Dining Dollars Meal Plan

Hawkeye students and employees can purchase pre-paid Dining Dollars meal plan cards and save!

When you purchase Dining Dollars, an additional 10% will be loaded onto your Dining Dollars card! For example, if you load $20 on your card, you will have a $22 spending balance.

Dining Dollars meal plan cards:

  • Are reloadable.
  • Offer flexible spending.
  • Can be used at the RedTail Café for food and beverage purchases.
  • Can be used to pay for a guest's or your own meal.
  • Cannot be used in vending machines or for catering.

With the Dining Dollars program you know you have money set aside for food and you also receive a bonus in extra spending dollars!

Purchasing a Dining Dollars Card

  1. Visit Student Activities desk in the Brock Student Center to sign up for your Dining Dollars card.

  2. Register the card online at the Hawkeye Card Portal.

  3. Using your credit or debit card you can add a minimum of $20 or a maximum of $100 to your Dining Dollars card at one time. You cannot apply your financial aid to add funds to your Dining Dollars card.

Adding More Money to your Dining Dollars Card

Reload your Dining Dollars card with more money online via the Hawkeye Card Portal.

View your Dining Dollars balance. Dining Dollars do not expire.

Refunds / Cancelled Cards

Refunds of remaining card balance will only be made upon written request.

All refunds will be charged a $10 processing fee.

To cancel your card, visit the Student Activities staff at the Brock Student Center. A current photo ID is required.

A refund of the remaining balance will be issued two to four weeks after you cancel your card.

Dining Dollars balances carry over to the next semester and only end when you make the request to cancel.

Lost or Stolen Cards

Report missing cards immediately to the Student Activities staff at the Brock Student Center. You must do this in person. Cards cannot be reported missing over the phone or via email.

Hawkeye Community College is not responsible for funds spent before the date the card was reported missing.

You are not responsible for funds that are spent after the card is reported missing. If funds were spent after your card was reported missing, you will receive a refund.

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Contact Information

RedTail Café

Brock Student Center
319-296-2329 ext.1010

Regular Hours — Spring 2023

Breakfast Served
Monday–Friday 8:00am–2:00pm
Lunch Served
Monday–Friday 10:00am–2:00pm
Coffee and Grab-and-Go
Monday–Friday 7:30am–2:00pm

If campus is closed, the RedTail Café is also closed. This includes weather-related closings. See the Academic Calendar for scheduled college closings.

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