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Dining Flex Dollars & Meal card

“Flex Dollars” are a major part of the dining services program. Students are able to use monies paid into their account through the meal plan of choice. The student identification card is used as a debit card at either dining location. Each time students use Flex Dollars to make purchases, the prices are subtracted from the balance on their accounts. Flex Dollars can be purchased in increments of $300, $250, $200, $150 with the purchase of the meal plan. 

All Dining (Flex) Dollars will be added to the students’ accounts by the Bursars Office. Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Bursar’s Office directly at (610) 399-2224 or bursar@cheyney.edu.

Students are permitted to use their Flex Dollars whenever they like and as often as they like, as long as they maintain a sufficient cash balance for purchases. When Flex Dollars have been exhausted from the account, students may add increments of $25 or more to the account to maintain it throughout the semester. Unused Flex Dollars may be carried over from the fall to the spring semester. Unused monies, at the end of the spring semester, are forfeited to the university. Students matriculating through the university during the fall semester who do not return for the spring semester, or decide not to reside on campus or purchase a meal plan, forfeit any remaining monies on their Flex accounts.

Dining Meal Card

The “Student Identification Card” will be used for all university transactions and for entry into the campus dining facilities. Students who lose their identification cards will be assessed a $1.00 fee for a temporary, one-day dining card. This fee can be paid in cash or through the student’s Flex Dollars account. Students must obtain a permanent photo identification replacement card from the Office of Information Technology. The cost of the replacement is $15.00.

Meal Cards are essential when visiting the dining hall during meal periods. You also have the ability to use flex dollars in the dining hall for special dinners as well as to flexing family and friends.