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Judson Food Service

Dining Hall Hours

Monday, Wednesday & Friday

Breakfast 7:15 - 9:15 a.m.
Lunch 10:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Dinner 5 - 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday & Thursday

Breakfast 7:15 - 9:15 a.m.
Lunch 11 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Dinner 5 - 6:30 p.m.


Brunch 12 - 1 p.m.
Dinner 5 - 6 p.m.


Lunch 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Dinner 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Weekly Menu 

For this week's menu, check out the Fresh Ideas website.

About the Dining Hall

The Judson Dining Hall, located in the Lower Commons area of the Lindner Campus Commons, serves meals seven days a week to the Judson community and guests. A variety of food options are available including main courses, a salad bar, cafe specialties, international cuisine, and vegetarian, dairy-free and gluten-free options. Meal plans are available for resident and commuter students and special deals are available to faculty, staff, and commuters who wish to load a balance to their ID card. Guests are also welcome and can pay by cash or personal check at the door (costs vary by meal).

Riverside Café Hours

Monday-Thursday 3 - 10 p.m.

About Riverside Café

The Riverside Café, located on the first floor of Lindner Tower, offers sandwiches, salads, snacks, fruit parfaits, drinks, and an assortment of other grab-and-go food items to students and guests who are looking for an evening snack or lite meal while on the west side of campus. Dairy-free and gluten-free options are also available. Jerry’s Cafe drip coffee will also be available. In addition to paying by cash or credit, students with meal plans will receive "Eagle Bucks" loaded to their ID each year for use in the cafe. Students, faculty, and staff may also purchase and load "Eagle Bucks" on their ID.

Dining and Hospitality Staff

Susan Nawrocki
Interim Dining Services Director

Service and Catering Manager
(847) 628-2074 or e-mail

Mona Scherf
Administrative Assistant
(847) 628-2071 or e-mail  

Additional Information

General Rules

The only items that may leave the Dining Hall are: your pre-ordered sack lunch, 1 ice cream cone, 2 cookies, 1 piece of fruit. To accommodate for people with allergies, outside food is not allowed in the Dining Hall. Seating for those wishing to bring their own food is available in the Upper Commons or outside, weather permitting.

Sack Lunches and Athletic Meal Orders

Students who are unable to eat in the Dining Hall for lunch or dinner may request a sack lunch. For details, login to MyJudson and visit the Dining and Hospitality page.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition information about the meals served in the Dining Hall is available at

Event Catering

A variety of catering options are available for campus events. For more information, please see the catering guide on the Conferences and Special Events section of the website.

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