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New Student Orientation (First Year and Transfer Students)

Welcome to Emory University!

Here, you will find information you need to know as a First Year Student at Emory, a Continuing Student from Oxford or a Transfer Student from another university. Parents will find this information helpful as well. 

This section is designed to be your quick reference guide and starting point to navigate to the information you are searching for.


So what do I need first? What shows people I am an Emory student? How do I get into places and how do I eat? The answers to all those questions can be found by going directly to the EmoryCard section of the Student Financial Services web site.

Emory Dining

Emory Dining has two anchor locations, Dobbs Market and Cox Hall MarketFor information about all Locations, Hours, Menus and more, go to the Campus Dining section of this web site.

Dining Plans

As a Freshman or First Year Student at Emory, you will have Meal Plan A. If you require a Kosher or Halal diet it would be Plan K. Both plans are a combination of entries to Dobbs Market, Meal Exchange and Dooley Dollars that can be used to make purchases at on-campus food locations.

As a Transfer Student you may select any meal plan based on your academic standing in school.

For further details on Meal Exchange, Dooley Dollars as well as more on the Dining Plans, visit the Dining Plans section of this web site.

Diet & Nutrition - Special Diets

Emory University offers a number of menu items suitable for diners with special dietary needs. For further details visit the Diet & Nutrition section of this web site.

Eagle Dollars

Eagle Dollars are just like cash - dollar for dollar. This is money you add to your EmoryCard for additional campus spending. Your Eagle Dollars are accepted anywhere on campus that accepts the EmoryCard. This includes all on-campus Emory Dining locations, bookstores, vending and laundry machines, health and parking services.

For more on Eagle Dollars, How to Add Money to Eagle Dollars and How to Check Your Balance visit the EmoryCard section of the Student Financial Services web site.