Plan Options

If would like to purchase a meal plan or if you would like to make a change to the plan you have already selected, please visit ID Card Services located on the second floor of Follett Bookstore. If you have a question about the meal plans offered, please call our main office on campus at (575) 646-4801.

How to Build Your Plan

  1. Step 1 - Pick your Base Plan - First year experience residents are required to choose either the Premium Platinum, Classic Crimson or *Hometown Aggies. More details can be found in the drop-down below.
    *Only Dona Ana County Residents are eligible for the Hometown Aggies Plan. 
    If you are not a First Year Experience Resident, you can choose from any of the plans listed in the Upperclassmen Resident and Commuter Plans listed in the drop-down below.

  2. Step 2 - Make it Right for You - Make your plan as unique as you are! Customize your plan to best fit your lifestyle. 
    You can add dining dollars in any increment. To get a 10% discount, you can add as many Pete's 150 blocks to your plan as you'd like. 
    You can also add meal swipes in blocks of 35 for $350

  3. Step 3 - Add the +plus
    **NEW for the Fall Semester** We are offering packages that provide customizable convenience to your college experience
    If you choose our Premium Platinum Plan, you can skip this step. You already have all three premium +plus packages included in your plan!

The Crimson Classic Plan comes with one basic +plus package. You can upgrade to a premium +plus package for just $75!

Basic Subscription Package

Premium Subscription Package

*excludes alcohol

Your Guide to +Plus Packages

+Beverage
You can get your unlimited free fountain drinks or coffees at: CCSU Food Court, both Einstein's locations, Subway, Aggie Express, Aggie's Grill, and Zuhl Fuel.

+ Amenities
Wash and Fold Laundry Services - You will drop-off your laundry in a shoot located in Garcia Hall's main lobby. The schedule for individual dorms will be posted at the shoot and on our website at https://nmsu.sodexomyway.com

Robot Food Delivery - Download the Bite U app to place your orders and take advantage of your free deliveries! https://bite.sodexo.com/

+Concessions
To use your 50% or 100% discount meal at concessions, let the cashier know that you have it. Simple as that!

Wash and Fold Drop-off/Pick-up Schedule

Schedule starts Friday, August 27th
Drop-off's are due by 10:00 a.m. or can be dropped off the night before.

  • Mondays
    Garcia drop-off
    Cervantes, Chamisa, RGH, South Campus and non-resident pick-up

  • Wednesdays
    Juniper and Pinon Drop-off
    Garcia Pick-up

  • Fridays
    Cervantes, Chamisa, RGH, South Campus and non-resident drop-off
    Juniper and Pinon pick-up

Signing up for an NMSU meal plan couldn't be easier! We offer a range of options for your convenience:

  1. Visit the ID Card Services Office on the second floor of the NMSU Bookstore
  2. Sign up online at dining.nmsu.edu
  3. For more information, feel free to call ID Card Services at (575) 646-4835, through email at idsvs@nmsu.edu, or by visit their website at idcard.nmsu.edu.

Premium Platinum - $2,604 - BEST VALUE!
336 Meal Swipes into the Taos Dining Hall, $350 Dining Dollars for the semester and all three premium +plus packages! That's just $6.25 per meal!

Classic Crimson - $2,285
272 Meal Swipes into the Taos Dining Hall (Avg. of 17 Meals per Week), $200 Dining Dollars for the semester and one basic +plus package! That's just $7.17 per meal!

*Hometown Aggies - $1,754
160 Meal Swipes into the Taos Dining Hall (Avg. of 10 Meals per Week) + $100 Dining Dollars for the semester. That's just $9.69 per meal!

*Only Dona Ana County Residents are eligible for the Hometown Aggies Plan.

Signing up for an NMSU meal plan couldn't be easier! We offer a range of options for your convenience:

  1. Visit the ID Card Services Office on the second floor of the NMSU Bookstore
  2. Sign up online at dining.nmsu.edu
  3. For more information, feel free to call ID Card Services at (575) 646-4835, through email at idsvs@nmsu.edu, or by visit their website at idcard.nmsu.edu.

Premium Platinum - $2,604 - BEST VALUE!
336 Meal Swipes into the Taos Dining Hall, $350 Dining Dollars for the semester and all three premium +plus packages! That's just $6.25 per meal!

Classic Crimson - $2,285
272 Meal Swipes into the Taos Dining Hall (Avg. of 17 Meals per Week), $200 Dining Dollars for the semester and one basic +plus package! That's just $7.17 per meal!

Hometown Aggies - $1,754
160 Meal Swipes into the Taos Dining Hall (Avg. of 10 Meals per Week) + $100 Dining Dollars for the semester. That's just $9.69 per meal!

Aggie 150 - $1,488
150 Meal Swipes into the Taos Dining Hall (Avg. of 9 Meals per Week) That's just $9.33 per meal!

Aggie 75 - $771
75 Meal Swipes into the Taos Dining Hall (Avg. of 5 Meals per Week) That's just $9.67 per meal!

Aggie 35 - $372
35 Meal Swipes into the Taos Dining Hall (Avg. of 2 Meals per Week) That's just $10.00 per meal!

Pete's 150 - $135
$150 Dining Dollars for the semester. That gives you a 10% discount! Want more Dining Dollars? You can buy as many of these as you want or you can add them to your base plan!

Signing up for an NMSU meal plan couldn't be easier! We offer a range of options for your convenience:

  1. Visit the ID Card Services Office on the second floor of the NMSU Bookstore
  2. For more information, feel free to call ID Card Services at (575) 646-4835, through email at idsvs@nmsu.edu, or by visit their website at idcard.nmsu.edu.
Aggie 150 - $1,488
150 Meal Swipes into the Taos Dining Hall (Avg. of 9 Meals per Week) That's just $9.33 per meal

Aggie 75 - $771
75 Meal Swipes into the Taos Dining Hall (Avg. of 5 Meals per Week) That's just $9.67 per meal!

Aggie 35 - $372
35 Meal Swipes into the Taos Dining Hall (Avg. of 2 Meals per Week) That's just $10.00 per meal!

Pete's 150 - $135
$150 Dining Dollars for the semester. That gives you a 10% discount! Want more Dining Dollars? You can buy as many of these as you want or you can add them to your base plan!

For Faculty and Staff we have made these plans last the entire fiscal year. You can also use payroll deduction to pay for your plan!

  1. Log into MyNMSU at My.NMSU.edu

  2. Select "Student" on the left hand side of the page

  3. Select "Banner Self Service"

  4. Select "My Dining"

  5. Log into my dining 

  6. Select "Applications"

  7. Choose the appropriate drop down selection

  8. Select your meal plan

  9. Enjoy all the deliciousness!

Frequently Asked Questions

Just visit the ID Card Services office on the second floor of Follett Bookstore or online at http://dining.nmsu.edu.

Download the Bite Universities App! Menus are not only posted, but you can order ahead of time! Menus are also posted on the Taos Dining Hall page. Featured menus are also posted on the NMSUdining Social Media pages. Follow @NMSUdining on Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat

It is your permanent student ID card plus a debit card for food services on campus. Each time you visit Taos Dining Hall, a meal swipe is deducted from your account balance. If you visit another campus location the amount of your purchase is deducted from your Aggie Dining Dollars. Your card is encoded, validated and can be used 24 hours after activation.

Lost or stolen NMSU ID/Meal Cards can be replaced. Lost cards must be reported to the ID Card Office immediately. Their office is located on the second floor of Follett Bookstore. They can also be reached via phone at (575) 646-4835.

For your protection, the only person authorized to use your card is you. For that reason, meal plan meal swipes are non-transferable. Aggie Dining Dollars can pay for a guest if someone is dining with you.

Visit the ID Card Services office on the second floor of Follett Bookstore. They can also be reached via phone at (575) 646-4835.

The Premium Platinum or Classic Crimson meal plans are mandatory for all First Year Experience students living on campus in a residence hall. If you are not a First Year Experience Resident Student, then you are not required to purchase a meal plan but can (and should) choose from any of the meal plans that are offered.

While students who live off-campus are not required to have a meal plan, many off-campus students eat one or more of their meals on-campus each day. Whether you’re eating in Taos Dining Hall or another retail restaurant, any of the dining plans will save you money while dining on-campus. There is a special $10 rate in Taos Dining Hall if you use dining dollars.

Aggie Dining Dollars are an additional type of currency that is used to purchase food from campus dining locations. One Aggie Dining Dollar is equal to one dollar. With each meal plan there are differing amounts of Aggie Dining Dollars and you can choose what’s right for you based on your dining habits. There is a special $10 rate in Taos Dining Hall if you use dining dollars.

Yes, you can pay cash at any of the dining facilities on campus. They also accept credit cards, debit cards and Aggie Ca$h.

No, unused meal swipes do not carry over from semester to semester. However, Aggie Dining Dollars do carry over from the fall semester to the spring semester of a given school year but not from a separate school year to the following school year. Plan to use all of your meals and Aggie Dining Dollars by the end of the spring semester of a given school year.

After making a purchase the register readout will reflect the remaining amount of meal swipes/ Aggie Dining Dollars on your account depending on how you paid for your purchase.

Yes. All of our facilities offer wellness, vegetarian, vegan, or organic options. These options are noted on the menu signs and some labels.

No problem! Our Campus Dining Services Program can accommodate your special dietary requirements. Food allergies are very important especially when you are dining away from home. If you have a food allergy of any kind, then please ask the dining staff if the allergen is in the food you are purchasing. Any of our dining staff would be happy to help. For more information, please contact our main office in Corbett Center Student Union Room 130 or call (575) 646-4801.

If you have further questions please feel free to contact NMSU Dining at (575) 646-4801.