From morning coffee & breakfast sandwiches to sushi on the riverbank: the IMU has dozens of food options at the heart of campus. Use your meal swipe or UI charge, as well as major credit cards.


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Hawk Shop Café and Market

The Hawk Shop Café and Market is connected to the Iowa Hawk Shop bookstore in the ground floor of the IMU and sells everything from snacks to toiletries and includes a Starbucks.

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Old Gold Creamery

Ground Floor

Old Gold Creamery is located at the south end of the IMU ground floor, just downstairs from the Hubbard Park entrance to the IMU. Several flavors of Heyn's ice cream are available in a variety of sizes or cones.

river room cafe

River Room Café

First Floor

Offering a variety of ready-to-go and made-fresh meals, beverages, coffee, soups, and more.

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Union Station Food Court

Ground Floor

Offering an array of fast, fresh food: sushi, deli sandwiches from Erbert & Gerbert, pizza from Godfather's, grab-and-go items from Oasis, and a variety of beverages.


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Iowa Hawk Shop

Ground Floor

Shop for hawkeye apparel, textbooks, technology and computers, supplies, greeting cards, and more.