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 Jan. 9 and 10, April 4, and May 8. Refer to the semester calendar for details on location hours.
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.
Off-Campus Meal Plans can be purchased online from March 30 through August 7, 2015, dependent on availability. Learn more about the options.
A variety of Kosher meals are available for meal plan holders by making a reservation. Meals may be picked up at Watterson Dining Commons or Marketplace at Linkins.
In celebration of National Nutrition Month, Campus Dining staff will host a trivia contest in both dining centers to test your nutrition knowledge. Plinko board and prizes included!
Thursday, March 26 from 5-7 p.m., Marketplace at Linkins
Tuesday, March 31, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Watterson Dining Commons
About National Nutrition Month
National Nutrition Month is a nutrition education and information campaign created annually in March by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The campaign focuses attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. Learn more about this year's theme, "Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle" at the National Nutrition Month website.
Learn about dates, instructions, and information to apply for housing and dining as a new student or returning student. Visit our housing/dining fall 2015 contracts page.
The education-ranking firm Niche has placed Illinois State University among the top campus-dining facilities in the nation. Campus Dining Services ranked at 101 among nearly 1,200 dining facilities, earning the highest ranking of any public university in the state of Illinois.
Dining Center Tour
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