FAQ frequently asked questions Q: Am I required to purchase a dining plan? A: ll undergraduate residents are required to A purchase a dining plan at Hofstra University. Who can I speak to if I have dietary Q: restrictions? A: We have a registered dietician available for one-on-one counseling. For more information, please visit hofstra.edu/askthenutritionist. Q: Can I change my dining plan? You can make changes to your plan up until A: the third week of the semester. If you are running low on points, you can add money at any time at My.Hofstra.edu. Will my unused points carry over from one Q: semester to the next? Points may be carried over from the fall A: to the spring semester provided that you purchase a plan of equal or higher value for the spring. All points are forfeited the day after spring commencement. Q: Where can I find additional information? A: lease visit our website at P hofstra.edu/dining or call 516-463-6662. Can I add points to my meal plan if I am Q: running low? A: You can add points to your meal plan at any time! Simply log in to My.Hofstra.edu and click “Hofstra on-line.” Under the student services tab, click “Make a deposit to Hofstra card.” Dining Plans … so you never have to search for loose change again! We offer flexible dining plans that help you stay within your budget and save money. All incoming first-year residents are required to purchase dining plan 7, 6 or 5. Other students can take advantage of plans 7 through 2; plan 1 is available for commuting students only. All purchases made with the dining plan are sales tax-free. Just swipe your HofstraCard at one of our 15 dining locations, and points are deducted automatically. PLAN 7 Provides you with 2,230 points Cost per semester: $2,230 Suggested daily usage: $19 PLAN 6 Provides you with 2,095 points Cost per semester: $2,095 Suggested daily usage: $18 Top 5 Reasons to eat on campus 5. Variety With 15 dining locations on campus that accept dining plan points, your cravings are sure to be satisfied. New items and concepts are always being added! 4. Location Our dining facilities are conveniently located throughout campus, so you can quickly grab a meal or drink without losing your parking space or going out of your way. PLAN 5 Provides you with 1,930 points 3. Convenience PLAN 4 Provides you with 1,735 points All 15 dining locations accept the HofstraCard, cash and credit cards. Grab-and-go items are also offered in each café. Cost per semester: $1,930 Suggested daily usage: $16 Cost per semester: $1,735 Suggested daily usage: $15 PLAN 3 Provides you with 1,575 points Cost per semester: $1,575 Suggested daily usage: $13 PLAN 2 Provides you with 850 points Cost per semester: $850 Suggested daily usage: $7 PLAN 1 Provides you with 448 points Cost per semester: $448 For commuting students only. These rates are estimated for the 2014-2015 academic year. The Office of the Bursar/Student Accounts sends fall semester bills to all new students in mid-June that reflect the actual 2014-2015 dining plan rates. Dine on campus 2. Flexibility We have a 24-hour convenience store and many other locations with early morning and late-night hours, so a great meal or snack is never out of reach! 2014-2015 Dining Services Facebook “f ” Logo CMYK / .eps Facebook “f ” Logo CMYK / .eps facebook.com/eatingathofstra 1. Savings All purchases made using your dining plan are sales tax-free! 52661:4/14 @eatingathofstra instagram.com/eatingathofstra where to Eat? At Hofstra University, we strive to create a home-away-from-home experience for you by providing the highest-quality dining services while you pursue your educational goals. With an array of dining concepts and cuisine, you are sure to find just what you’re looking for. t Dutch Treats Hof USA, North Campus 516-463-5135 Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, this classic convenience store is your one-stop shop on campus. t Eli’s Kosher Kitchen t Law School Kiosk Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, South Campus 516-463-7155 Located on the main level, the Law School kiosk offers a variety of beverages, salads, bagels, kosher entrees and snacks. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. For additional information, visit hofstra.edu/dining. Hours of service are subject to change. Hours may differ by station within each location. Sondra and David S. Mack Student Center North Campus t Nathan’s Famous 516-463-6663 516-463-5950 t Au Bon Pain Hot and cold kosher food is served under the supervision of Rabbi Yehuda Kelemer. ® California Avenue, South Campus 516-463-5064 This bakery café with French heritage features sandwiches, salads, soups, baked goods, and more. Monday-Thursday, 7:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. t Breslin Kiosk Breslin Hall, South Campus 516-463-4754 Located on the main level of one of Hofstra’s busiest classroom buildings, the Breslin kiosk features a variety of drinks (including Seattle’s Best Coffee®), snacks, sandwiches, salads and fresh-baked items for students on the go. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. t Café Bistro at Bits ‘n’ Bytes Memorial Hall, South Campus 516-463-6669 This newly renovated location has five full-service stations that feature gourmet cuisine, including Red Mango®, BYOB (Build Your Own Burger), UPick Chopped Salads, and a Panini Shoppe. Monday-Thursday, 7:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday, 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m. t Cyber Café Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. t Green Mountain Coffee Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. t Netherlands Café 516-463-7036 516-463-5950 Coffee is more than just something to drink. It connects us to each other, and to the rest of the world. We’re passionate about great coffee and we’re anxious to share that passion with you. Come down to the Library Café to try one of our many blends. Netherlands Complex, North Campus This fun and interactive venue features three full-service stations, a salad bar. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Roosevelt Quad, South Campus 516-463-6536 The café serves Starbucks® beverages, Au Bon Pain® soups and bottled beverages, and offers assorted grab-and-go items. Monday-Thursday, 7:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Friday, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. t Starr Café Main Level, C.V. Starr Hall, South Campus 516-463-3664 Our recently renovated café features Peet’s Coffee and Tea, and assortment of hot and cold grab-and-go entrees, specialty salads, pastries, snacks, and bottled beverages. Monday-Thursday, 7:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday, 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m. t Student Center Café Sondra and David S. Mack Student Center North Campus 516-463-6662 With more than 10 full-service stations, a salad bar, smoothie shop, and a wide variety of grab-and-go items, the Student Center Café can satisfy any craving. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 1-8 p.m. t Sbarro Monday-Thursday, 7:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday, 7:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. t Hof Usa 516-463-6595 t Subway® Hof USA, North Campus 516-463-5132 Socialize with your friends and grab a delicious bite to eat. Sondra and David S. Mack Student Center North Campus Sbarro’s famous pizza is only the beginning of the Sbarro culinary adventure. We offer sumptuous entrees, pastas, salads and sandwiches – tastes to fit every palate. Sunday-Thursday, 5 p.m.-2 a.m. Friday and Saturday, 5 p.m.-3 a.m. Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, noon-2 a.m. Delivery: Sunday-Thursday, 8 p.m.-1 a.m. t Java Connect t Starbucks® at Café on the Corner Netherlands Complex, North Campus 516-463-5950 516-463-2652 Grab a coffee, espresso or smoothie at Java Connect, which features Seattle’s Best Coffee®. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Nathan’s offers a menu of quality and variety anchored by our world famous beef hot dogs and crinkle cut French Fries. Nathan’s menu offerings also include Hamburgers, Cheesesteaks, and Nathan’s Chicken Classics. Main Level, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library South Campus Hagedorn Hall, South Campus This café offers an assortment of fresh-brewed coffee, specialty sandwiches and salads, fresh-baked muffins and pastries, snacks and bottled beverages. Choose from our daily hot breakfast, lunch and soup specials. Netherlands Complex, North Campus t Starbucks® at Café on the Quad Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Sondra and David S. Mack Student Center North Campus 516-463-6663 The café serves Starbucks® beverages as well as a variety of delicious scones, muffins, pastries and cupcakes. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Netherlands Complex, North Campus 516-463-5950 Enjoy a full-service Subway® here on campus, featuring all your favorite sandwiches, salads and cookies. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. t Taro 13 Sondra and David S. Mack Student Center North Campus 516-463-6663 This Asian fusion concept features made-to-order sushi and other specialties. Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.