Q: Where can I eat?
A: All-you-care-to-eat: J2 & Kinsolving Dining
Flex Dollars: Jester City Limits, Jesta Pizza, Jester City Market, Jester Java, Cypress Bend Café, Littlefield Patio Café, Kins Coffee & Kins Market
Q: What are flex dollars?
A: The flex dollars amount in the Commuter Meal Plan works like cash that can be used to purchase food in Jester City Limits, Jesta Pizza, Jester City Market, Jester Java, Cypress Bend Café, Littlefield Patio Café, Kins Coffee & Kins Market up to $25. You will receive a 5% discount on all purchases from these locations making $25 stretch a little further!
Q: Why did University Housing and Dining create the Commuter Meal Plan?
A: The Commuter Meal Plan was created to increase on-campus dining options for students living off campus, as well as for faculty and staff. The plan was also created due to parent demand. Parents asked for a pre-paid plan that designated money for meals at our all-you-care-to-eat dining halls.
Q: What is the new Longhorn Unlimited Commuter Meal Plan?
A: The new Longhorn Unlimited Commuter Meal Plan is another option for students living off-campus, faculty and staff to eat unlimited meals at J2 and Kins Dining. This new option is our best value when you eat two or more meals a day.
Q: When can I purchase the new Longhorn Unlimited Commuter Meal Plan?
A: You can purchase the Longhorn Unlimited Commuter Meal Plan through Sept. 15 for the fall semester. The fall semester plan expires Dec. 19. The plan for the spring semester can be purchased up to Feb. 1 and expires on May 19.
Q: Who can buy a Commuter Meal Plan?
A: Non-resident students, faculty & staff can purchase the Commuter Meal Plan.
Q: Can I use the Eco2Go box with the Longhorn 25 or Longhorn 50 Meal Plan?
A: Yes, you can use the Eco2Go box at no additional charge with the Longhorn 25 or Longhorn 50 Commuter Meal Plans.
Q: Can I use the Eco2Go box with the Longhorn Unlimited Meal Plan?
A: With the Longhorn Unlimited Meal Plan, the Eco2Go box cost $7.50 per meal. You can purchase your box using flex dollars, Dine In Dollars, Bevo Bucks, credit cards or cash.
Q: How will I know when my card is activated?
A: You know your card is activated when you see a balance in your flex dollars and a meal count number greater than 0 after paying the bill through What I Owe. You may need to wait up to 60 seconds and refresh the page after paying.
Q: Is the Commuter Meal Plan available during the summer?
A: The Longhorn 25 and Longhorn 50 plans can be used anytime J2 Dining is open during the summer. Click here
to view our summer operating hours. The Longhorn Unlimited plan is not available during the summer.
Q: Does my Commuter Meal Plan expire?
A: The Longhorn Unlimited Meal plan expires for the fall semester on Dec. 19 and expires for the spring semester on May 19. The Longhorn 25 and Longhorn 50 meal plans roll over as long as your UT ID is active. All plans are non-refundable.
Q: Would the cost savings be the same if I used Bevo Bucks or Dine In Dollars rather than buying the Commuter Meal Plan?
A: The Commuter Meal Plan is the best value at our all-you-care-to-eat locations. Both Bevo Bucks and Dine In Dollars provide a 5% discount on the cash price at University Housing and Dining all-you-care-to-eat locations and a 5% discount on food and beverages at retail locations.
Q: What if I run out of money on my Commuter Meal Plan?
A: You can re-load your Commuter Meal Plan at any time by repurchasing either the Longhorn 25 or Longhorn 50.
Q: Can I use my Commuter Meal Plan to pay for a guest meal?
A: You cannot use the Longhorn Unlimited plan to pay for a guest meal. You can use your Longhorn 25 or 50 Commuter Meal Plans to pay for a guest meal.
Q: What if I don’t use all the money on my plan?
A: Don’t worry! Your money will roll over as long as your UT ID is active.
Q: What happens to my Commuter Meal Plan if I leave UT?
A: Once your UT ID is inactive any remaining funds on your Commuter Meal Plan are non-refundable.
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