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Students in the Bison Cafe enjoying lunch together

Dining

We've curated our culinary choices and meal plans to accommodate your unique lifestyle and schedule.

Give your tastebuds something new every day at the Bison Café, Bennett Campus Center food court, or the SAC. Whether you'd like to have a Chick Fil A sandwich and fries, or you need a hearty vegetarian meal or smoothie — we have just what you want — and need. 

2024-2025 Meal Plan Cost 

Student Meal Plan Included Price
Bison Ultimate 21 meals per week to use in our all-you-care-to-eat dining hall + $300 dining dollars to use at any on-campus dining location $3,450/semester
Bison Herd 14 meals per week to use in our all-you-care-to-eat dining hall + $500 dining dollars to use at any on-campus dining location $3,250/semester
Bison Traveler 8 meals per week to use in our all-you-care-to-eat dining hall + $600 dining dollars to use at any on-campus dining location. $2,200/semester
Village Residents $1,350 dining dollars that can be used in our all-you-care-to-eat dining hall and at any on-campus dining location. Only available to students living in The Village $1,350/semester
The Commuter Plan 45 meals per semester in our all-you-care-to-eat dining hall + $75 dining dollars to use at any on-campus dining location. Only available to off-campus students who commute to campus. $626/semester

University students, faculty and staff are able to purchase Lipscomb Bucks, which can be redeemed in any of the campus dining facilities.

Meal Plans & More

  • All residential students are required to have a meal plan each semester. 
  • Students attending college for their first full year (excluding transfers), regardless of completed hours, will be assigned the Bison Ultimate meal plan, but can change to the Bison Herd if requested.
  • Returning students and new transfer students will automatically be assigned the Bison Herd plan.
  • Remaining fall semester dining dollars will roll over to the spring balance if the student has an active meal plan for the spring semester. All dining dollars expire at the end of the spring semester.
  • Commuter students are not required to have a meal plan but can request one by submitting the form below. Commuter students who do not request a meal plan for the spring semester will lose their remaining balance from the fall semester.
  • Students cannot change their meal plan after the conclusion of the first week of school.
  • Students can view their currently assigned meal plan by viewing their registration bill for the current term.
  • Questions concerning billing, contact housing@lipsocmb.edu
  • Questions concerning meal swipes, dining dollar balances or card not working when purchasing food, contact Anthony Bates, General Manager of Sodexo.

Lipscomb Bucks

With Lipscomb Bucks, you can use your Lipscomb ID as payment at any campus dining location. Lipscomb Bucks are separate from your meal plan, and can be reloaded at any time.

You can reload your Lipscomb Bucks balance at any time on our website, or by using the GET Mobile app.

Have questions concerning Lipscomb Bucks? Email Anthony Bates, General Manager of Sodexo.

GET Mobile App

You can check your Lipscomb Bucks and weekly Meal Swipe balances on the GET Mobile app, which is available for iOS and Android. Just search for "GET Mobile" in your app store. This will allow you to more easily keep up with your current plan balances, as well as use your mobile wallet to add funds to your account.

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Our Dining Selection

Bison Cafe seating

Bison Café

Located in Bennett Campus Center, our Bison Café offers a variety of freshly prepared food selections and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner in a cafeteria setting. Hours vary by the school year calendar.

Students sitting at the Starbucks in the Food Court

Food Court

Within Bennett Campus Center, food options include Chick-fil-A, Starbucks, Local Eats, Boar's Head Deli, Uncle Dave’s Deli and Wild Blue Asian Fusion. You can use Dining Dollars, Lipscomb Bucks, cash or credit card at these locations.

Au Bon Pane in the Student Activities Center

Student Activities Center

With café-style seating including al fresco dining, Freshens offers smoothies, rice, grain, and salad bowls, specialty flats and wraps.

Learn more about these locations, hours of operation and the Bison Café menu.

Lipscomb Dining Services 

Nutrition

Lipscomb Dining Services is committed to providing delicious and nutritious meals for students and the greater campus community. Learn more about healthy offerings, food allergies or to contact our campus dietitian.