Residence Life & Housing

Meal Plans

Meal Plans at Western

Meal Plan Options

  • 19 meals per week
  • $175 in Flex Dollars at Mad Jack’s
  • $2,560.34 / semester

  • 15 meals per week
  • $175 in Flex Dollars at Mad Jack’s
  • $2,337.04 / semester

  • 10 meals per week
  • $250 in Flex Dollars at Mad Jack’s
  • Available only to second-year students and above
  • $2,064.51 / semester

  • 80 meals
  • $100 in Flex Dollars at Mad Jack’s
  • $872.90
  • *Please note this plan is not refundable

Rolls over between Fall and Spring semester

  • 40 meals
  • $50 in Flex Dollars at Mad Jack’s
  • $435.44
  • *Please note this plan is not refundable

Rolls over between Fall and Spring semester

  • 20 meals
  • $25 in Flex Dollars at Mad Jack’s
  • $218.23
  • *Please note this plan is not refundable

Rolls over between Fall and Spring semester

*The Blue Mesa Plan or Mountaineer Plan is required for all first-year students.
**This plan is only available to second-year students or above.

Prices are subject to change.

Rare Air Café

The Rare Air Café embodies convenience and community. From dawn to dark, you can enjoy a well-balanced, all-you-can-eat selection of food while enjoying downtime with friends, classmates or even just a quiet meal by yourself.

In a rush or short on dining time? Simply purchase a “Choose to Reuse” container, load it up and dash off to your next class, meeting or the bus up to Crested Butte. The Rare Air has gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan options.

If you have a specific food allergy, please address your need by calling Dining Services at 970.943.2000.

Rare Air Hours

Days Hot Breakfast Continental Breakfast Lunch Extended Lunch (limited menu) Dinner
Monday-Friday 7:15-10 a.m. 10-11 a.m. 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. 1:30-3:00 p.m. 4:45-7 p.m.
*Closes at 6:15 p.m. on Fridays
Weekends Brunch Dinner
10 a.m.-1 p.m. 4:45-6:15 p.m.

  • Breakfast $8.45
  • Lunch $10.25
  • Dinner $10.75
  • Facility meals: $69.00 per 10 meals

Mad Jack’s

Located in the heart of campus at the University Center, Mad Jack’s is the place to swing by for a quick snack, cup of coffee or late-night tub of ice cream. Outfitted with coffee tables, comfy couches and fireplaces, you will frequently see students studying and gaming as much as they are eating.

Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m.-8 p.m. and weekends 1-8 p.m.