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2 East South Street

K-Box K-229

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999



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Hard Knox Cafe

The Hard Knox Café provides a wide variety of menu options in a buffet style cafeteria setting located in Seymour Hall. Food options range from traditional American to international fare. To complement the menu, the Café provides a full salad bar, deli bar, pasta bar, pizza station, sizzle station, cereal, dessert and beverage stations. With seating in both the Hard Knox and the Oak Room, the Café is the most popular dining location on campus. Payment options: board meals, dining dollars, flex dollars, cash.

Hours (during classes only)

Monday - Saturday:
Breakfast: 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Lunch: 11:00 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Dinner: 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Brunch: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Dinner: 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Grab & Go

For anyone needing to grab a quick meal to go, this location is in Sandburg Lounge off the main hallway in Seymour Union. Grab & Go offers quick “on the go” options as well as microwaveable meals. Stop by for sandwiches, salads, wraps, snacks, and many beverage options, including Innkeepers Coffee.

Payment options: board meals, dining dollars, flex dollars, cash and credit.

Hours (during the academic year)

Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Out Post Express

A quick service food station located in Post Lobby next to our convenience store and within close walking distance of residence halls and classrooms on the West side of campus. The Out Post Express is a very popular choice for students who need to eat breakfast or lunch on the run. Hot items, snacks, sandwiches and various drinks are offered daily. Payment options: board meals only.

Hours (during classes only)
Monday - Friday:
Breakfast 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Lunch 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

The Gizmo

The historic Gizmo, our campus snack bar, was named in the late 1940s by students who were World War II veterans, and remains a popular gathering place for students, staff and faculty. The Gizmo Patio, once used as an outdoor skating rink, was transformed into a wood covered deck and now a paved brick area furnished with chairs and tables for outside activities and special events. Menus include a variety of hot food from the grill, snacks, deli sandwiches, soups, salads, sweet treats, beverages and so much more! Payment options: dining dollars, flex dollars, cash, department charges, Visa and Master Card.

Hours (during classes)

Monday - Thursday: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Friday - Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Sunday: 2:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.

Hours (classes not in session)

Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday: Closed

The Out Post

Our campus convenience store is open seven days a week while classes are in session and is centrally located in Post Hall Lobby. The store offers a wide variety of items based on customized needs of the College community. Traditional convenience store items such as beverages, snack items, grocery staples, toiletries and general merchandise are offered along with some grab-n-go dining options. Payment options: dining dollars, flex dollars, cash, Visa and Master Card.

Hours (during classes only)
Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday: 12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

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