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Dining & Meal Plans

What Are My On-Campus Dining Options?

Hein Dining Hall

Hein Dining Hall offers fresh fruit and salads, home-style entrées, freshly baked pizza and pasta, deli choices on freshly baked breads, new creations by our executive chef, ice cream and freshly baked desserts, and homemade soups.

Lucky's in the Alumni Student Center

Lucky’s features the WOW Café or World of Wings American Café and Wingery, a successful and popular brand developed in New Orleans. Menu items include their famous wings as well as wraps, over-sized chopped salads, Angus burgers, quesadillas, chicken tenders, and red beans and rice. Lucky’s also features a SubConnection that offers subs made with high-quality meats, garden fresh produce, and fresh breads. For students on the run, Simply to Go items are always available and include sandwiches, salads, fruit cups, yogurt cups, microwaveable meals, milkshakes, smoothies, protein shakes, meal replacement shakes and breakfast tacos.

Tschoepe Hall Cafe

Tschoepe Café in Tschoepe Hall is a convenient stop for morning coffee or an afternoon frappuccino. You can also get a Tazo tea or grab a fresh scone, muffin, or cookie. Simply to Go items are also available at the Tschoepe Café. For more details and hours of operation, visit

Everyday Food Ordering App

Everyday Food App

The new Everyday app allows students to order items to-go items at Lucky’s and the Tschoepe Café.

It is a popular way for students to request a pickup time without waiting in line to order.

For students who don't have a meal plan, they can upload their debit or credit card to the app as well. Students can download the Everyday app and use their TLU email to create an account.

Currently, the app is not operational in Hein Dining Hall. For those not on the meal plan, students can upload their debit or credit card to the app as well. Virtual Dining through Sodexo also allows students to special order items from the app that are not on any campus menu.

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Sodexo Swipe Out Hunger

Through a partnership with our food provider, Sodexo, TLU offers the Swipe Out Hunger program.

Students on a meal plan can donate bonus meals during the semester to others who might be experiencing food insecurity.

To donate any of their five bonus meals, students need to email Kyle Wych, Dean of Students, indicating how many bonus meals they want to donate to the program. Donations can be made any time during the semester.

2024-2025 Meal Plan Costs

Meal PlansDining Dollars Included with Meal Plan (Per Year)Meal Plan Cost (Per Year)
Meal Plan A: Unlimited Dining Hall Meals$150
Meal Plan B: 15 Meals per Week
Meal Plan C: 12 Meals per Week
Meal Plan D: 40 Meals per Semester
  • Students living in the residence halls must select among Meal Plans A, B, or C.
  • Students living in campus apartments may select among all four meal plans or may select no meal plan.
  • Students may change their selected meal plan without penalty during the first week of classes each semester, but no changes may be made to meal plans after TLU's drop/add date.
  • All meal plan changes must be made through the Meal Plan Change form located on MyTLU under the Residence Life forms tab.
  • Questions about residence halls or meal plans? Contact

Note: Notices submitted to offices other than Campus Living will not be recognized and/or honored.

Swipe Out Hunger Program

Through a partnership with our food provider, Sodexo, TLU offers the Swipe Out Hunger program on campus. Students with meal plans A, B, or C were given 5 bonus swipes for the semester. These students can donate the bonus swipes for other TLU students who might be experiencing food insecurity to use during the semester.

  • Students wanting to donate meals should contact the cashier in Hein Dining Hall.
  • Students wanting a donated meal should contact the Dean of Students Office for a certificate to use in Hein Dining Hall.

To access meal plan balances:

  • Login to MyTLU
  • Click on your picture and "My Profile & Settings"
  • Click "View Bulldog Bucks Balance," to see your balance for Dining Dollars, Bulldog Bucks, Bonus Bucks, what meal plan you have, and how many swipes you have left for the week if you have B or C. If you have plan D the meals left are for the semester.
  • Meal plans A, B and C reset at 2 a.m. Saturday morning (meals go from Saturday brunch to Friday dinner).
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