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UnCommon Days in The Commons

Each year we offer many exciting events in The Commons to help mix things up. Click here to view the UnCommon Days we have planned.

Contact dining@iit.edu with any additional questions.

The Commons


Located in the MTCC, The Commons features trayless, buffet style, all-you-care-to-eat dining with healthy foods and wholesome favorites. Everyone is welcome to dine at The Commons; Meal Plans and payment at the door are both accepted to gain entry.  One low price gives you outstanding variety, including vegetarian and gluten-free options. The best part - you can go back for seconds!

Meal Plans are accepted only at The Commons. 

The Commons is in the Top 15 Best College Places to Eat At!

Hours of Operation - Click here for current Hours Calendar.

Monday - Friday

  • Breakfast 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
  • Lunch 11:15 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.
  • Dinner 4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Saturday - Sunday

  • Brunch 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Dinner 4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

The Commons is closed in-between each meal period.

Dining Policies

One of our main goals is to provide a pleasant, clean, comfortable and satisfying dining experience. In order to meet this goal, we ask for your assistance with the following procedures:

Illinois Institute of Technology | Dining Services | McCormick Tribune Campus Center | 3201 South State Street | Chicago, IL 60616 | tel. (312) 567-3070 | Contact Us