Meal Plan Changes

Meal Plan Requirements

  • All resident students must participate in the 21- or 14- meal board plan.
  • All First-Year students will be assigned the Full Board Plan and must remain on the Full Board Plan for the duration of their first year.

When can I change my Meal Plan?

  • First semester: September 21-25, 2020
  • Second semester: February 15-19, 2021

How do I change my Meal Plan?

Meal Plan Open Enrollment 2021-2022 Academic Year will be open on 5/31/21.  Enrollment for Meal Plans for the fall semester can be made 5/31/21 through 9/9/21. 

Meal Plan options may be changed through your PeopleSoft account when it’s time.

  • Log in to your Williams PeopleSoft Account
  • Under the Campus Life Folder, select the Dining Services option
  • Choose either purchase points/50 Meal Block, or My Board Plan
  • If you are eligible to change your Board Plan, select the new plan from the drop-down menu

You will receive a confirmation email once your change has been approved. This may take up to 24 hours.

When will my Meal Plan Change take effect?

  • Your meal plan change is retroactive to the beginning of change week
  • Meals eaten in excess of the amount allowed on your new plan will be charged to your term bill

What if I have questions or need help?

If you have any questions about the Board Plans or about the online process for changing your Meal Plan, please contact [email protected] or 413-597-2121.

How do I appeal my Meal Plan?

Meal Plan Appeal Procedure and Application:

In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, Dining will not provide options for appealing a meal plan for the Fall Semester and rather ask you to contact Dining Services to discuss how we can provide any assistance with your dining experience.