Nutrition Coaching


One-on-one nutrition coaching is available during the fall and spring semesters. The Nutrition Office is located off the track in the main gym at the Recreation Center.

Reasons to Meet with a Nutrition Coach

  • Feel tired during the day and have a hard time keeping your energy up for class and studying?
    Our team can show you how the right foods can boost energy and concentration.
  • Feel unhappy with your weight and think about food all the time?
    Our team can help you feel comfortable with your size and enjoy food again.
  • Spend a lot of time at the gym but not getting the results you want?
    Our team works with you to develop a nutrition plan that provides the right nutrients at the right time.
  • Eat a lot of canned, boxed, or frozen foods because you are unsure how to cook?
    Our team teaches you easy ways to prepare healthy meals and snacks.
  • Want to eat healthy in the dining halls but not sure how?
    Our team can help guide you towards building a healthy plate.

Appointments and Pricing

One-on-one nutrition coaching is available during the fall and spring semesters at a variety of times Monday – Friday.

Type of Coaching Price

Semester-long student Nutrition Coaching - Fall Early Bird Special!


Semester-long FitWell Membership Nutrition Coaching- Fall Early Bird Special!


Buddy Coaching
Participate in Nutrition Coaching sessions with a partner!
Each person must register.


Nutrition and Group Fitness Bundle
(includes Fit Pass and nutrition coaching)

$69 (only available Fall/Spring)

Fitness and Wellness Starter Pack
(includes one fitness assessment, two personal training sessions and nutrition coaching)

$69 (only available Fall/Spring)

Request an Appointment

Read the Nutrition Coaching Policy (PDF)

Read the Nutrition Supplement Policy (PDF)

Nutrition Office

The Nutrition Office is located off the track in the main gym at the Student Recreation Center

Request a Nutrition Event

We provide nutrition education presentations and events on a variety of nutrition topics.

Presentation Request Form


Meg Burnham, M.S., RDN, CSSD, LDN

Meg is a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist (RDN) and licensed in the State of Illinois (LDN). She earned her master's degree in Nutrition and Dietetics at NIU and has been working in the field of weight management, sports nutrition, and wellness since 2006. She also holds a certificate of training in Adult Weight Management and is a Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD) through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

2018 Nutrition Interns

Graduate-level nutrition interns provide private and confidential nutrition coaching under the supervision of a registered dietitian nutritionist.

  • Sara Mattillion
  • Haley Peterson
  • Kelli Brody
  • Elizabeth Voyles
  • Georgia McArtney
  • Alexandra Sarkisian
  • Maddie Squier