Southern Illinois University Carbondale

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Special Dietary Needs

Residents with physician prescribed diets or food sensitivities should contact our registered dietitian at 618/453-2301.

Food Allergies and Intolerances

We will work closely with you to accommodate your needs. Examples include labeling dishes for students with allergies, buying and storing food separately and adjusting recipes. We are proud to offer a gluten-free kitchen for our residents.

Vegan & Vegetarian Dining

We offer vegan and vegetarian options at every meal, every day, in each dining hall. You will find these options listed on our online menus.

Nutritional Counseling

If you would like nutrition counseling regarding your options or if you have a suggestion or a favorite recipe you want to share, please contact us at 618/453-2301.

Brown Bag Meals

Students with a class that conflicts with meal times should speak to staff at either dining hall to make arrangements for a brown bag meal.

Under-the-Weather Meals

Students who are sick and unable to eat in a dining hall may go to their RA for an under-the-weather meal form. They may send this form with a friend to the dining hall. A tray of food will be sent back with the friend.