Just a friendly reminder, your BoomerMeals will not roll over from Spring Semester to Summer or Fall Semester.
So what are Boomer Meals?
Boomer Meals are a declining dollar system, similar to a debit account, and you are able to use your Boomer Meals at any dining location on campus. Everytime you swipe your card and pay using your Boomer Meals, you save money.
For Commuters, Boomer Meals are set up like this:
· When you buy $135, we'll give you $15 bonus for a total of $150
· When you buy $180, we'll give you $20 bonus for a total of $200
· When you buy $220, we'll give you $30 bonus for a total of $250
· When you buy $310, we'll give you $40 bonus for a total of $350
· When you buy $395, we'll give you $55 bonus for a total of $450
· When you buy $485, we'll give you $65 bonus for a total of $550
For Residential Students, Boomer Meals are available in 150, 200, and 250 (The first three options listed above).
Boomer Meals in more detail
Boomer Meals are similar to a debit account and are added to your account each semester, and redeemed with your BearPass. Use your Boomer Meals at any dining location on campus, including Garst, Blair-Shannon, and Kentwood Dining Centers, Chick-fil-A, GrillNation, Papa John’s, Subway, Red Mango, Starbucks, Union Club, Panda Express, Outtakes in Strong Hall, and Starbucks in Meyer Library.
When you use your BoomerMeals in the dining centers, you will pay $4.00 for breakfast, $5.50 for lunch, and $6.00 for dinner. The dining centers are buffet style, and you can go back as many times as you would like while you are there
Everytime you swipe your card and pay using your Boomer Meals you save money. Plus the more you buy the more bonus Boomer Meals you receive!
Remaining Boomer Meals will roll over from the fall semester to spring semester, so you don't have to worry about losing them at the end of fall semester!
Do I need a meal plan? Can't I just get Boomer Meals?
As a resident student, your meal plan is made up of two parts: Meals per week and Boomer Meals. This way you can design your own personalized meal plan with ultimate flexibility, you will choose an option from both Meals per Week and Boomer Meals to create your meal plan when you sign your housing agreement.
As a commuter student, your meal plan will consist of only Boomer Meals, or meals per week. The Boomer Meals are a great value since you can use them in both the dining halls and retail centers, and you get free bonus dollars when you purchase Boomer Meals. However, you also have to option to purchase just the meals per week plan if you only intend to eat in the dining centers.