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MyPantry: Your Safe Place for Food

MyPantry is a self-access station featuring allergy-friendly items. It's a safe place for food that's reserved for students with documented 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 who have been granted accommodations may take items from MyPantry's dry storage cart, refrigerator, or freezer for consumption within the dining hall.

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
  • Almond milk
  • Rice milk
  • Dairy-free yogurt
  • Single serve peanut butter, jelly and SunButter
  • Single serve cereals

A MyPantry station

MyPantry Station

  • Dry storage cart for always-available items
  • Microwave, fridge, and toaster for allergy-friendly foods only
  • Pre-order menu with nutrition information
  • Safe food preparation area

MyPantry Rules

Let's work together to keep it safe.

  • You must be granted access to use MyPantry. For access call 815-753-9556.
  • 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.
  • Only items from MyPantry may be placed in the toaster and microwave.
  • No outside food items are to be stored in MyPantry.

Food Icons



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.

Learn About Food Icons

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815-753-9567

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