Top Ten Most Frequently Asked Questions
- What is the price of the meal plan?
The meal plan is covered under the Residential Comprehensive Fee that was charged on the student accountfor all meal plans with the exception of the 285 Block Meal Plan which costs an additional $ 300.00 per semester.
- Do meals roll over for next semester’s usage if they are not all used?
Meals are for semester use only. They do not roll over. Leftover meals at the end of each semester are forfeited. First semester meals need to be used by 12/18/16 and second semester meals need to be used by 5/20/17.
- How many meals can be used per week so they won’t run out before the semester ends?
Take the number of meals on the meal plan you are on and divide by 15 (the approximate number of weeks in the semester) to get your result.
- Where are both regular and guest meals used?
Both regular and guest meals can be used at USDAN University Center in the Marketplace for breakfast, brunch/lunch and dinner and at Summerfields for lunch and dinner and weshop for a bagged lunch Monday - Friday.
- What is the wisest use of meals?
The wisest use of meals is for dinner followed by brunch/lunch. These are the two most expensive meals on campus if purchased with declining balance points.
- Do declining balance points roll over from semester to semester and year to year?
Declining balance points roll over from semester to semester but not year to year. All declining balance points need to be used or they will be forfeited
- Where are declining balance points used on campus?
Declining balance points can only be used on campus at the following locations: Espwesso Café, Café at USDAN University Center (1st Floor), Chique Chaque at Psi Upsilon, Marketplace at USDAN University Center (2nd Floor), PI Café at Exley Science Center, Red & Black Café at Broad Street Books, Summerfields at Butterfield C, Star and Crescent Eating Club at Alpha Delta Phi, Weshop Convenience Store at Foss 2 and Weswings Restaurant at 156 High Street.
- How about some information about Middletown Cash?
Middletown Cash follows you for as long as you are enrolled at the university, but unlike an ATM card your funds are not available for cash withdrawal. When you run out of meal plan points, the system automatically defaults to Middletown Cash so you can continue to eat uninterrupted at the same on campus locations listed under the declining balance point information above. Middletown Cash can also be used at the following on campus locations at the USDAN University Center 1st floor/basement- Cardinal Technology Center, Wesleyan Station, USDAN copier, and vending machines; Espwesso Café, Broad Street Books, and in various dorms for both laundry and vending machines. Middletown Cash can also be used at the following off campus locations:CVS Pharmacy on Main St. Ext.,Empie Pizza at 324 Main St., Illiano’s Pizzeria on Washington St. It’s Only Natural Market, 575 Main St., It’s Only Natural Restaurant, 606 Main St.,Mama's Italian deli, 232 William St., Mondo, 10 Main St.,Moonlight ,130 Main St., The New England Emporium Eatery, 86 Main St., O'Rourke's Diner, 728 Main St., Subway, 170-2 main St., Tandoor Indian Cuisine, 170-4 Main St., Thai Gardens Restaurant, 300 Plaza Middlesex, Main St., and The Pickle Stand, 195 Main St. Please go to the WesCard web site at wesleyan.edu/wescard frequently to check announcements for new merchant updates.
- If I lose my ID, what needs to be done?
Go into the WesCard web site to the My Accounts page through your e-portfolio and click on “Deactivate Card”. You will receive an information box asking you “Report this card as lost or stolen? No one will be able to use this card after this action”. Click OK. You will receive a notice that this card has been reported lost or stolen. Click Ok. This freezes the card so it can’t be used. You are responsible for all usage on your WesCard. If you find your card, you need to go to the WesCard Office, North College Room 111 between 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM, Monday – Wednesday and Friday, Thursday 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM to have the usage of the card returned to you. This is the only place that can reactivate your card. If you cannot find your card and need a replacement you need to go to the WesCard Office at the above address during the times listed. You will fill out a replacement ID form, the ID will be created and the replacement fee of $ 20.00 will be billed to the student account .If the WesCard Office is shut for the day and it is during the week, please go to either to the office of Residential Life or Public Safety to obtain a temporary access card and temporary dining form. On weekends, please go to the office of Public Safety to obtain the above temporary items.
- How do I properly care for my ID?
Do not bend, crack or punch a hole in your ID as this will cause it to stop letting you into your dorm. You will need to get a replacement ID card at the WesCard Office for the damaged card at a cost of $ 20.00 that will be billed to your student account.