Declining Balance Marauder Dining Levels

DB optionsFreshman students and transfer students with less than 30 Credit Hours are required to participate in the $2,100 level.  All others living in University Housing are automatically enrolled in the $2,100 level and may opt to change their Declining Balance Marauder Dining Level prior to the deadline noted below.   

Summer 2019 Meal Plan Options

 

 Add/Change a Declining Balance Marauder Dining Level

BENEFITS OF THE DECLINING BALANCE DINING OPTION

  • PAY AS YOU GO
  • NO MEAL ZONES
  • NO LOST MEALS
  • ROLL OVER FROM FALL TO SPRING
  • ADD $50 TO MEAL OPTION ANY TIME
  • UPPER DECK - 12% DISCOUNT OFF MU ID RATE

Declining Balance Calculators

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  • Prices to Compare
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  • Dining Hall Formula

    15 Weeks/Semester - (75 X $5.25)+(75 X $7.25)+(25 X $7.25)=(103 X $9.50) = $2097.25

    • Breakfst - 75/ Semester
    • Lunch  -   75/ Semester
    • Brunch -   25/Semester
    • Dinner -  103/Semester
    • Total Meals = 278/Semester
  • Retail Locations Estimates

    Balance for Use at Retail Locations = Declining Balance Level - Estimated Cost of Meals = $______/ 15 Weeks = Estimate/Week at Retail Locations

    • $2,100 divide by 15 weeks = 140
      • Divide 140 by 7 days a week = 20
        • Divide 20 by 3 meals a day = $6.66 for each meal

     

    • $1,950 = $6.19 each meal
    • $1,700 = $5.39 each meal
    • $1,450 = $4.60 each meal
    • $1,000 = $3.17 each meal
  • Calculator
    • Number of Estimated Breakfast (Monday through Friday ) X $5.25 =
    • Number of Estimated Lunch (Monday through Friday )  X $7.25 =
    • Number of Estimated Brunch (Saturday and Sunday ) X $7.25 =
    • Number of Estimated Dinner (Monday through Sunday ) X $9.50 =
    • Total Estimated Meals =

     

    Balance for Use at Retail Locations = Declining Balance Level - Estimated Cost of Meals = $_____/ 15 Weeks = Estimate/Week at Retail Locations

  • Marauder Gold

    Consider opening a "Marauder Gold" account to expand your options throughout University Dining as well as other departments across campus and certain community shops & stores.  For general card questions, call the University I.D. Office at (717) 871-7008.  To add money to your account, call the Student Accounts Office at (717) 871-5101.