MyPantry: Your Safe Place for Food
MyPantry is a self-access station featuring allergy-friendly items. It's a safe place for food for students with alternate dietary needs, such as food allergies and intolerances. MyPantry locations are conveniently located on campus at Neptune Dining, New Hall Dining and Gilbert Dining. Students may take items from MyPantry's dry storage cart, refrigerator, or freezer for consumption within the dining hall. MyPantry is open to all students — no approval needed!
The Pre-Order Menu offers custom dishes for students with food allergies and intolerances who have been granted accommodations by Campus Dining Services. To request accommodations, call 815-753-9556. We will need physician verification of your alternate diet.
Available Self-Access Items
MyPantry has a number of allergy-friendly items available.
- Gluten-free waffles
- Gluten-free bagels
- Gluten-free bread
- Gluten-free tortillas
- Gluten-free muffins
- Gluten-free cookies
- Gluten-free crackers
- Dairy-free yogurt
- Single serve peanut butter, jelly and SunButter
- Single serve cereals
Custom dishes are available for students with food allergies and medical diets who have been granted accommodations by Campus Dining Services. To request accommodations, call 815-753-9556. Physician verification of the alternate diet will be needed.
Dishes are prepared in the back-of-house by a cook to reduce the risk of cross contact. Please specify your allergens when ordering. Dishes labeled "top 8 free" are prepared without wheat, dairy, eggs, soy, peanuts, tree nuts, fish, and shellfish. To avoid a wait, we encourage you to order at least 30 minutes in advance.
Order in Advance by Phone
- New Hall: 815-753-7658 * /
- Stevenson: 815-753-1475 *
- Gilbert: 815-753-3132 * /
- Neptune: 815-753-0548 * /
- New Hall: 815-753-7658 * /
* try first
Pasta with Marinara Sauce, optional Italian sausage (top 8 free, )
Macaroni & Cheese (top 8 free, )
Baked Chicken Tenders
Pizza Gluten-free pizza crust topped with sauce and your choice of cow's milk cheese or vegan cheese. Vegetables added on request. (crust, sauce, and vegan cheese are top 8 free and . pizza crust made on shared equipment with egg and soy.)
Grilled Cheese Cow's milk cheese or vegan cheddar cheese are combined with regular bread or bread. (vegan cheese is top 8 free and . bread contains )
Quesadilla Cow's milk cheese or vegan cheddar cheese are combined with regular tortilla or tortilla. (vegan cheese is top 8 free and . tortilla contains )
Tacos Beef taco meat combined with cow's milk cheese or vegan cheddar cheese, lettuce, and tomatoes in a crunchy or tortilla (meat, vegan cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, and crunchy shell are top 8 free and . tortilla contains )
Harvest Bake Butternut squash, black beans, quinoa, and peppers are baked together and topped with oats. (top 8 free, )
Exotic Grain Blend Seasoned red and brown rice, quinoa, and fire-roasted vegetables. (top 8 free, )
Turmeric Chickpea Cakes Chickpeas (garbanzo beans) are given a punch of flavor from the spice turmeric in these high protein, high fiber cakes. Pairs well with rice. (top 8 free, )
Soup Chicken Rice, Chicken Gluten-friendly Noodle, and Garden Vegetable (all soups are top 8 free, )
Hummus Platter House-made hummus served with fresh cut veggies and crackers (top 8 free and . crackers contain )
Sandwiches & Salads Sandwiches and salads can be created for you in the back-of-house to avoid cross-contact. bread (contains ), and tortillas (contains ) are available.
Grill Burgers, chicken breast, and vegan burgers are cooked in the back-of-house to avoid cross contact at the grill. buns are available (contains ). (Vegan Beefless Burgers , Vegan Chipotle Black Bean Burgers , Vegan Crispy Chick'N Patties ).
Pancakes Pancakes made fresh in back of house. (top 8 free, )
Availability may vary based on daily menu.
- Baked French fries (top 8-free, )
- Brown or white rice (top 8-free, )
- Baked white or sweet potato (top 8-free, )
- Barilla gluten-free noodles, plain (top 8-free, )
- Fresh steamed vegetable (top 8 free, )
Let's work together to keep it safe.
- This space is for students with alternate dietary needs, such as food allergies and intolerances.
- Some items contain allergens. Check the ingredient list to determine if the food is safe for you.
- This food is for dine-in only. Only fresh whole fruit and dessert items may be taken out of the dining center.
- All food assembly and preparation must be done at your table.
- Use gloves to retrieve open food items.
- Only items from MyPantry may be placed in the toaster and microwave.
- No outside food items are to be stored in MyPantry.
Do you have an alternate diet, allergy, or intolerance? You'll see these food icons next to items in every dining center. They can help you make the right choices about what to eat.