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Plan FAQ’s

 How do I change my Dining Plan or Eaglexpress Package?

Log in to your my.GeorgiaSouthern.edu account, and use the “Dining Plan Manager” link to change your Eagle All-Access Dining Plan or Eaglexpress Package. You may also stop by Eagle Card Services, located in Dining Commons, and speak with one of their representatives.


When can I change my Dining Plan or Eaglexpress Package?

Dining Plans and Eaglexpress Packages may be changed before the first day that residence halls open for the semester/term. They typically become active for use on this date, enabling students moving into residence halls the ability to dine in our Residential Dining facilities as soon as they are here. You may upgrade, reduce, or cancel an Eaglexpress Package up to this date, but after this date you cannot cancel an Eaglexpress Package.


Where can I use my Dining Plan?

You can use your Eagle All-Access Dining Plan at all EDS dining locations listed here. You have unlimited access to our Residential Dining facilities. You may use your Dining Dollars at all of our retail locations as well as our concessions stands at many GSU Athletic events. Guest passes may be used in our Residential Dining facilities to allow friends and family to experience everything Dining Commons or Lakeside Dining Commons has to offer.


What are Dining Dollars?

Dining Dollars, (abbreviated D$), can be used across campus at all EDS dining locations. Similar to Eaglexpress, Dining Dollars allow you to make dollar-for-dollar purchases. Dining Dollars can be used at all EDS retail dining locations such as: Starbucks, Chick-fil-A, Talons Grille, Zach’s Brews, Market Street Deli, and more! *Dining Dollars and Guest Passes expire at the end of the semester or the term they were issued.


What is Eaglexpress?

Eaglexpress is a premier declining balance system instituted by Eagle Card Services. Your Eaglexpress account is automatically linked to your Eagle Card when you receive it. Every Georgia Southern University student, faculty, and staff member has an Eaglexpress account to which they can make deposits online, at Eagle Card Services located in Dining Commons, or by using the Express Station in Dining Commons. Eaglexpress is accepted at all EDS dining locations on campus and you receive a 5% discount whenever you make a purchase. Eaglexpress is also accepted at 70+ locations around the Statesboro area. For more information, visit their website here.


What’s the difference between Dining Dollars and Eaglexpress?

Dining Dollars are a bonus that you receive when purchasing an Eagle All-Access Dining Plan or Eaglexpress Package. Dining Dollars cannot be reloaded, while you can make an Eaglexpress deposit at any time. Dining Dollars may only be used in Eagle Dining Services locations around campus and at Georgia Southern Athletic events concessions stands. Eaglexpress may be used at all EDS dining locations and you receive a 5% discount when you use Eaglexpress. Eaglexpress may also be used at 70+ locations around the Statesboro community.


Will my Dining Dollars and Guest Passes expire?

Yes. Dining Dollars and Guest Passes expire at the end of the semester/term that they were issued. If you purchased a Dining Plan for Spring, your Dining Dollars and Guest Passes would expire at the end of the semester.


Will my Eaglexpress funds expire?

No. Eaglexpress never expires. As long as you are an active student, faculty, or staff member of Georgia Southern University, your Eaglexpress will always be on your account. In the event that you leave the university, you may always request a refund of your remaining Eaglexpress balance from Eagle Card Services. Call (912) 478-5311 for more information.


What are the hours of each dining location?

You can view our hours of operation here, along with special hours for holidays and school breaks.


I don’t live in a residence hall. Can I purchase a Dining Plan or Eaglexpress Package?

You sure can! All of our Dining Plans and Eaglexpress Packages are available for any student, faculty, or staff member of Georgia Southern University to purchase. For more information, please call Eagle Card Services at (912) 478-5311.


What’s the difference between Dining Dollars and Eaglexpress?

Dining Dollars are a bonus that you receive when purchasing an Eagle All-Access Dining Plan or Eaglexpress Package. Dining Dollars cannot be reloaded, while you can make an Eaglexpress deposit at any time. Dining Dollars may only be used in Eagle Dining Services locations around campus and at Georgia Southern Athletic events concessions stands. Eaglexpress may be used at all EDS dining locations and you receive a 5% discount when you use Eaglexpress. Eaglexpress may also be used at 70+ locations around the Statesboro community.


How can I make an Eaglexpress deposit?

Eaglexpress deposits can be made in a variety of ways. (1) Going online or use your mobile device to access the eAccounts website (2) Stop by the Eagle Card Services located in Dining Commons or (3) use the self-service Express Station located in Dining Commons.


When do the Dining Plans or Eaglexpress Packages start? End?

Dining Plans and Eaglexpress Packages typically start on the first day of move-in for the residence halls at Georgia Southern University. In the fall and spring, its typically the Thursday before the semester starts. For more information on when Dining Plans and Eaglexpress Packages start and begin, visit our Dining Plan Policy Statement page.


What is offered in the Residential Dining (Dining Commons and Lakeside Dining Commons) facilities?

Each large-scale dining facilities offers many options and a wide variety of choices. You can indulge in a tasty dessert treat from “Sweet Shop” located in Dining Commons or even get a made-to-order crepe. Between the two facilities, you can get made-to-order Asian cuisine, pizza by the slice, made-to-order past dishes, home-style favorites, grilled burgers, chicken sandwiches, salad and fruit bar options, and more. Dining Commons also has an espresso/smoothie bar and an international station that serves cuisine from all over the globe.


What dining locations are open on the weekend?

Dining Commons is the primary EDS facility open on weekends. Other locations vary depending on season and event schedules. Check out our hours of operation for more information.

Last updated: 8/17/2016