Weekly Meal Plans

  • Big Blue is a premium access meal plan that allows students one meal or meal equivalency per meal period.
  • Orange 14 is a flexible meal plan that allows students one meal or meal equivalency per meal period, to be used at their convenience. 
  • Weekly Meal Plans are used on a per-week basis, start on Move-in Day, expire the Friday of Finals Week each semester and are not eligible to be used during Fall, Winter and Spring Breaks.
  • You can select a Weekly Plan through your My Housing Portal.


  • Meal swipes are loaded on your Bronco Card Monday morning and expire Sunday night.
  • Weekly Meal Plans come with 16 guest passes to the Boise River Café per semester.
  • Meal swipes give you access to all-you-care-to-eat dining in the Boise River Café and Meal Equivalencies at other dining venues.
  • Most retail locations on campus offer Meal Equivalencies, where meal plan holders can use their meal swipe for select options.
  • Use your meals throughout the week during specified meal periods. For example, Tuesday has five meal periods: breakfast, lunch, mid-day, dinner and late night. For more information, visit the Meal Periods page
  • Flex Dollars are accepted at all campus retail food locations for any purchase.
  • Unused Flex Dollars carry over from Fall to Spring, expiring at the end of Spring Semester.
  • First-year student living on campus are required to have a Weekly Meal Plan.

Additional Bonus Flex Dollars

  • Additional Bonus Flex Dollars can be added to your account at any time with a ten percent discount, $100 in Flex for only $90.
  • Bonus Flex Dollars can be used at all campus retail food locations.
  • Added Bonus Flex Dollars are good for one year from the date of purchase.
  • There are NO REFUNDS allowed on all plan purchases. All meals must be used within one year from the date of purchase; any remaining meals/flex will be forfeited. Meals/Flex remaining at the time that the student, faculty, or staff relationship with Boise State is terminated will be forfeited. 

**Idaho state sales tax (currently 6%) is not included in the meal plan costs shown, but will be applied to the total. 
Plans and pricing are subject to change.