The University of Iowa

Options to Fit Your Budget

We always love working with student organizations on campus. Whether you are looking for meeting snacks or a full service meal option, we are available to assist you in your next event. For menu options, please view the student order menu below or feel free to contact a member of our team with any additional questions that you may have.

Submit orders at least 2 weeks in advance to ensure availability.  Payment and final details should be submitted (5) business days before your event.

Please note: In order to receive student organization pricing, the payment must come directly from a student organization account.

Review options & place order here!

Student Organization Pick Up Menu

From beverages to bakery, our menu has something for everyone. You can view menu options for student organizations below.

Submit orders at least 2 weeks in advance to ensure availability.  Payment and final details should be submitted (5) business days before your event. Orders can be picked up from Iowa Memorial Union (IMU) Welcome Center.

Served with sliced baguettes and celery sticks.

Tortilla chips with salsa or potato chips with french onion dip.

Select two sandwiches:

Chicken salad with grapes and almonds.

Turkey with Italian mayonnaise.

Pastrami with stone ground mustard.

Caprese with roasted garlic aioli.

Select from the following sandwiches:

Ham with pepperjack cheese

Turkey with cheddar cheese

Pastrami with swiss cheese

Caprese with tomato and mozzarella

Served with chips, whole fruit, and cookie mayo and mustard packets, and cutlery kit.

Mix of butter, caramel, and cheese popcorn.

Butter, chocolate, almond, and raspberry.

Raspberry, pecan, apple, and lemon.

Chef's choice.

Plain or strawberry.

White, chocolate, marble cake with vanilla, chocolate, or lemon frosting.

Half/30 cuts

Whole/60 cuts

White, chocolate, or marble.

Half/30 cuts

Whole/60 cuts

Banana nut, cinnamon, orange cranberry, and seasonal.

Apple or blueberry.

Turtle, cheesecake, and grasshopper.

Blueberry, double chocolate, morning glory, and seasonal.

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are the answers to some of the most common questions that we receive. 

University Catering has a full menu for student organizations at a discounted rate. This includes, but is not limited to, beverages, appetizers, snack breaks, buffet meals, served dinners, and desserts.

Outside catering is only allowed for cultural or religious purposes, based off of your student organization. Paperwork must be obtained through our sales office in suite 237 of the Iowa Memorial Union prior to confirming your outside caterer.  Please plan ahead - getting a new alternative vendor approved can take over 2 weeks.  Using an alternative vendor from the approved vendor list below will speed up the approval process.

Approved alternative vendors:

  • Taj Mahal
  • Exotic India
  • Peking Buffet
  • Frida Kahlo
  • O's Grill
  • Sun Cafe
  • Masala
  • Hoja
  • Bollywood Grill
  • Oasis Falafel
  • Tabooleh
  • Cachua Cakes
  • Delhicacy
  • Island Vybz

Once we have collected payment for your event, we are happy to sign off on your EIF form.

If a department is paying for the event, then they are responsible for the standard pricing. Student discounts are only offered to student organizations paying directly out of their student account.

You are welcome to visit the Student Organization Business Office (SOBO) office located in Room 159 of the Iowa Memorial Union to inquire about your budget.

Have additional questions for our team? The best way to get a hold of us is to call or email, in order to set up an appointment. We accept drop-ins for signing off on EIF forms and providing us with payment.