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Policy on Meal Plan Exemption

Wofford College is a residential college requiring students who live on campus to eat in the college‚Äôs dining facilities. This policy allows for few, if any, exceptions. Students who request an exemption from the college's board plan (meals) must complete the process for requesting Meal Plan Accommodation for each semester they are requesting an exemption. Please note that Meal Plan Accommodation requests follow the guidelines found in the Guide to Accessibility Services. Students must provide the appropriate and required documentation including a diagnosis by a medical professional and specific recommendations for accommodating that diagnosis. Exemption requests are reviewed at the beginning of each term.

Fall Semester and Interim:

  • Exemption request will be reviewed during the month of August. 
  • Exemption request must be received two weeks prior to the beginning of the fall semester.
  • Notification will be given prior to the beginning of the semester.

Spring Semester:

  • Exemption request will be reviewed during the month of January.
  • Exemption request must be received by January 15th.
  • Notification will be given prior to the beginning of the semester.

Summer School:

  • Exemption request will be reviewed during the month of May
  • Exemption request must be received by May 15th.
  • Notification will be given prior to the beginning of the summer term.

Applications received after the deadline(s) may not be considered until the next semester.

NOTE: Exemption is not guaranteed and the total room, board, and fees are due by the scheduled payment deadline(s) as outlined by the Business Office. Failure to make timely payment may result in a student's withdrawal from the college or inability to register for classes or housing.