Housing Rates & Meal Plans

2021-2022 Academic Year Rates

Additional Fees (per semester):
$50 - Laundry fee: unlimited use of washers and dryers
$5 - METS (Managing Environments Through Students)
$5 - Social Programming fund
$5 - RHA (Residence Hall Association) fund

Residence hall room rates include charges for Internet, HD cable, and all utilities.

Meal Plan Requirement
Please note: All students who live in the residence halls during the academic year (fall and spring semesters) are required to select a meal plan option. Board plans are optional during the summer term only. View more information on Meal Plans

Room Rates 2021-2022 (Per Semester Rates)
Housing Options
Open During Winter Break
Summer Housing
Shared Bedroom
Private Bedroom
Shared Bathroom cleaned by UNK
Semi-Private Bathroom
Community Kitchen
Kitchenette in Suite
Themed Communities
Room rate by semester
Freshman Housing
CTE/CTW $2,794
Mantor $2,794
Randall $2,794
Deluxe Double $3,256
Freshman Singles $3,494
Select Communities
Teacher's Academy & Upperclass Only
1 $3,256
Honors Only
Upperclass Fraternity & Sorority only





* 1 = Fraternity & Sorority Housing; freshmen can move at 2nd semester.
* 2 = Limited to students who are married, have children, graduate level, UNMC, or 21 years of age or older.

 The Single Room Cost includes the $700/per semester single room fee.

Students have busy schedules, so forget about meal prep and dishes. Choose from three flexible Meal Plans with a designated number of visits to the main dining centers, as well as dollars for campus restaurants and coffee shops, all within walking distance.

All you care to eat – Visit the dining halls as often as you want until meals are exhausted. If you want to enjoy the made-from-scratch cooking in the dining hall with the convenience of take-out, ask about the To Go program. 

Loper Plan
  • 220 Block Meals
  • 580 Dining Dollars = approx. 97 retail meals

By the week: 14 Block Meals + 6 Retail Meals = 20 meals/week

Gold Plan
  • 160 Block Meals
  • 460 Dining Dollars = approx. 77 retail meals

By the week: 10 Block Meals + 5 Retail Meals = 15 meals/week

Blue Plan
  • 120 Block Meals
  • 340 Dining Dollars = approx. 57 retail meals

By the week: 7 Block Meals + 4 Retail Meals = 11 meals/week



Room & Board Payments
All students who register for classes from early registration through the first week of the semester will be issued an email billing statement notification. This email will be sent to the student's UNK email account (LoperMail) at the beginning of the second week of the term. Paper billing statements will not be mailed. Students will access their billing statement on MyBLUE.  For more information on billing due dates, please check the Student Accounts page. For more information on meal plans, check out

UNK Dining by Sodexo