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Big Orange Meal Share

Big Orange Meal Share is a short-term meal assistance program sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Students, Vol Dining, and Swipe Out Hunger.

Receiving Meals

Need temporary assistance in obtaining meals? The Big Orange Meal Share is a short-term assistance program that allocates meals to students in need. Big Orange Meal Share is also available during summer semester(s).

If you would like to receive meals, please fill out this short form.

Our office will review the application, determine eligibility, and notify you with a decision. To check your meal balance or dining dollar balance, please login to MyUTK.

Note: Students who submit a 2nd or 3rd application may be asked to schedule a time to discuss your request and current meal allocation with a staff member in the Office of the Dean of Students.

Donating Meals

Don’t have a meal plan?
You can donate funds to cover the costs of a meal for a student in need. Give to support Big Orange Meal Share.


Still have questions about the program? Give us a call at 865-974-3179 or e-mail