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Finally, a meal plan UVA students actually enjoy

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

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 900,000 meals through Elevate since 2015

"I love how my meals roll over at the end of each semester. 10/10 best meal plan!"

Maddie Springer

How does Elevate work?

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Purchase your meal plan.


Order from thousands of restaurant menu options.


Skip the line and pick up.

What restaurants are on Elevate?

Order at 64 Charlottesville restaurants with one meal plan

All restaurant partners

434th St Catering
Hangry Hut (Halal)
Brightside Beach Pub
Bee Conscious Baking Co
Moe's Original BBQ
Mr. Beast Burger (Inside Wing Zone)
Arepas on Wheels
Coldstone (1709 Emmet St)
Coldstone (365 Merchant Walk Square)
Basta Pasta
Athens Grill
Milli Coffee Roasters
Brookville Biscuit and Brunch
Big H's Pancakes
Foul Mouthed Chicken
Smashing Salads
Wing Zone
Inka Grill
Pie Guy Coffee
GRN Burger (Dairy Market)
Take It Away (Dairy Market)
Durty Nelly's Pub & Deli
Marco and Luca
Mashu Festival
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 & Grill (Dairy Market)
Danbap (Inside Kung Fu Tea)
Mashumen Ramen (Take-out Only)
Silk Thai (Take-out Only)
Marco's Pizza
The White Spot (Take-Out Only)
Angelic's Kitchen
Mel's Cafe
Royalty Eats
Sticks Kebab Shop (Preston)
Thyme & Co
Auntie Anne's (Corner Location)
Red Hub Food Co
Boylan Heights (Carry Out Only)
Tropical Smoothie (Pantops Location)
The Market At Bellair
Ginkgo Chinese
Farm Bell Kitchen (Take-Out Only)
Lemongrass (Take-out only)
The Juice Laundry (AFC Location)
Potbelly Sandwich Shop
Tropical Smoothie (Rio Hill)
The Biltmore
The Market at Preston
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

64 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
  • 64
  • 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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Mark Marshall and Ryan Hubbard, Red Hub Food Co owners

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

Join thousands of students using Elevate