What is a Meal Plan?

A Meal Plan unlocks delicious meals, coffee, snacks, and more at 27 dining locations across campus. Your Meal Plan includes Meal Swipes, Paw Points and Meal Exchange, conveniently loaded onto your TigerOne ID Card. No need to carry additional cards or cash!


Meal Swipes

Meal Swipes give you access to any of our all-you-care-to-eat dining halls, including The Fresh Food Company and Schilletter dining halls.


Paw Points

Paw Points may be used at any Clemson Home Dining location. Visit our locations page for location information, including dining hall menus and hours of operation.


Meal Exchange

Meal Swipes can be used for Meal Exchange to get a full meal solution at select retail location on campus during specific time frames.

Current Meal Exchange locations and access times includes:


  • Freshens Fresh Food Studio: 7:00am - 11:00am
  • Village Market: 7:00am - 11:00am
  • Community Hub: 11:00am - 2:30pm; 4:30pm - 8:00pm

Unlimited meal plan holders may use one Meal Swipe for Meal Exchange per meal period for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner, up to 3 times daily. Block meal plan holders may use Meal Swipes for Meal Exchange at any time Meal Exchange is available, including multiple meal exchanges per meal period.

Meal period times are defined as:

  • Breakfast: Open/7:00am - 10:30am
  • Lunch: 10:31am - 4:30pm
  • Dinner: 4:31pm - 9:00pm/Close


Guest Meals

Guest Meals come with our unlimited meal plans, allowing guests of meal plan holders entrance to the dining hall. Guest meals can be used at Schilletter or The Dish at McAlister. Guest meals are not accepted at the Community Hub.

Meal Plan Benefits

With your meal plan, you receive many benefits and perks, including:

  • Quality food made fresh by our culinary team, with a variety of menu options personalized the way you like
  • Healthy choices available all across campus
  • Special events with themed meals and exclusive offers for meal plan members
  • Casual atmosphere with wifi, TVs, music and lounge-style seating—perfect for studying or hanging out with friends
  • Dedicated True Balance Allergen Solutions station at Schilletter Dining Hall, with menus made without the top 8 food allergies including peanuts, tree nuts, wheat and gluten, dairy, soy, eggs, shellfish and fin fish
  • Dedicated Gluten Solutions station (Naked Food Station) at The Dish at McAlister, with menus that are made without gluten.
  • To-go meals: To take your meals to go from The Dish at McAlister, Schilletter Dining Hall or Douthit Hills Community Hub, you must use the green OZZI to-go containers. Meal plan holders are automatically enrolled in the program. To-go tokens will be distributed at the beginning of the fall semester. If your OZZI token is lost, it is $5 to purchase another one. 

Managing Your Plan

There are three ways you can check your Meal Swipes and Paw Points balance:

Paw Points running low? No problem! Add more Paw Points now!.

Key Dates

Key Dates

Sign up for your Fall 2023 meal plan today through the Clemson Home Portal!


Fall 2023 Important Dining Dates Date 
Fall 2023 Meal Plans Active  August 15, 2023
Fall Classes Begin  August 23
Add/Drop/Change Week - Clemson Home Portal September 4, 2023 - September 8, 2023
Last Day to Purchase Fall Meal Plan October 27, 2023
Fall Meal Plans Deactivated  December 22, 2023