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One Meal Swipe = Exactly What?

JinSoulJinSoul Posts: 88Registered User Junior Member
I am having some confusion of what one meal swipe can get me at UCLA?
Are the meal swipes only for those buffet places?
Can a meal swipe count for like something at panda express or jamba juice?
Also is there a certain time frame to use the meal swipes?

Btw I am 14P and im guessing this gives me 14 meals per week?

Can anyone clear this up for me? Thanks.
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Replies to: One Meal Swipe = Exactly What?

  • kick53rv3kick53rv3 Posts: 1,803Registered User Senior Member
    you can only use them in the restaurants on the hill, which are the dining halls (de neve, covel, rieber, hedrick... the "buffet places" as you call them) and restaurants (bruincafe, rendezvous, de neve late night, puzzle (now called cafe1919?)) you can't use them at panda express or jamba juice or any other private vendors

    and since you have premier you don't have to worry about time frame, as long as the restaurant is open you can go and swipe food
  • ThisCouldBeHeavnThisCouldBeHeavn Posts: 16,060- Senior Member
    You have to use them during that particular quarter, obviously.
  • sheep55sheep55 Posts: 254Registered User Junior Member
    Jinsoul, you can get a meal coupon/voucher at your residential front desk in exchange for a meal swipe. You can then use the coupon at food places inside the Ackerman Union building, such as Panda Express, Jamba juice, etc..
  • VTECaddictVTECaddict Posts: 2,486Registered User Senior Member
    They only give you a VERY little amount if you exchange it for a voucher. Definitely not enough for a meal.
  • arklogicarklogic Posts: 1,361Registered User Senior Member
    I think it's like two dollars. I tried to get it and not only did the front desk guy never do it before, the cashier at taco bell had never seen it either
  • dtn521dtn521 Posts: 250Registered User Junior Member
    One swipe = entry to dining hall
    1 menu item, 1 side, and a drink at bruincafe or puzzles
    1 menu item and a drink at rendezvous
    1 smoothie at bruincafe
    1 coffee/tea and pastry at bruincafe
    2 pastries at bruincafe
    1 breakfast menu item, 1 fruit, and a drink at rendezvous during breakfast

    [might be missing a couple of options]
  • laserbaselaserbase Posts: 699Registered User Member
    ^^^ICE CREAM and frozen yogurt
  • JinSoulJinSoul Posts: 88Registered User Junior Member
    Thanks so much for all the great information. Now I understand!
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