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Get the lowdown on what you really want to know—how late you can get a pub shake, where to grab a quick snack, and the best Thai restaurant nearby.

At Your Service 

From stocking up on snacks to getting a bite to eat in nearby Alton or Grafton, our on-campus services and off-campus recommendations meet all your college needs.


100% of food waste is composted by Dining Services

We're Golden

Principia is one of only 14 institutions (businesses, colleges, and universities) in Illinois to achieve IFSC (Illinois Food Scrap Coalition) “Gold Partner” status for 100% pre- and post-consumer composting.

Pssst …

Share this link with your parents so they can send you treats—a birthday cake, for example, or a goodie basket for finals week!