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Meal Assistance Program

In partnership with Campus Services and Aramark, the Meal Assistance Program provides no-cost meals to Boise State students facing food insecurity. Recipients will receive 10 meal swipes to be used within a two-month timeframe.

Program Stipulations

  • 10 meals will be redeemed at the Boise River Café (all-you-care-to-eat dining facility in the SUB)
  • Meals may be awarded ONCE during a student’s academic career
  • Any unused meals awarded will expire after two months
  • Meals do not need to be repaid

Eligibility Requirements

  • Enrolled in at least 6 financial aid eligible credits for the semester in which meals are being requested.
  • Be a degree-seeking student in good academic standing with minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 or show evidence of recent satisfactory progress.
  • Have exhausted all other possible resources before applying for meal assistance, such as student loans, food stamps, personal financial accounts, people that owe you money, and community resources (food pantries).
  • Can articulate how this program will help you stay successful as a student.

Application Process

  1. Complete a Meal Assistance Application.
  2. Completed application is reviewed for approval by the Office of the Dean of Students. Criteria for approval will be based on eligibility and availability of meals.
  3. You will be notified of the decision with follow-up instructions.

If you are currently receiving financial aid, please be aware that receiving this award may affect your current and future aid awards.