University of Richmond to change meal options next year

Students will now have an unlimited access meal plan.

RICHMOND, Va.—Dining Services will change the meal plan options for next school year and Spider 17, the current meal plan assigned to all students in resident halls, will no longer be offered.

The Spider 17 costs $2,810 a semester and provides students with 17 meal swipes to be used in the Heilman Dining Center each week and 715 dining dollars for the semester to use at on-campus food retail locations, according to the dining services webpage.

“Students have access to come have all meals if they want,” said Bettie Clarke, executive director of campus dining. “We have the staff already here, we’re not adding staff or anything to do this.”

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