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How do I purchase a meal plan?
All meal plans can be purchased through the WSU Housing Office which is located on the second floor of Kryzsko Commons, contact 507.453.5305.

What is the cost of a Residential Meal Plan?
7 Meal Block Plan ($955.00): Allows 7 meals per week and includes
$215 of Kryzsko Kash per semester.

10 Meal Block Plan ($1,033.00): Allows 10 meals per week and includes
$195 of Kryzsko Kash per semester.

14 Meal Block Plan ($1,129.00): Allows 14 meals per week and includes
$175 of Kryzsko Kash per semester.

19 Meal Block Plan ($1,210.00): Allows 19 meals per week and includes
$145 of Kryzsko Kash per semester.

Where can I eat with my Residential Meal Plan?
  • Jack Kane Dining Center
  • Lourdes Dining Center

What is the information on the front of my Warrior ID?

  • Card holder's name
  • Warrior ID number (eight-digit number)

What is the information on the back of my Warrior ID?

  • Magnetic Stripe
  • PALS ID - 14 digit number for all Library Services
  • Card information

What does the Magnetic Stripe do?

The magnetic stripe on the back of your Warrior ID identifies who you are and is programmed to be used at our cash registers for point of sale transactions to purchase products and services on campus. The same Magnetic Stripe can be programmed for activity tracking and events, equipment check in/out, attendance, and more.

What is my PALS ID?

On the back of your WSU Warrior ID, under the bar code is your PALS ID number. This is a 14 digit number that is used for Library Services at the WSU Library.

How should I take care of my Warrior ID?

  • Keep your Warrior ID card in a protective card sleeve or card holder with lanyard, or wallet at all times.
  • Do not punch holes in your Warrior ID card, this breaks the internal antenna inside the card for Security Door Access.
  • Do not allow your Warrior ID cards magnetic strip (on back of card) to be scratched by keys, coins, or other objects.
  • Do not apply stickers to your Warrior ID card.
  • Keep your Warrior ID card out of direct sunlight and away from other heat sources such as clothes dryer.
  • Due to cold weather in our area, keep your Warrior ID protected from outside elements.

Following these simple tips will save the life of your Warrior ID and keeping you from paying the replacement fee of $20.00 for a new card.

What should I do if I lose my card or it is stolen?

Please notify the Library if your Warrior ID card is lost or stolen, you may be liable for books checked out under your card. Just be aware that if you lock your card or report it stolen, you will not have access to your Meal Plan. Please see the Food Services window, Kryzsko Commons 220 to request a temporary eating pass. If you need to request a replacement Warrior ID card, please visit the Campus Card Office – Maxwell 227. Cost for a replacement Warrior ID card is $20 cash, credit or check, or $22 on student tuition.
What is the cost of a replacement card?

The cost of a replacement card is $20, or $22 if you prefer for it to be billed on your tuition.
Where do I go to request a replacement card?

Campus Card Office, Maxwell 227 – just to the right of the Warrior Hub area.

What are my other options for Block Plan?

  • 75 meals with $215 Kryzsko Kash = $725.00
  • 75 meals with $195 Kryzsko Kash = $705.00
  • 75 meals with $175 Kryzsko Kash = $685.00
  • 75 meals with $145 Kryzsko Kash = $655.00
  • 75 meals only (no Kryzsko Kash) = $510.00

What is Purple Pass?
Introducing Purple Pass to all students, parents, faculty, and staff. You can now take advantage of using your WSU Warrior ID like an internal debit card.  The service is called Purple Pass.  Just deposit money on your card to start using it to purchase internal products and services throughout our WSU Campus Community.  You can eat, drink, snack at all Chartwell Dining Services locations on Main and West Campus,  make copies, purchase merchandise at the Bookstore, request printing, lamination, and posters from IT Media Services, Library services, campus vending machines, purchase movie tickets, concert and theater tickets, sporting or special event tickets through UPAC on your card.  It’s simple and easy to use with the convenience of not having to carry cash with you.

Purple Pass is your own fund of money, a declining balance account.  Once you use the funds and are at zero, just deposit money to replenish your account.   You never lose this money and there are no fees to participate in Purple Pass.  Your funds stay with you as long as you are a Student, Faculty or Staff Member of WSU.  However, you cannot withdraw money from this fund.  You can request a Purple Pass refund, if leaving school (as long as your tuition is paid in full and you owe no fees to WSU) Also, Faculty/Staff leaving employment, can request a Purple Pass Refund as well. 

What are my options for Purple Pass?

Purple Pass can be used at all Chartwell Dining Locations on Main and West Campus. No limit as far as deposits to your account, no fees, and you never lose your funds. If you leave WSU we reimburse your Purple Pass balance or apply it to tuition, if you prefer to do so. If you have any questions regarding Purple Pass, visit the Campus Card Office, Maxwell 227 from 8am to 4:30pm, contact 507.457.2480, or email us at campuscard@winona.edu

How do I deposit money to my Purple Pass account?

Visit our Cashiers at the Warrior Hub to make a Purple Pass deposit.  Cash, checks, Credit/Debit cards are accepted. 

For your convenience you can pick up a “Purple Pass” envelope at the Warrior Hub, Campus Card Office or the Cashier’s window and mail in your PP deposit to us.

Food Locations for Purple Pass and Block Plans:

  • Lourdes C-Store Grill
  • Grill Nation
  • Mondo Subs
  • Smaug Food Court
  • Kafe Kryzsko C-Store
  • Freshens
  • Somsen Café
  • Einstein Bros. Bagels/Caribou Coffee in the Krueger Library

Visit the Purple Pass website for more information.

How can I change my Meal Plan?
Contact the Housing Office at 507.457.5306 to change your meal plan. Students wanting to change their meal plan will need to fill out a Change of On-Campus Meal Plan For at the Housing Office in Kryzsko Commons.

  • Students can increase their meal plan at anytime throughout the semester
  • Students wanting to decrease their meal plan must do so by 4:30pm on the tenth day of class of the semester.

    Tuesday, September 6, 2016 (for fall semester)
    Monday, January 23, 2017 (for spring semester)

Benefits & Services

  • WSU Warrior ID
  • Campus Photo Identification
  • WSU Dining Services – all locations
  • WSU Library Card & Services
  • WSU Bookstore Services, receive a 10% PP discount on Friday's
  • On Campus vending machines
  • Public Copier Services
  • UPAC – Movie, Concert, Theater, Sporting and Special Event Tickets
  • Promotions & Discounts
  • Manage My ID, online deposits, security and account tracking

What's the difference between Purple Pass and Kryzsko Kash?

Kryzsko Kash is a fund of money that you automatically receive when you sign up for a residential or block meal plan.  Kryzsko Kash can only be used at Chartwell Dining Service locations.  Kryzsko Kash is good for Fall and Spring semesters, you must use your balance by end of April or you will lose it.  Purple Pass can be used at all WSU locations on campus.  

Purple Pass is your own fund of money and a declining balance account.  You can make deposits by visiting the Cashier at the Warrior Hub.  Your fund will transfer over semester to semester and year to year. You can reload your Purple Pass account whenever you prefer. If you leave WSU we reimburse your Purple Pass balance or it can be applied towards tuition. Purple Pass can be used at any of the Dining Service locations, the Bookstore, for Media Services, printing, copies, the Library, all vending on Campus, and UPAC for all ticket sales and special events.  Discounts and promotions offered at all locations. 

What is Kryzsko Kash?
Kryzsko Kash is a fund of money that is included when you purchase a 7, 10, 14, or 19 Meal Plan. Kryzsko Kash gives you the flexibility to eat at other Dining Services locations, if you do not choose to eat at the main Dining Centers. Each time you purchase food items, snacks or beverages, this is deducted from your Kryzsko Kash balance. Your Kryzsko Kash is tracked by Manage My ID.

Where can I use my Kryzsko Kash?

  • Lourdes C-Store Grill
  • Grill Nation
  • Mondo Subs
  • Smaug Food Court
  • Kafe Kryzsko Convenience Store
  • Freshens
  • Somsen Café
  • Einstein Bros. Bagels/Caribou Coffee in the Krueger Library

Does my Kryzsko Cash transfer into the following semester?
Kryzsko Kash balances now transfer from fall semester to spring semester. Be sure and use your Kryzsko Kash funds up before the end of the school year or you lose the balance of funds in your account. Kryzsko Kash does not carry over into the summer.

What's the difference between Purple Pass and Kryzsko Kash?
Kryzsko Kash is a fund of money that you automatically receive when you sign up for a residential or block meal plan. Kryzsko Kash can only be used at Chartwell Dining Service locations. Purple Pass can be used at all WSU locations on campus.

Purple Pass is your own fund of money and a declining balance account. You can make deposits via Manage My ID with no fees or visit the Cashier at the Warrior Hub. Your fund will transfer over semester to semester and year to year. You can reload your Purple Pass account whenever you prefer. If you leave WSU we reimburse your Purple Pass balance or it can be applied towards tuition. Purple Pass can be used at any of the Dining Service locations, the Bookstore, for Media Services, printing, copies, the Library, all vending on Campus, and UPAC for all ticket sales and special events. Discounts and promotions offered at all locations.