Facilities and Dining
Cohen Commons Faculty and Staff Dining Room

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In an effort to advance Northwestern’s commitment to the health and safety of faculty, staff, and students, the Cohen Commons Faculty and Staff Dining Room is currently closed.  We will provide additional updates as further information is available.   

For more information about the hours of operation of other dining options on campus, please visit the Northwestern Dining website:



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Room L482, Fourth floor north
Technological Institute
2145 Sheridan Road

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Lunchtime Reservations

Reservations are not required for individuals or small groups.

To reserve a dining area for groups of four or more, please make your reservation at least 48 hours in advance. Email cohen.commons@northwestern.edu or call 1-5550 to reserve a table.

Private Events

The Cohen Commons space may be reserved for private events outside of normal lunch hours.

View our space usage guidelines

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Payment Options

Effective January 7, 2019, lunch is $12 per person. Cohen Commons accepts cash, major debit/credit cards, or meal vouchers.

Price includes one pass through the buffet. This includes one entrée, single servings of the side dishes, salad bar items and dessert, and one cold and hot beverage.

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Meal Vouchers

Meal vouchers can be obtained by e-mailing cohen.commons@northwestern.edu.

Please provide a chartstring and the number of vouchers you would like. Please allow 48 hours to process your meal voucher request.