Meals during Orientation

All new students attending the International Student Orientation are invited to the International Student Welcome Lunch on Thursday, January 16, 2020. The cost of the lunch is covered by the New Student Fee.

Other meals during International Student Orientation will be part of your semester meal plan.

Undergraduate dining options

If you are living in College-in-the-Woods, Dickinson, Hinman, Mountainview or Newing community, a meal plan is mandatory. You will be automatically enrolled in Meal Plan C. Your meal plan can be changed within the first two weeks of classes through BU BRAIN.

If you are living in the Susquehanna or Hillside community, or living off-campus, you are not required to purchase a meal plan.

If you have a meal plan, it is coded on your Binghamton University ID Card and will be swiped at the dining halls.

To learn more about meal plans offered on campus and how to purchase a meal plan, visit the Binghamton University Dining Services website.

Graduate dining options

As a graduate student, you are not required to purchase an on-campus meal plan. If you eat on campus, you must pay for meals with U.S. dollars or a U.S. credit card. You also have the option of purchasing a commuter meal plan. Visit the Binghamton University Dining Services website for more information.

Where to eat

Locations for meals during International Student Orientation are provided in the Orientation program. Visit the Binghamton University Dining Services website for the locations of the various on-campus dining options.

Note: If you have family members or friends coming to Orientation with you, they will need to pay for their meals with U.S. dollars or a U.S. credit card.

There are also several restaurants in the greater Binghamton area.