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Meal Plans for Residence Students

Important notice: Information regarding access to our campus eateries, hours of operation and all-you-care-to-eat dining model are subject to change based on Ryerson’s plan for transitioning to in-person learning and more on-campus activity beginning January 31, Toronto Public Health guidelines, external link and occupancy rates. We will continue to update our website as more information becomes available.

Depending on where you live, residence students are automatically signed up to one of our three mandatory meal plans, with options to upgrade.

Overview of options for on and off-campus housing

Residence type


Upgrade options

Daphne Cockwell Health Science Complex residence (DCC)

5-day meal plan

7-day meal plan

International Living Learning Centre (ILC)

7-day meal plan


Pitman Hall (PIT)

7-day meal plan


Pitman Hall apartments

Pitman Apartment declining balance meal plan

7-day or 5-day meal plan



See voluntary meal plan options

Off-campus housing


See voluntary meal plan options

Residence application process

Please visit Ryerson Housing and Residence Life to learn more about the residence application process and to apply.

Residents of DCC, ILC, PIT and PIT apartments will be automatically enrolled in the mandatory meal plan.

Once you apply for housing and are assigned a residence, you will be required to make payments, which will include your meal plan.

DCC and PIT apartment residents: Upgrading your meal plan

If you would like to upgrade your meal plan, you can choose to do so during the residence application process.

If you would like to upgrade your meal plan after that application is complete or after the school year has commenced, please email

HOEM and off-campus residents: Sign up for a meal pack

For HOEM and off-campus residents, you can sign up for one of our meal pack options by emailing at any time.

You can also load any dollar amount onto your OneCard to spend on food at campus eateries and participating food retailers.

Have you run out of flex dollars?

If you have run out of flex dollars and would like to add more money onto your OneCard to spend at participating retailers, please contact the OneCard office.