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Community Meal Plans


Community Meal Plans

With your busy academic schedule and the challenge of commuting back and forth from campus, the last thing you need to worry about is whether you brought your lunch ­— or enough cash to pay for it. Our Community Meal Plan is the answer. It gives you access to the most wholesome and affordable food Ryerson has to offer: fresh, from-scratch meals made by our chefs that reflect the delicious diversity of our community ­— with no need to carry cash.

It’s fast, easy and convenient. With funds loaded directly onto your OneCard, you can grab a healthy bite at any of our handy locations on campus, no matter how hectic your day is. And best of all, when you load $100 or more onto your card, you get an extra 10% loaded onto your card!

Choose the right plan for you

  • Option #1 | $2,740 (tax exempt) | With this plan, meals are tax exempt: a savings of 13% on each purchase
  • Option #2 | $100 or more | Receive an extra 10% in bonus dollars when you load $100 or more onto your card

*Bonus dollars are non-refundable

How it works

Ryerson Eats Community Meal Plans use declining balance technology similar to a debit card, but without the fees. Funds are loaded onto your OneCard, and the cost of your meals and snacks are deducted from your balance when you swipe. You can also use your Meal Plan for purchases at snack vending machines throughout campus, except those registered for the tax exempt Option 1.  OneCard is not accepted at cold beverage vending machines.

As the semester progresses, you can add additional dollars to your Meal Plan, with a minimum load value of $100. Your Community Meal Plan doesn’t expire, but we’ll place a hold on it at the end of the academic year to protect your remaining balance. When you return to campus for your next academic term, simply reactivate your balance by visiting the OneCard office (JOR02) at 380 Victoria Street.

Refunds on any remaining balance of a Meal Plan are available; however, an administrative flat fee of $2.50 will be charged on any refunds of balances below $50. Refunds of balances more than $50 will be charged at a 5% administrative fee on any remaining funds. Please refer to the One Card website at for more details.

Your food, your way

Dietary requirements are never one-food-fits-all. That’s why we provide:

  • Choices that reflect our campus community’s diverse cultural and nutritional requirements
  • Clear, easy-to-identify labeling on all café and kiosk menus and signage
  • Flexible options, like our Greens & Grains and Build Your Own Bowl stations, which let you tailor your meals to your own tastes

Right where you need us

Ryerson Eats has three dining locations and seven kiosks located conveniently throughout campus. Plus, your Meal Plan dollars can also be used at other campus food outlets, like Balzac’s, Oakham Café and the Ram in the Rye.


Learn more

Download the 2017-18 Community Meal Plan Brochure.

How to sign up for a Community Meal Plan:

Visit or call the OneCard Office
(JOR-02) in Jorgenson Hall (380 Victoria Street)

Contact us with any questions or concerns:

Chantal D’Aoust
Marketing and Student Engagement Manager
Phone | 416-979-5000 x5021
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