Incoming Students-Dining Services - Carnegie Mellon University

Incoming Students

Congratulations on your acceptance to Carnegie Mellon University!

At Carnegie Mellon, we are passionate about bringing global flavors and cuisines to our students’ tables, committed to serving fresh ingredients and delicious meals, and supporting local restaurateurs who make CMU’s eating scene eclectic, delicious, and healthy. We know that Carnegie Mellon students are driven, busy, and on-the-go no matter the time of day. Our dining model enhances the student academic experience by offering convenient options at more than 34 campus locations.

A Traditional Meal Plan is required for all first-year students. You can sign up for your meal plan through the Dining Portal

Transfer Students

If you are transferring to Carnegie Mellon as an upper-class student, you can purchase any of our dining plans. Purchasing a dining plan and visiting our dining locations are great ways to become a part your new campus community. Take a look at the dining plan information for undergraduate students for further information about your options.

Graduate Students

At Carnegie Mellon, dining plans are not just for undergraduate students. Our plans offer graduate students monetary value and on-campus convenience. Take a look at the dining plan information for graduate students for further information about your options.