2023/2024 Meal Plan Contract


Duration of Marquis Hall Meals within your Meal Plan:

Term 1:  Begins with supper on September 05, 2023 and finishes with supper on December 23, 2023.  We will remain open during the November break (November 6 – 12, 2023) but with reduced hours.

Term 2:  Begins with continental breakfast on January 2, 2024 and finishes with supper on April 27, 2024. We will remain open during the February break (February 19 – 25, 2024) but with reduced hours.


What your Meal Plan contract includes: 

  • The Garry Dining Room in Marquis Hall is the primary location for all meals (breakfast, lunch, brunch, and supper). Please visit culinaryservices.usask.ca for hours of operation and additional information.
  • All meals at Marquis Hall are “all-you-care-to-eat” buffet style. While customers are welcome to eat however much they like, we encourage you to be mindful to take only what you can eat and take responsibility to reduce your food related waste.
  • You cannot take food out of the dining room. Taking food from the dining room could result in non-academic discipline.
  • You cannot cancel one meal plan and then select a different meal plan.
  • Meals per Week plans must be used before the end of the term for which the plan was purchased. Term 1 meal plans expire on December 23, 2023 following supper. Term 2 meal plans expire April 27, 2024 following supper. Your weekly meal plan is non-transferable. It is valid for, and usable only, by the person to whom the plan has been sold. Providing your meal plan to someone else could result in non-academic discipline.
  • Meals per Week plans follow the week from Monday to Sunday. The beginning of the week is Monday and is when your next “group” of weekly meals becomes available. Unused meals following supper on Sunday are not “rolled” over or added to the next week.
  • Non-Weekly meal plans for Marquis Hall, (i.e. 75 meals, 50 meals, 25 meals, and the Combination Plans) can be used at any time during the year, while Marquis is operating, up to expiry dates (please see dates below). Non-Weekly meal plans are valid for, and usable by, the person to whom the plan has been sold and up to four guests per meal that the purchaser may invite. The person carrying the meal plan card must be present at time of redemption and must redeem a meal for themselves, as well as their guests. Failure to follow this policy could result in non-academic discipline.
  • Meal plans are associated to the individual plan holder and not applicable to group or conference bookings.
  • Non-Weekly Meal plans are valid for 12 months after date of purchase.
  • If you have special dietary needs or concerns, please consult with Culinary Services prior to signing up for a meal plan to ensure we can accommodate your needs. Marquis does label for certain allergies and diet preferences (i.e. vegan, gluten sensitive, vegetarian, dairy sensitive, etc.) but may not be able to accommodate all allergies and/or diet preferences.
  • The University reserves the right to make adjustments as needed to meal times and locations.
  • The University reserves the right to make changes to the dates Non-Weekly meal plans are valid until.
  • Culinary Services reserves the right to refuse service if you are not carrying your valid student ID card.
  • 5% GST and 6% PST is applicable to plans that are less than 10 meals per week per term.
  • On the Combination Plans, GST/PST for the meals portion will be applied at point of purchase of plan. The GST/PST on the Cash Card (CC) will be charged at points of purchases.


Cash Card (CC)

  • CC can be used at any of our designated University Culinary Services retail outlets year-round. For a list of locations and hours of operation, please view: culinaryservices.usask.ca  Please note that USSU food services do not accept Culinary Services Cash Cards.
  • When using your student card to access your CC, please inform the cashier that you are paying for your retail food purchases with your CC (Cash Card).
  • GST/PST is charged at the time of purchase on your CC (Cash Card).


Cancellation Policy

  • CC dollars are non-refundable or transferable, and are valid until you are no longer active at the U of S.
  • Meal Plans are non-refundable or transferable.


ID Card Use:

  • You must be an active student and already have a University ID card. If you do not have an ID card, please contact the Shop USask Bookstore.
  • A general card can be made at the Culinary Services office if you do not have access to a valid student card.
  • For your protection and security, you are the only person authorized to use your ID card. As the card holder, you are responsible for all purchases, and the card is valid only to you.
  • Your University ID card is your meal card and is required for entry into Marquis Hall and to make CC purchases.
  • If your ID card is lost or stolen, you must obtain a new card from the Shop USask Bookstore or Residence office as soon as possible.
  • Once you receive a replacement card, your old card is no longer valid.  Meal plan activation is an automatic process. 
  • Please contact Culinary Services, Monday to Friday between 8:30am – 4:30pm if you have any issues with your meal plan and/or University ID card.


Food Allergy and Gluten Warning

  • While the U of S Culinary Services does not have gluten-free or allergen free kitchens and serving lines, we do take every precaution to check ingredient information and to ensure that cross contamination of ingredients does not occur. Ingredients and nutritional content may vary. Manufacturers may change their product formulation or consistency without our knowledge and product availability may fluctuate, we cannot assure against these contingencies. It is the responsibility of the customer with food allergies or other specified nutrition concerns to make the final judgment on whether or not to question the ingredients of a food item or to choose to eat the foods selected. Guests are encouraged to consider information provided, to their satisfaction, in light of their own individual needs and requirements.