Northern Lights Food Court FAQs

What do you mean by $75.00/week?
You will have that dollar amount available each week for use in the dining hall if you choose the $1,125 per semester meal plan. Your weekly balance will automatically be reduced by the cost of items that you select.

What if I run out of money can I still eat in the Dining Hall?
You can still purchase items by one of the following methods: cash, credit card, debit card or adding money on to a separate flex account.

When can I change my meal plan?
You will have until 5:00 pm on the fifth day of class each semester to change your meal plan.

If I did not select one of the new meal plans, which meal plan will I have?
All students who have not selected a meal plan will be assigned the $110.00/week meal plan.

What if I only use $50.00/week or there is one week where I do not eat at all in the dining hall?
The dollar amount left at the end of each week will be forfeited. However, there will be convenience food options that you may purchase and take with you for future use.

What are the hours of the Dining Hall?
The Dining Hall will be open 7:00 am until 7:00 pm, Monday through Friday and 10:00am-5:00pm Saturday and Sunday with a limited Weekend Menu.

How will I access the new meal plan?
You will need to use your University ID card, the North Card.

When does the weekly dollar amount start over?
The dollar amount resets each week on Monday.

How do I sign up for the meal plan?
Contact the Business Services at 406-265-3733 or Dining Hall Office at 406-265-3796 or stop by the SUB and they will assist you.

If I live off campus can I still have a meal plan?
Yes! Remember, you can even use your financial aid to purchase a meal if you have enough funds available.   Meal plan only application

What other forms of payment are available?
Cash, credit card, debit card or adding money on to a separate flex account which gets put right onto your North Card

How do I check my balance for the week?
You will receive a receipt for each purchase that indicates your balance. You may also check your balance at any time in the Business Services office.

Can I allow my parents to put additional funds on my card?
Your parents, you, your boss, anybody can add funds on your flex account. They will need to contact the Business Services office at 406-265-3733 for assistance.