FAQs

Here is a list of Frequently Asked Questions concerning dining on campus. If you don't find the answer to your question, please send us an email to ara@rhodes.edu and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.

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Meal Plans

What Meal Plans do you offer?

We offer a variety of meal plans to meet your on campus dining needs. Check out our Meal Plan page for a full list of offerings.

What type of Meal Plan is recommended?

We have a variety of meal plans to meet your needs! Depending on your class year, where you live, and how much you are on campus, our recommendations may vary. Be sure to use our filter and sort functions to help choose your plan. If you still need help choosing a plan, give us a call at 901.843.3541 or email us martinc@rhodes.edu.

How can I purchase a Meal Plan?

Sign up for a Commuter Meal Plan today by emailing Rhodes Express at express@rhodes.edu or by phone at 901.843.3278.

Are Meal Plans required?

All students that live on campus are required to purchase a meal plan. Commuter students are not required to purchase a meal plan but many students take advantage of the convenience and value a meal plan has to offer.

What are Bonus Bucks?

Bonus Bucks are accepted as payment at all on campus restaurants. They are loaded right on your Student ID card, so there is no need to carry around cash or another card! Each meal plan comes with $100 Bonus Bucks each semester.

What are Lnyx$?

Lynx$ are extra funds you can add to your Student ID which can be used at all Rhodes Dining locations. More information and to add Lynx$, just go to http://www.rhodes.edu/rhodesexpress/14586.asp#lynxbux.

How do I get into the dining locations once I have purchased my Meal Plan?

Your Student ID card will be activated with your meal plan. Present your card to the cashier at the Refectory and you’re all set. You can also use a meal for up to $6.50 worth of food and fountain beverages at the Lynx Lair.

Can I carry meals over to the next semester?

No, all meals expire at the end of the semester.

Can I treat a friend to a meal?

To keep discounts as high as possible, meals are reserved for the meal plan holder only. However, you can always treat a friend using Bonus Bucks or Lynx$!

What do I do when my Bonus Bucks run low?

You can reload by adding Lynx$ at any time! These can be purchased by clicking here http://www.rhodes.edu/rhodesexpress/14586.asp#lynxbux.

Account

Where can I find more info on nutrition?

For more on Nutritional Information and Healthy for Life initiatives, visit our Eat Well section.

Why do I have to create an account in order to check out?

For you, and us, to be able to best track orders, and to be able to contact you in case of a question regarding your order we ask that you create a CampusDish account.

How do I create an account?

Click the "Login" button, and then on the login page click the "create a new account" link.

How do I find more about Nutritional Information?

Use our Comparison Box and Nutritional Calculator to get the most out of your eating decisions. Select products from the Menu section and use one of the options below to get accurate comparisons and information about your choices. 

For more on Nutritional Information and Healthy for Life initiatives, visit our Eat Well section.