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What's the difference between my Meal Plan and Rocky Dollars?

Think of it as two separate accounts tied to your one I.D. card. Your Meal Plan money can only be used in our Dining Services locations. Rocky Dollars can be used at more locations for everyday campus life (i.e. laundry).

 

 
Living On-Campus
Living Off-Campus

Meal Plan
  • Flexible Eating Options: eat at any dining location
  • A la carte” style dining: pay for what you eat
  • Required for on-campus residents with the exception of students in Lincoln and Washington Halls
  • Add money via STARS by billing to your University account
  • Different pricing levels to choose from
  • Access plan using your WIU ID Card
  • Flexible Eating Options: eat at any dining location
  • A la carte” style dining: pay for what you eat
  • Add money via STARS by billing to your University account
  • Minimum $100 first time “buy-in” 
(each year)
  • Access plan using your WIU ID Card


Rocky Dollars

  • Flexible purchasing option for everyday campus life
  • Accepted at Bookstore, Laundry Centers, Vending Machines, Residential Dining Centers, and other campus life locations
  • Optional: all accounts set-up with $0 balance
  • Students and Parents can add cash at anytime with a major credit card via 
www.wiu.edu/myID
  • Students and Parents can turn cash or check to Rocky Dollars by visiting University Housing & Dining Services main office in Seal Hall
  • Available for Faculty & Staff
  • Access plan using your WIU ID Card

The best part is everything works seamlessly!

Based on the location you are using your I.D. card, our system knows whether to use your Meal Plan or Rocky Dollars. All you have to do is carry one ID card!