Imagine a UVA meal plan with options like
Roots Natural Kitchen Corner Juice Box'd Kitchen Asian Express Thyme & Co

The St. Clair County Community College meal plan, powered by Elevate.

"The food is tasty. The advance ordering option is efficient and convenient. The rewards at the different locations are super fun!"

Claire Watson

Over 1,000 5-star reviews

We let you use your meal plan at Charlottesville restaurants instead of dining halls.

Rollover meals

Save $250+ each semester

Order in Advance

Save time and pick up

Exclusive discounts

Earn rewards as you eat

A fair value

Get what you pay for

Students have ordered 1,500,000 meals through Elevate since 2015

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Annika Yu

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Claire Gibb

How does Elevate work?

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Purchase your meal plan.


Order from thousands of menu options using Elevate credits.


Skip the line and pick up! Plus enjoy exclusive discounts.

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What restaurants are on Elevate?

Order at 68 Charlottesville restaurants with one meal plan.

All restaurant partners

Ellie's Country Club
South and Central
Inka Grill - 5th St Station
Fuzzy Taco Shop
Mod Pod
Moo Thru
Al Basha
SK Coffee
Al Carbon 5th St. Station
434th St Catering
Hangry Hut (Halal)
Brightside Beach Pub
Moe's Original BBQ
Mr. Beast Burger
Arepas on Wheels
Coldstone (365 Merchant Walk Square)
Basta Pasta
Athens Grill
Milli Coffee Roasters
Brookville Biscuit & Brunch Company
Big H's Pancakes
Fowl Mouthed Chicken
Smashing Salads
Wing Zone
Inka Grill
GRN Burger (Dairy Market)
Take It Away (Dairy Market)
Durty Nelly's Pub & Deli
Marco and Luca
Beijing Station
Yuan Ho
Fry's Spring Station
Lucky Blue's Cheesesteaks & Burritos
Ivy Provisions
Stella's Cuisine (112 W Main St)
Chimm St (Dairy Market)
Eleva Coffee (Dairy Market)
Dino's Wood Fired Pizza and Grill
Mashumen Ramen (Take-out Only)
Marco's Pizza
The White Spot (Take-Out Only)
Mel's Cafe
Guajiros Miami Eatery
Sticks Kebob Shop (Preston)
Thyme & Co
Boylan Heights (Carry Out Only)
Tropical Smoothie (Pantops Location)
The Market At Bellair
Farm Bell Kitchen (Take-Out Only)
Lemongrass (Take-out only)
The Juice Laundry (AFC Location)
Potbelly Sandwich Shop
The Biltmore
The Market at Preston
Littlejohn's Deli
Asian Express
Oakhurst Inn Cafe (Take-out Only)
Benny Deluca's
Box'd Kitchen
Pearl Island Cafe
Corner Juice
Roots Natural Kitchen
Trinity Irish Pub
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How does Elevate compare to dining halls?

UVA Dining

Rollover meals

Order ahead

Late-night food access

Thousands of options

68 Charlottesville restaurants

Want to get $11 off your first meal plan?

Is Elevate cost effective?

Yes! Restaurants offer deals to attract your business away from dining halls.

Many meals are $1-$2 less than what you would pay without Elevate, and also less expensive than UVA Dining.

"It’s super great that you can save more money by buying more meals at once."
- Emma L
"Elevate is great! It’s so user friendly and saved me so much money throughout college."
- Madison G
"It saves so much money if you're always buying food on the corner, which I love!"
- Zorin V
"Elevate is a super easy, convenient way to save on restaurants that you would already probably be eating at."
- Hannah G
"Elevate is dope because I can save money on every meal and it sure does add up."
- Ivan L
"Elevate has great meal options and saves me money in the long run."
- Summer K

The best meal plan for UVA students and parents

See how we compare side by side

  • Pricing
  • Cost/meal (100-120 meals)
  • Rollover meals
  • Pay with 529 plan
  • Cancellation policy
  • Elevate
  • $9.60
  • Yes, saving $250+/semester
  • Yes
  • Cancel anytime, no fee
  • UVA Dining
  • $10.46
  • No, meals expire each semester
  • Yes
  • Must cancel by 9/4/20, $50 fee
  • Quality
  • Total dining opitons
  • Customization
  • Options available
  • Dietary restrictions
  • Elevate
  • 68
  • Yes, meals made to order
  • 1200+
  • Many vegan, vegetarian, GF meals
  • UVA Dining
  • 3 main dining halls
  • No, buffet style
  • Limited to dining halls
  • Limited availability
  • Convenience
  • Hours
  • Availability on breaks
  • Advance order
  • Elevate
  • Meals offered 24/7
  • Yes, open on breaks
  • Yes, with Elevate's app
  • UVA Dining
  • Dining halls close at 9PM
  • Limited hours on breaks
  • No

"I really like Elevate- it has been a game-changer since I switched from university meal plans. I’m an adventurous eater, and the university meal plan did not have enough variety or flavor to be worthwhile"

Kieran McMahan, Junior

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Support local restaurants

Elevate partners almost exclusively with independently owned local restaurants. Each Elevate meal you use will directly support small business owners.

What kind of meals can I order?

Try eating this at dining halls

Thyme & Co

Lemongrass (Take-out only)

Asian Express

Box'd Kitchen

Corner Juice

Roots Natural Kitchen

"Elevate has awesome features like quick online ordering which is very convenient when having a messy college schedule."

James Gabel

What parents are saying about Elevate

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