Campus Dining invites up to two parents of meal plan holders to dine for free at either dining center. Reservations must be made 7 days in advance. Please note, Watterson Dining Commons is the only dining center open Aug. 13, 14, 30, and 31; Sept. 1; and Dec. 12. Refer to the semester calendar for details on location hours.
Students who wish to change their meal plans should call the Dining office at (309) 438-8351 by August 29 to request a change.
Information screens at Watterson Dining Commons and Marketplace at Linkins are available for use by approved University Departments and Registered Student Organizations. Please review the usage policy before submitting a request.
Marketplace at Linkins Center
Linkins' venue hours (.pdf).
Watterson Dining Commons
Watterson's venue hours (.pdf).
2014-2015 Door Rates
Have nutrition or food-related questions? Ask our Registered Dietitian.
Want to see how busy Watterson Dining Commons is before you head there to eat? Check out the Traffic Cam to see various areas of the dining center. Be sure to refresh your screen each time you click on the page to make sure you are getting the most recent images from the cameras.
Want to see how busy the Marketplace at Linkins is before you head there to eat? Check out the Traffic Cam to see various areas of the dining center. Be sure to refresh your screen each time you click on the page to make sure you are getting the most recent images from the cameras.
The deadline for purchasing an Alternative Off-Campus Meal Plan (for students living off-campus or in Cardinal Court) is 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, September 2.
Students interested in purchasing a meal plan must submit the Alternative Meal Plan Contract 2014-15 by 4:30 p.m., September 2 and must review Meal Plan Terms and Conditions 2014-2015. Questions about how the purchase of the meal plan might impact billing should be directed to Student Accounts at 309-438-5643.
For more information about meal plans, contact Campus Dining Services at CampusDining@IllinoisState.edu or 309-438-8351.
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Beginning Wednesday, August 13, 2014, Campus Dining Services will only accept Flex Dollars, Redbird Dollars, and credit/debit cards at our dining centers, Jamba Juice in the Student Fitness Center, the Business Bistro in the State Farm Hall of Business, and Airport Lounge in Centennial. Cash will no longer be accepted at those locations. Einstein Bros Bagels at Milner Library has been cash-free since opening in November 2013. All locations within the Bone Student Center as well as Subway restaurants in residential areas will continue to accept cash.
For additional information, view these Anticipated Frequently Asked Questions (.pdf).
Dining Center Tour
Trayless Dining Video