UMass Dining proposes meal plan changes

The changes include two different plans that offer unlimited access to dining commons and a basic plan of 200 DC swipes per semester.

AMHERST, Mass.—University of Massachusetts Dining Services announced a new Residential Meal Plan on Monday, which includes three options for on-campus students that are different from the current ones.

The changes include two different plans that offer unlimited access to dining commons options as well as a “basic” plan of 200 DC swipes per semester, according to a handout provided by UMass Dining.

On-campus students will no longer have YCMP swipes and instead use Dining Dollars at retail services. Commuters, on the other hand, may choose from various YCMP plan options. Though prices are tentative, they do indicate an increase in cost from the current Value Meal Plan offered.

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