Making Sure You're Well Fed At Columbia
All First-Year students at Columbia College and SEAS are required to enroll in one of three First-Year Dining Plans.
Available to First-Year CC/SEAS students only, these plans are specifically designed to encourage community building among new undergraduate students.
First-Year Plan Highlights
Each First-Year Dining Plan includes (specific number of meals, Dining Dollars, and Flex varies depending on the Dining Plan selected):
First-Year Plan Comparison
*Academic Year 2022-23 costs are a projection. Final rates pending.
Select or Review Your First-Year Dining Plan
First-Year Dining Plans are selected within the Columbia Undergraduate Housing Portal at the same time that you sign your occupancy agreement before coming to Columbia.
- Once your Occupancy Agreement has been signed and your Dining Plan selected, there are no cancellations.