Residential Services



Dining Services Board Plan

Food Plan Required for All Residential Students except Savoy, Palm, and Rosewood:  All students who reside in Texas Southern University sponsored housing must purchase a meal plan.  

Freshman Plan:  New and transfer freshman students must accept the mandatory board plan for 19 meals or 14 meals per week as part of their lease agreement.  The 19-meal plan includes three meals per day, Monday – Friday, and brunch and dinner on Saturday and Sunday. The 14 meal plan includes 2 meals per day Sunday -- Saturday. 

Sophomore-Senior Plan: All other students (sophomores – seniors) living in TSU housing are required to participate in one of the five (5) meal plans offered by the university. If a student has not chosen a meal plan by the first class day, the Residential Life and Housing Office will assign him/her with a 14-meal per week plan. Please visit the housing website to access the housing pricing information for all of our housing and meal plan options.

MEAL – BOARD PLAN OPTION & RATE* (note: rates do not include sale tax)  
Meal Plan Options   Rate Per Semester

19  (All-you-care-to-eat meals) + $50 Dining Points




14  (All-you-care-to-eat meals) + $200Dining Points




9    (All-you-care-to-eat meals) + $400 Dining Points




7    (All-you-care-to-eat meals) + $500 Dining Points




5    (All-you-care-to-eat meals) + $600 Dining Points



*Prices are subject to change

Dining Services Meal Plan

TSU Dining Services offer convenient dining locations on campus and a variety of service styles to meet your dining needs.

The University offers five (5) meal plan options. Students participating on a meal plan are required to use their Tiger 1 Card to eat in any of the food locations below. Cash, credit cards, and Tiger Bucks are accepted at all campus dining locations.
The meal plan options are available to all matriculating students at Texas Southern University. All students participating in the university meal plan program will be required to pay full amount of the select meal plan. NO changes or request for cancellation of the meal plan after the twelfth (12th) class day of each academic semester. 

The University's Meal Plan program does not extend to summer months, spring break, nor semester winter breaks. For more information, please call 713-313-7206 or visit the Housing Office, located at 3505 Blodgett Street (entrance on Tierwester Street)

For more information on TSU dining service click here. 
Tiger 1 card – Residential Use

Identification Cards are required by university policy. Therefore all students that reside in TSU campus housing must acquire a University ID.  The board  plan operation requires the use of the Tiger 1 Card to provide the meal service to residential students.

For more information on Tiger 1 Card click here.