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Terms & Conditions

  1. Anteater Meal Plans are valid September 19, 2016 to June 16, 2017.
  2. The Anteater All Access plan is available on a quarter-basis and can only be purchased up until week 2 of each quarter. Any All Access meal plan purchases after week 2 of each quarter will not be activated until week 1 of following quarter. If you wish to continue the All Access each quarter, payment must be submitted prior to week 2. The All Access meals will expire at the end of each quarter and FlexDine will expire at the end of the academic year.
  3. Payment is due at time of sign up in person, by phone, mail or online. Meal plan must be paid in full prior to activation, with the exception of the EZ Payment Plans. For online orders, please allow one business day for processing. Orders placed on a Friday, holiday or weekend will not be processed until the next business day. Please note that charges will appear on your statement from ARAMARK PIPPIN, not UCI Hospitality & Dining.
  4. UCI Hospitality & Dining offers an EZ Payment Plan as a secondary option to paying in full. The EZ Payment Plan is only available for the following Anteater Meal Plans: All Access, Block 165, Block 99 and Block 75. Please review terms and conditions on the EZ Payment Contract before signing up for payment option online. Please note this document is not the EZ Payment contract and will not be accepted as a contract when you sign up for the payment plan. The EZ Payment Plan is only available online at www.ucidining.com.
  5. Once a meal plan is purchased there are no changes, refunds or cancellations. Non-payment does not constitute meal plan cancellation. Meal Plans are non-transferrable to others. If you wish to treat a friend or family member with your meal plan, you must be present. Anteater All Access participants may only use FlexDine to treat friends or family members with meal plan.
  6. Your UCI ID Card, which serves as your meal card, is required for all transactions.
  7. Unused meals and FlexDine expire on June 16, 2017 and will not transfer to the new academic year.
  8. Unused Zot Bucks transfer from quarter to quarter and can be transferred to the new academic year. If your Zot Bucks account has been inactive for 24 consecutive months, the balance will be deleted. Unused Zot Bucks are not refundable.
  9. FlexDine and Zot Bucks are not accepted at Anthill Pub & Grille, Café Espresso, Espress Yourself and University Club. Both work like a debit card and are loaded onto your UCI ID Card; each time a purchase is made the cost is subtracted from your account.
  10. Locations and hours of operation are subject to change. For the most current listing of locations and hours of operation, visit www.ucidining.com.
  11. If your UCI ID Card is lost or stolen, we will issue a temporary card with a $10.00 cash deposit. This temporary card will be valid for 3 days. At the end of the 3 days, you must return the temporary card. Failure to do so will result in forfeiting your $10.00 deposit and your account will be suspended until card is returned. If you return the card within 3 days, your deposit will be returned to you. A temporary card will be provided to you with no fee the first time your card is lost. A $15.00 fee plus the $10.00 deposit will be charged for the second temporary card and each additional temporary card issued. Refunds or credits will only be issued from the date that UCI Hospitality & Dining is notified that a card has been lost or stolen.
  12. Meal Plan participants have the option to purchase a reusable to-go container to take their meals to go from The Anteatery, Brandywine or Pippin Commons for a one-time fee of $6.00. All Access participants are not limited to a specific number of meals they can eat in one day, but are limited to one to-go meal per meal period. Block Meal Plan holders may opt for to-go as long as they have a balance of meals or FlexDine left on their accounts. No double portions of any menu item, unless specifically requesting just one menu item. To-go containers must be fully closed when leaving. Beverage containers are for drinks only and soup containers are for soup or salad only. To-go option is a convenience provided for you. If you want unlimited portions, you must dine in. In addition to our to-go service, students may take one each the following items when leaving the dining facility as a carry-out option:
    • One of the following:

                                                    i.     Fruit (apples, bananas, oranges)

                                                   ii.     Dessert (cookies, bars, ice cream cone)

                                                  iii.     Pastry

    • One 20oz or less water bottle filled with soda or water (excludes milk, juice or Polar Shock)

UCI Hospitality and Dining reserves the right to refuse students containers for to-go meals if the policies are abused. Abusing the carry-out or to-go policy will forfeit involvement in the program.

I acknowledge that I have read the terms and conditions of the UCI Hospitality & Dining 2016-2017 Anteater Meal Plans and understand that this is a legal and binding document.

 

Installment Plan (EZ Payment) Terms & Conditions
  1. Anteater Meal Plans are valid September 19, 2016 to June 16, 2017. The Anteater All Access plan is available on a quarter-basis and can only be purchased up until week 2 of each quarter. Any All Access meal plan purchases after week 2 of each quarter will not be activated until week 1 of following quarter. If you would like to renew the All Access plan each quarter, the meal plan will need to be purchased by end of Week 2 each quarter. The All Access meals will expire at the end of each quarter and FlexDine will expire at the end of the academic year.
  2. If you would like to participate in the EZ Payment Plan, please purchase meal plan online at www.ucidining.com
  3. Online contract must be filled out in association with EZ Payment Plan. If online contract is not filled out, you will be contacted and meal plan will be put on hold until contract is completed.
  4. Deposit is due at time of meal plan sign up. Payments will be automatically charged on the first of the month, following initial deposit for two consecutive months (i.e., a deposit made on February 24th, will lead to the first payment charged on March 1st and the second payment charged on April 1st).
  5. If the first of the month falls on a weekend or holiday, the preferred credit card will be charged the Friday or day before the weekend or holiday and the associated meal amount will be added to the recipient’s UCI ID card that day.
  6. Meal and FlexDine amounts associated with each meal plan will be distributed in a set amount with each payment. Please see scheduler above for amounts to be added to meal plan.
  7. Meals associated with each payment are available for use within one business day after payment. Account will remain “in progress” until all three payments have been fulfilled.
  8. Please choose the appropriate meal plan based upon your class, work and study schedule. Anteater meal plans cannot be changed or refunded after purchase. For upgrades, please contact the UCI Hospitality & Dining office.
  9. If you do not want the preferred credit card to be charged, please contact UCI Hospitality & Dining and fill out the Payment Change form located on our website at www.ucidining.com. Meal plan will be suspended until the Payment Change form is received.
  10. If a credit card has been declined or denied by the credit card company, the meal plan will be suspended IMMEDIATELY until payment is received and a Payment Change Form is completed. Expired meals over any suspension period will not be refunded or returned and card holder will be responsible for payment on any used portion of the meal plan. Card holder agrees to pay in total in accordance with agreement governing use of such credit card.  *Please note that charges will appear on your statement from ARAMARK PIPPIN, not UCI Hospitality & Dining.

Summer Meal Plans Terms & Conditions
1.Summer Meal Plans are valid June 26, 2017 – September 13, 2017 during normal hours of operation. 
2.Payment is due at time of sign up in person, by phone, mail or online. Meal plan must be paid in full prior to activation. For online orders, please allow one business day for processing. Orders placed on a Friday, holiday or weekend will not be processed until the next business day. Please note that charges will appear on your statement from ARAMARK PIPPIN, not UCI Hospitality & Dining.
3.Once a meal plan is purchased there are no changes, refunds or cancellations unless upgrading. Non-payment does not constitute meal plan cancellation. 
4.Your UCI ID Card, which serves as your meal card, is required for all transactions.
5.Meal Plans are non-transferable to others. If you wish to treat a friend or family member with your meal plan, you must be present. Please visit the Hospitality & Dining office to validate your card.
6.Meal swipes are accepted at The Anteatery and Pippin Commons. *FlexDine and Zot Bucks are accepted at all locations on campus except Anthill Pub & Grille and Café Espresso.
7.FlexDine and Zot Bucks work like a debit card and are loaded onto your UCI ID Card; each time a purchase is made the cost is subtracted from your account. 
8.Unused meals and FlexDine expire on September 13, 2017 and will not transfer to the new academic year.
9.Unused Zot Bucks transfer from quarter to quarter and can be transferred to the new academic year. If your Zot Bucks account has been inactive for 24 consecutive months, the balance will be deleted. Unused Zot Bucks are not refundable.
10.Locations and hours of operation are subject to change. For the most current listing of locations and hours of operation, visit www.ucidining.com/locations. 
11.If your UCI ID Card is lost or stolen, we will issue a temporary card with a $10.00 cash deposit. This temporary card will be valid for 3 days. At the end of the 3 days, you must return the temporary card. Failure to do so will result in forfeiting your $10.00 deposit and your account will be suspended until the card is returned. If you return the card within 3 days, your deposit will be returned to you. A temporary card will be provided to you with no fee the first time your card is lost. A $15.00 fee plus the $10.00 deposit will be charged for the second temporary card and each additional temporary card issued. Refunds or credits will only be issued from the date that UCI Hospitality & Dining is notified that a card has been lost or stolen.
12.Meal Plan participants have the option to purchase a reusable to-go container to take their meal to go from The Anteatery or Pippin Commons for a one-time fee of $6.00. No double portions of any menu item, unless specifically requesting just one menu item. To-go containers must be fully closed when leaving. Beverage containers are for drinks only and soup containers are for soup or salad only. To-go option is a convenience provided for you. If you want unlimited portions, you must dine in. In addition to our to-go service, students may take one each the following items when leaving the dining facility as a carry-out option:

    • One of the following:
      i.     Fruit (apples, bananas, oranges)
      ii.     Dessert (cookies, bars, ice cream cone)
      iii.     Pastry

    • One 20oz or less water bottle filled with soda or water (excludes milk, juice or Polar Shock)

13. UCI Hospitality and Dining reserves the right to refuse students containers for to-go meals if the policies are abused. Abusing the carry-out or to-go policy will forfeit involvement in the program. 



Refund Policy:
All website purchases are considered to be final. Exceptions will be made for processing errors. All refunds for processing errors will be refunded to the credit card used for the purchase.