The Meal Plan Parents & Students Can Agree On!
WHAT IS THE RED CARD MEAL PLAN?
The Red Card Meal Plan is a prepaid dining and discount app that allows students to buy groceries at Fresh Madison Market and pay for meals at an always-expanding list of 90 close-to-campus, student-favorite locations in Madison. Students select their food, scan the barcode on the Red Card app, and the exact amount is deducted from their account. You can start a Red Card Meal Plan with any dollar amount, and balances carry over from semester to semester, year to year— so there are never any wasted dollars.
The Red Card Meal Plan is a great way to help your student budget his or her food money, and avoid costly ATM fees, overdraft penalties and interest charges. Parents are assured that food money is spent as intended, and student dining dollars are stretched as far as possible through exclusive cardholder coupons, deals and discounts.
Questions? Please view our FAQs, send us an email to email@example.com, or call our local office at 608.256.2273. Office hours are Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm.
My son uses his Red Card mostly at the grocery store and called last week, all excited because he got a free ticket to a concert he really wanted to see from Red Card. The convenience, savings and perks are great!
The Red Card has provided our family with an easy, convenient way to support our student’s food purchasing near campus, as well as provide a low-risk way for her to learn to budget her financial resources the first time living on ‘her own’. We like that it also offers so many different retail and restaurant options to choose from close at hand.
Your weekly specials, convenience on campus, and variety of restaurants provides me with food on a daily basis along with making it very accessible. From grabbing Potbelly’s after a long study session at Memorial Library or a salad from Fresh Madison Market on my way to class to getting food in the morning on game days when I go with friends to the Nitty Gritty, I utilize my card everywhere for anything! Thanks so much for making my college experience amazing and so much easier with this meal plan. Now I am manage my money and am able to eat on campus anywhere at anytime with no constraints!
I feel that the Red Card is a great product, as it is very easy for me to get groceries. Whenever I am running low on funds, my parents or relatives can put money on the card and they know that it will be put toward good things, as opposed to money I can just spend anywhere.
A fabulous program. It’s easy to add money to the account, you can monitor when and where your student eats, and the notification of a low balance is great too!
I really like how as new restaurants on State Street or around campus open, the Red Card is usually accepted there. I also enjoy how there are deals that allow Red Card holders to experience events around Madison, like concerts or festivals.
My phone messages, Facebook posts, emails and text messages all have a hard time breaking through the academic and social scene of our 2nd year Badger. But a deposit to the Red Card from the homefront garners an immediate contact from our student with appreciation and an update (however short) about life in Mad City. The Red Card has been a great way to offer a break from the campus meal plan and to stay in touch!
My daughter loves her Red Card. It gives both her and I peace of mind that I can load her card with readily available cash and she can go to the grocery store and make purchases without worrying about the balance in her bank account. Love this program.
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