505 * 200

700* 280

505 * 200

700*280

505 * 200

700*280

505 * 200

MAD (Meals in Advance Deal)

Purchase all of your meals for the term in advance and save up to 20% with the MAD (Meals in Advance Deal) scheme.

  • Let our team of award winning professionals do the cooking for you.
  • Choose from a range of catering outlets (Derwent Dining, Roger Kirk Centre (Galleria Restaurant) and Vanbrugh Food Court).
  • Dietary requirement let us know in advance and we will happily cater for your needs.

The Packages

We offer packages to suit you, whatever your needs, whether you want breakfast only, dinner only, or both.

MAD 5 day package

  • Monday - Friday
  • 49 Breakfasts
  • 49 Dinners
  • £487.06 per term
  • First meal: Breakfast, Tuesday Week 1
  • Last meal: Dinner, Friday Week 10

Mini-MAD 5 day package

  • Monday - Friday
  • 49 Dinners
  • £314.58 per term
  • First meal: Dinner, Tuesday Week 1
  • Last meal: Dinner, Friday Week 10

Mini-MAD Breakfast

  • Monday - Friday
  • 49 Breakfasts
  • £172.48 per term
  • First meal: Breakfast, Tuesday Week 1
  • Last meal: Breakfast, Friday Week 10

View a sample menu:

How do I sign up?

Online: via our online store.

By telephone: Our bookings desk is open Monday – Friday 9am – 4pm. Telephone 01904 328443 or 01904 328464. Please have your student number and debit/credit card details available.

By post: Print off a mad application form from our website york.ac.uk/mad-scheme. Complete the form and return to the address provided together with a cheque made payable to University of York.
Registration to the MAD scheme is available during the vacation periods and during the first weeks of term only.

Please see the information leaflet for full terms and conditions of the scheme.

MAD Information Leaflet 2017 (PDF  , 167kb)

MAD Application Form (PDF  , 220kb)

Who to contact

  • MAD scheme administrator
    Commercial Services Central Administration Office, Helix House, York Science Park
    01904 328443 and 328464
    admn564@york.ac.uk


From summer term we will no longer be issuing cards for the MAD scheme. All of your meal allocation will be stored on your University ID Card.

Lost, damaged or worn University ID cards should be reported to the Information Centre in Market Square. A charge for a replacement card may be applicable.

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