To support social distancing practices that protect the health and safety of our community, most dining locations will offer online and mobile ordering for pick-up through GET Food. Use your meal blocks, FLEXible dollars, DineXtra or credit/debit card to pay in advance for contactless food pick-up.
In addition to ordering food online or from a mobile device, GET allows students, faculty, and staff to add DineXtra funds to their dining account with ease, using a web-based platform or a mobile application. Parents can also deposit funds into their student’s DineXtra account. In addition to adding funds, users can view their DineXtra balance and spending history.
DineXtra is a declining balance program that is available to students throughout the academic year or summer months and to faculty and staff year-round. DineXtra dollars can be used at any on-campus dining location or off-campus dining partner and can be used along with a meal block purchase or just as DineXtra alone. DineXtra is better than cash because you receive a bonus value of up to 10% of the amount added. The bonus is 1% for $100, 2% for $200, and so on up to 10% for $1,000!
DineXtra can be purchased in addition to a meal plan or just as DineXtra alone. You can use it to upgrade your meals with special options like premium entrées, to purchase items a la carte at any of our dining locations, or to shop at our campus convenience store. In addition to dining on campus, we also partner with popular off-campus dining locations, where your DineXtra may also be spent.
Faculty and Staff
DineXtra is a convenient, cost-saving way to enjoy your favorite foods on campus and at our off-campus dining partners. Whether it's a daily cup of coffee, lunch a few times a week, or dinner if you're staying for an event or working late, DineXtra provides the convenience of only needing your Carnegie Mellon ID card to make a purchase and saving you up to 10% at the register. Purchasing DineXtra dollars gives you a bonus value of up to 10% of the amount added - 1% for $100, 2% for $200, and so on up to 10% for $1,000.
Parents and Guardians
If your student is low on DineXtra funds, you can now add dollars to their account with ease, using a web-based platform or a mobile application. All you need is your student's first name, last name, and his or her CMU student card identification number. The funds you add are immediately available. During the busiest times of the academic year when students are buckling down with their studies and not able to think about much else, a DineXtra deposit from home will be a much appreciated surprise!
GET allows online and mobile food ordering for participating dining locations. Using GET Food, Carnegie Mellon students and community members can:
- View menus of participating dining locations
- Place customizable food orders
- Schedule food pick-up time
- Pay for your order with DineXtra, Flex, or a credit card