Texas A&M adjusts plan to require all on-campus students to purchase meal plans

This fall, only freshman living on campus will be required to purchase meal plans.

COLLEGE STATION, Texas—Texas A&M University has partially relented on a controversial meal plan mandate that forces on-campus students to purchase plans from a private vendor.

Starting in the fall, only freshman that live on campus and members of the Corps of Cadets will be required to purchase meals from outsourced dining provider Chartwells. Plans to require on-campus sophomores, juniors and seniors to purchase the meal plans have been scratched.