login credentials


  1. Select City Eats from the dining location menu.
  2. Select the item(s) you would like to pick up.  A meal is an entrée, side salad, dessert, and beverage of your choice. Retail items can also be selected (use the Flex dollars loaded to your meal plan at checkout for these items).
  3. Check out and review your order.
  4. Select tender option and confirm to complete your order.
  5. You will be notified your order is ready and will receive a barcode to scan at the pick-up location. 

Transact Online Ordering App How-to Guide with images

With our Mindful program we seek to make the healthy choice the easy choice. Our chefs and the registered dietician have worked together to create an exciting collection of recipes with satisfying portions, fewer calories, and great taste.

Sodexo has placed sustainable practices at the forefront of all that we do, from recycling on campus to responsible food sourcing. To learn more about our commitments and sustainability efforts visit our Better Tomorrow Plan page.

Gift packages are available for purchase throughout the year.  Fresh-baked sweets such as cakes, cookies and cupcakes, or healthier options such as fruit and assorted nuts or sandwich platters are available for pick up or delivery by your student anytime.