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The Office of Residence Life works with Illinois Tech’s Dining Services vendor, Chartwells, to provide a pleasant, clean, comfortable and satisfying dining experience. All Chartwells campus outlets serve healthy, fresh and nutritious meals and individual items, in addition to traditional snacks and quick pick-me-up items. The all-you-care-to-eat Commons cafeteria strives to prepare items that appeal to IIT's international student population.

At Illinois Tech, food is important. Make your meal plan make sense for you! Eat your vegetables...or not.  Check out the smoothies at Global Grounds. Grab a coffee on the way to class. Snack in your room. Meet your friends at The Commons. Eat happy!

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Your HawkCard serves as your meal card. All students are expected to present their card upon entering the Commons or at the point of sale at retail locations on campus. The card holder must be present to activate meals swipes, bonus points, and/or meal exchanges.