New Student Orientation (First Year and Transfer Students)

Welcome to Emory University!

Here, you will find information you need to know as a First Year Student at Emory, a Continuing Student from Oxford or a Transfer Student from another university. Parents will find this information helpful as well. 

This section is designed to be your quick reference guide and starting point to navigate to the information you are searching for.

Emory Dining

For information about all Locations, Hours, Menus and more, go to the Dining Menus and Info section of this web site.

Dining Plans

As a Freshman or First Year Student at Emory, you will can choose from the avaiable plans here . If you require a Kosher diet one is available. Both plans are a combination of entries to the Dobbs Common Table in the Emory Student Center, Meal Exchange and Dooley Dollars that can be used to make purchases at on-campus food locations.

As a Transfer Student you may select any meal plan based on your academic standing in school.

For further details on Meal Exchange, Dooley Dollars as well as more on the Dining Plans, visit the Dining Plans section of this web site.

Diet & Nutrition - Special Diets

Emory University offers a number of menu items suitable for diners with special dietary needs. For further details visit the Diet & Nutrition section of this web site.

Dooley Dollars

Dooley Dollars are a component of a University meal plan. Dooley Dollars purchases are always tax free. Additionally they enjoy a 5% discount at all dining locations except for the farmer's market. As part of a campus meal plan, Dooley Dollars may only be used at campus dining locations and the farmer's market.

Meal Exchange

Meal swipes may be conveniently used for meal exchange items at White Hall, Ray's at WREC, the Eagle Emporium or the SAAC Café on the Clairmont Campus.

Eagle Dollars

Eagle Dollars are not part of the campus meal plan and are administered through the University EmoryCard office. They may be used at variety of on campus locations (e.g. bookstore, or campus printing). Eagle dollars can also be used at all campus dining locations. Eagle Dollar purchases are taxed at the current Georgia State tax rate.