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Meal Plans

Change or Purchase a Meal Plan NOW online at my.carolinacard.sc.edu using CarolinaCash. Our new website will show you the current cost!

* FALL Semester 2017- September 1st, 2017 at 5:00 PM is the deadline for downgrades!
* SPRING Semester 2018 - January 26th, 2018 at 5:00 PM is the deadline for downgrades!

** First Year students (non-transfers) entering the University and living in University Housing are required to purchase a minimum ten (10) meal plan for two semesters. Higher meal plan participation may be required for certain Residence Halls. First year students do have the option of a higher meal plan.

Meal Plans, Meal Plan Dollars and Declining Balance plans do NOT carry over from one semester to another.
Students who are suspended from the University by the Office of Student Conduct will not receive a refund for their meal plan.

Meal Plan Dollars with the Meal Plan
*** Meal Plan Dollars can only be used at On Campus Dining Locations.

Purchasing a Meal Plan
Call 803.777.1708 or come by the CarolinaCard office, Russell House to purchase a meal plan.

Meal Plan Changes

September 1st at 5:00 PM for FALL 2017 is the deadline for downgrades on  your meal plan.
January 26th at 5:00 PM for SPRING 2018 is the deadline for downgrades on your meal plan.

Freshman living on campus cannot cancel their meal plan. Fill out this form for any changes not found on our website my.carolinacard.sc.edu More

Fee Payment Information and Carolina Cash
Deposits made to Carolina Cash will
NOT be available for expenditure until 10 days prior to the first day of classes. Summer will be available the end of May.
  • Carolina Cash will load to your CarolinaCard 10 days prior to the first day of class


Russell House Bookstore
Your Official University Bookstore at the Russell House is now price matching online competitors. If you find a lower price on your textbook within 7 days of purchase from the bookstore, they'll refund you the difference!
Amazon & BN.com are eligible for price match. Online marketplaces like "other Sellers" on Amazon and BN.com Marketplace, as well as peer-to-peer pricing, are not eligible.

New Deposit Site Including GUEST Deposits for  Parents, Guest and Friends
We have a new website for deposits, including deposits that Parents, Relatives and Friends can use. Go to get.cbord.com/sc to make your deposit.

Watch the GET app Tutorial here

Carolina Dining now has 3 All You Care to Eat locations:
- HoneyComb Cafe located in Honors
- Gibbes Court located in Capstone
- Bates Diner located in Bates

NOTE: Meal Plans, Meal Plan Dollars and Declining Balance plans do NOT carry over from one semester to another.

 New Budget Information

 Based on recent system statistics and CAROLINACA$H usage, below is the new student semester average.



Russell House Bookstore Miscellaneous


Campus Printing and Post Office 

$  70

Prescriptions and Health Fees

$  25

Drink Snack Machines, Athletic concessions

$  60


$  35

Pocket Change

$  40

Misc. food purchases at campus Dining locations (above Meal Plan)

$  55

Strom/Blatt Equipment Rental

$ 25

Off Campus (ie Grocery Stores, CVS)

$ 90

Recommended Amount for Deposit to Carolina Ca$h

$ 550

Approximate amount for books at Russell House Bookstore

$ 550

Recommended Amount for Deposit to Carolina Ca$h with Books


CAROLINACA$H rolls from semester to semester. When you graduate, you will receive a refund for your balance.

CarolinaCard Off Campus Merchants
The following merchants now accept CAROLINA CA$H as payment!

  • 1801 Grille - 700 Lincoln St Suite 200
  • 2Fat2Fly Wings - 905 A Bluff Rd
  • Bi-Lo - 300 Knox Abbott Drive in Cayce
  • Bi-Lo - 4464 Devine Street
  • California Dreaming - 401 Main St
  • Carolina Hair Studio - 1537 Main St
  • CVS 900 Assembly St
  • Domino's - 1124 Devine St
  • Donn's on Harden, Salon & Day Spa - 535 Harden St
  • Fancy That Bistro - 1212 Hampton St
  • Firehouse Subs - 633 Main St
  • Grilled Teriyaki - 748 Harden St in Five Points
  • Haircuts by Terri Murphy - 806 Pavillion St in Five Points
  • Hampton Place Cafe - 1230 Hampton St
  • IHOP - 1031 Assembly St
  • Jersey Mike's Subs - 4717 Devine St in the Vista
  • Main Street Public House - 1556 Main St
  • Marco's Pizza - 3801 Rosewood Dr
  • Marble Slab - 1001 Gervais St in the Vista
  • Masala On Main - 1604 Main St
  • McDonalds - 434 Gervais St
  • Minit Mart - 2154 South Beltline Blvd
  • Moe's - 2130 N Beltline Blvd
  • Moe's - 2217 Augusta Rd West Columbia
  • Moe's - 4601 Devine St
  • Moe's - 625 Main St
  • Ole Timey Meat Market - 3718 Rosewood Dr
  • Palmetto Pig
  • Panera Bread - 933 Gervais St in the Vista
  • Papa Johns - 136 South Assembly St
  • Paul Mitchell the School Hair Haircuts - 700 Gervais St
  • PDQ - 4456 Devine St
  • Rita's - 800 Lady St in the Vista
  • Salsarita's Fresh Cantina - 2006 Devine St in Five Points
  • Scooopy Doo Gelato - 725 Saluda St in Five Points
  • Smashburger - 4601 Devine St
  • Schlotzsky's - 1305 Knox Abbott Dr. Cayce
  • Starbucks - 2154 South Beltline Blvd
  • Subway - 100 Assembly St
  • Subway - 830 Assembly St
  • Subway of Five Points - 2108 Devine St
  • Sure Fire Tacos - 916 Gervais St in the Vista
  • Tea pot Chinese - 829 Knox Abbott Dr Cayce
  • Tripp's Fine Cleaners - 830 Harden St in Five Points
  • Uncle Maddio's Pizza - 601 Main St
  • Which Wich - 928 Main St
  • White Duck Taco Shop - 612 Whaley St
  • Yesterdays Restaurant & Tavern - 2030 Devine St in Five Points
  • Yoga Masala - 711 Bluff Rd
  • Za's Brick Oven Pizza - 2930 Devine St
  • Yoghut - 601 Main St

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