Flex Passes and Points

Flex passes and points come with the Ultimate and Value meal plans. Only flex passes come with the Custom meal plan. If you want to add on points to the Custom meal plan or you are a student in on/off campus apartments and would like a points account you can submit your request by filling out our online form.

HOW AND WHERE CAN I USE MY FLEX PASSES?

Flex passes that come with residential meal plans can be used in two ways:

  1. To allow a guest to dine with you at one of our dining halls.
  2. One Value Meal at the following locations:
LOCATIONS VALUE MEALS
Cafes: CrossRoads, Beanery, Up & Atom, Bookworms, Market Café One salad or sandwich, one bag of chips or fruit, and one bottled beverage (Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Ginger Ale, AHA, Dasani Water, and Minute Maid OJ, Cranberry or Apple).
One Plate, Two Plates (Student Union)
  • Black Bean & Rice Burger, regular fries, and a beverage (Dasani, Minute Maid, Coke, Diet Coke, or Sprite).
  • Chicken Tenders, regular fries, and a beverage
    (Dasani, Minute Maid, Coke, Diet Coke, or Sprite).
Earth, Wok & Fire (Student Union)
  • General Tso Chicken, white rice, and a beverage (fountain or Dasani bottled water).
  • Vegetable Fried Rice, one egg roll, and a beverage (fountain or Dasani bottled water).
  • Vegetable Lo Mein, one egg roll, and a beverage (fountain or Dasani bottled water).
Union Street Market: Pompeii Oven Pizza Station (Student Union) One slice of cheese or pepperoni pizza, one bag of chips, and a beverage (fountain or Dasani bottled water).
Grab & Go's (Gelfenbien & Putnam) One salad or sandwich, one bag of chips or fruit, and a fountain beverage.

 

  • Your flex passes and points are on your OneCard.
  • Value Meals are one meal per transaction. Sorry, no substitutions are allowed on any of the value meals.
  • Flex passes are per semester and do not roll over and cannot be refunded.
  • For Value Meals, one flex pass is allowed per transaction at the register however there is no limit on the number of times you can use a flex pass during the day. 
  • In the dining halls for each guest that you admit the cashier will deduct 1 (one) flex pass.
  • If you have an issue using a flex pass at a certain location, please ask to speak to the manager or contact us through our online form.
  • Check Your Flex Pass Balance: Next time you use a flex pass ask the staff member at the dining hall tap station or retail register for your balance.

HOW AND WHERE CAN I USE MY POINTS?

Points come with the Ultimate and Value meal plans. For those without a meal plan or the custom plan, a cash points account can also be purchased separately.

Spending power: one point = one dollar

Points may be used in three ways:

  1. Purchase a meal in any of our dining halls for a guest
  2. Purchase a meal in the dining halls for yourself if you are using a cash points account
  3. Purchases at most of our retail operations

Locations you can use your points:

  • Dining halls to purchase a meal (see below for meal prices)
  • Beanery Cafe (Benton Museum)
  • Up & Atom Cafe (BioPhysics Building - Lower Level)
  • Bookworms Cafe (Library)
  • CrossRoads Cafe (Wilbur Cross Building)
  • Market Cafe (Student Union - Lower Level)
  • Union Street Market food court (Student Union - Lower Level)
  • One Plate, Two Plates (Student Union - Lower Level)
  • Earth, Wok & Fire (Student Union - Lower Level)
  • Mango (Rec Center)
  • Mort's Cafe - (Student Center, UConn Avery Point Campus)

If you are purchasing a meal in the dining hall with points, please note the meal prices below (prices valid through 7/31/23):

Breakfast $8.80 ($6.15 children under 12)
Brunch $16.60 ($11.95 children under 12)
Lunch $13.85 ($9.95 children under 12)
Dinner $17.35 ($12.25 children under 12

Points cannot be used in the Union Exchange Convenience Store (C-Store) located in the Student Union, UConn Dairy Bar, or the UConn Dairy Bar Truck. Points are not accepted at Starbucks, Subway, or Dunkin Donuts on campus as they are not run by Dining Services.

  • Your Flex Passes and Points are on your OneCard.
  • Points on meal plans are per semester and do not roll over and cannot be refunded.
  • All cash point accounts that are inactive for a whole semester will be closed.
  • If you added on extra points to your meal plan or purchased a cash point account these points do roll over. Requested refunds for these points are issued only if the student is graduating or leaving the University (at the value they were originally purchased).
  • Check your points balance by logging into your OneCard account.
  • If you have an issue using points at a certain location, please ask to speak to the manager or contact us through our online form.

Questions about Husky Bucks?

Although Husky Bucks can be used as dollar-for-dollar payment at all the UConn Dining Services locations, we do not oversee the management of Husky Bucks. Please visit the One Card website for more details on how Husky Bucks can be used and added to your ID card.