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.
The Cultural Dinner featuring Dr. Lamont Hill will now take place February 3 instead of February 2. We are currently working on a system to assist students who used their meal plans to purchase tickets, cannot attend on the new date, and need a refund. If you are a meal plan holder and cannot attend please contact Campus Dining Servcies at 309-438-8351 to cancel your reservation.
Spring 2015 meal plans for Cardinal Court and Off-Campus apartment students are available November 3, 2014 through March 15, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.
If you experience any difficulties with this form, please email CampusDining@IllinoisState.edu or call (309) 438-8351.
Congratulations on being admitted for fall 2015! We will mail you information about signing up for housing and dining in late January.
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.
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