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The mission of Northwestern Dining is to educate students, engage the community, and enrich the Northwestern experience by offering one of the most unique and pioneering campus meal programs in the nation.

Norris Center

Norris University Center is open from 8 AM until 11:45 PM Monday through Friday. Please see each location for specific hours of operation. 

Frontera Fresco

Explore the amazing flavors of Mexico! Created by celebrity Chef, and Top Chef Masters Winner, Rick Bayless, Frontera Fresco features hand-crafted tortas and tacos, Mexican pastries, house-made organic soft serve and so much more. Frontera Fresco combines high-quality ingredients from top local providers with recipes based on the incredible fare found in Mexico. Hours of operation.


Located in Willie's Food Court and open late, Subway is ideal for students, staff, and faculty seeking a nutritious and delicious meal. Enjoy Subway's famous foot long subs, warm and delicious cookies, fresh and healthy salads and more. Subway is open seven days a week and a great way to satisfy the hunger of any Wildcat, without breaking the bank. Hours of operation.

Nutritional information is available here


Starbucks is located on the first floor of the Norris Center and is attached to the Couches Lounge. Starbucks is a great spot to get a great cup of coffee, for studying, relaxing or just to hang out and catch up with friends.  We have all your Starbucks favorites including selections from the La Boulange Café and Bakery. Starbucks is open seven days a week. Hours of operation.

Nutritional information is available here.

Norris Dining

On the ground floor of the Norris Center you will find Norris Dining.  Norris Dining is open from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, and Sunday.  It consists of eateries aimed to please every mood and every palate.  Enjoy Italian Pasta, Indian curry, or Asian stir-fry at the International Dish, homemade soups at Souper Bowl, a wide variety of salad makings at Shakespeare's Garden, and The Cat Shack Grill where you can order freshly, made to order burgers and sandwiches. Hours of operation.

Dunkin' Donuts

Dunkin' Donuts is located on the ground level of the Norris Center. The menu features all your Dunkin' favorites including a variety of hot coffee, donuts and hot breakfast sandwiches. Hours of operation.

Nutritional information is available here

The Kiln

The Kiln is located on the ground floor of Norris in the Paws 'N Go Market. You can choose from one of our signature pizzas or build your own with over 20 ingredients to be fired in our oven. Our hearth oven is so hot that a pizza will cook in under 93 seconds! Come try The Kiln today. Your tastebuds will thank you. Hours of operation. 

Paws 'n’ Go Fresh Market

For those in a hurry, take advantage of our convenience store. Simply-to-Go sandwiches, wraps, and salads are available, as well as sushi, chips, beverages, candy, fruit, cereal, yogurt, cheese, and other snacks.  Paws 'N Go offers organic, natural and gluten free products as well as everyday items like laundry detergent, shampoo, fabric softener and much more. Hours of operation.

On the Menu


Address - 1999 Campus Drive
Phone - (847) 491-6111

Hours of Operation

Week of: 11/20/2017 - 11/26/2017

Norris Retail Thanksgiving

Paws 'n Go C-store:
Monday - Tuesday: 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sunday: 11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Dunkin Donuts:
Monday - Tuesday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Monday - Tuesday: 8:00 a.m. - 10:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

The Kiln:
Monday - Tuesday, Sunday: 11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Monday - Wednesday, Sunday: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Monday - Wednesday: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Monday - Tuesday: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Cat Shack Grill:
Monday - Wednesday: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Monday - Tuesday: 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Thursday - Saturday: Closed

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