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Ducks Dine On Plan

Ducks Dine On offers UO faculty, staff, and students living off campus convenient, reduced cost dining options at any of the nine UO dining service locations. 

Carson Dining offers an all-you-care-to-eat dining experience. At this location, you would swipe your UO ID card to enter the dining location and 1 meal would be deducted from your plan. In all other à la carte venues, a meal is 5 points. You can shop for the items you want for up to 5 points, pay the cashier using your UO ID card, and then 1 meal will be deducted from your plan.


Ducks Dine On is available throughout the year. Ducks Dine On meals are good for a one-year period beginning September 1 and expiring on August 31 each year.  (Only at Carson and DUX Bistro are Ducks Dine On plans accepted over the summer until fall classes begin again. During the academic year, meals can be redeemed at any dining venue.)

Meal Plan Options

  • 10 meals for $82.50 = $8.25 per meal
  • 25 meals for $200 = $8.00 per meal
  • 50 meals for $387.50 = $7.75 per meal
  • 100 meals for $750 = $7.50 per meal plus the Golden Mug. 

Who qualifies for the plan?

Anyone with a UO ID card.

How do I sign up?

It’s easy! Complete the quick application and submit your payment online. We accept Visa, Mastercard, and Discover. Students may also choose to have it billed to their student account.

What does a “meal” mean?

Meals can be used for an all-you-care-to-eat meal in Carson Dining or up to 5 points at any location. Purchases must be equal to or less than 5 points per meal, but you may purchase multiple 5-point meals in one transaction. Anything over 5 points will be charged as an additional meal.

For example, a Big Mouth Burrito at Hamilton Dining is 4 points and a drink is 1 point, so that would be a 5-point meal. A rice bowl with your choice of chicken, curried vegetable or tofu, and 3 vegetable sides at Fresh Marketcafé in the Global Scholars Hall is 4 points. Add a yerba matte tea or brewed coffee for 1 point to make a 5-point meal. You could treat yourself and a friend or colleague to coffee and a pastry or cookie (many coffee drinks are 1 or 2 points, and many cookies and pastries are 1-2 points). A large salad at DUX Bistro in the Living-Learning Center is a 5-point meal. A large sushi bento box is a 5-point meal. It's easy to mix and match items and create a meal out of 5 points!  

We recommend that if you are using your plan at our à la carte venues to get items for less than 5 points, that you supplement your purchase with other items (i.e. a piece of fruit, snacks to take with you for later, etc.) to get the full value of your meal.

What if I need more meals?

You may upgrade your plan and purchase additional meals at any time. The more meals you purchase, the greater the discount!

When do my meals expire?

Ducks Dine On plans begin on September 1 and expire on August 31 each year. The Golden Mug bonus expires on August 31 as well. Ducks Dine On meal plans are non-refundable. 

Are there other incentives?

In addition to the excellent meal price, we give you unlimited refills using the Golden Mug if you purchase the 100 meal option. Bring your Golden Mug or any other reusable cup that is equally sized to any of the residential dining venues, fill it up (soda, tea, or brewed coffee) as much as you would like, swipe your card, and enjoy!