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Read Smith’s UPDATED plans as of August 5, 2020,
for an entirely remote fall 2020 semester.

Current Students

Students at a dining table in Tyler House


Fall 2020 Meal Plan for On-Campus Students

The Dining Program will be stationed at the Cutter-Ziskind dining room. Food and beverages will be packaged for quick pickup by students. Some meals will be packaged in reusable OZZI containers, which should be returned after use at the next meal period. Students in need of dietary accommodations should register at the Office of Disability Services (ODS) by emailing We also ask that you register all dietary preferences through the Student Affairs THD survey. This information will be crucial if a student needs to be in isolation or quarantine. See information below for off-campus students, who have the option to purchase a meal plan for the semester. We look forward to serving you!

Fall 2020 Meal Plan for Off-Campus Students

Dining Services will be offering full meal plans to off-campus students participating in college testing protocols. If you are interested in the meal plan for August 28 through November 25, 2020, please email Andy Cox, director of Dining Services, directly at The cost is $3,750. Your student account will be billed and One Card access will be activated. If you need a dietary accommodation please reach out to Executive Chef Dino Giordano and the Office of Disability Services


Each student must present a OneCard to the meal checker for dining room access. Please visit the OneCard site for information about lost, stolen or damaged OneCards.

Food Allergies

Dining Services is happy to work with individual students who have documented food allergies and/or medically restricted diets. If you know you have a food allergy, you should call the Dining Services Office (413-585-2300) as soon as possible and ask to speak to Andy Cox. In addition to contacting Dining Services, you must register your dietary accommodations with the Office of Disability Services.

Other Concerns or Questions

You can email and Andy Cox, the director of Dining Services, will read your inquiry and respond in one of two ways. If you are posing a specific question, you will receive a personal response; if there are common themes and all students would benefit by the answer, then we will post the answer on this page. We welcome your feedback and comments, so please send us your questions.