Students eating food and standing in market place
Two femal students eating lunch at a table
Students Eating At a Table
Student ordering food
Student getting food in dining hall

Hillcrest Market Place is located in Hillcrest Residence Hall. You will find nine (9) different stations offering a fresh variety of foods, including a made-to-order burger bar. This location also serves a variety of home style items, deli sandwiches, a BBQ station and Asian entrees. Hillcrest Market Place is cashless and accepts meal plan swipes, Hawkeye Dollars, UI Charge, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover. 

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Order Market Place Meal Tickets (UI Affiliates Only)

*Please note: Meal tickets should be ordered at least three (3) business days in advance. 

UI Dining is committed to integrity in our menus and makes every effort to serve what is displayed online. However, occasionally situations arise that are out of our control and that may impact ability to serve what is listed on the menu. We apologize for any inconvenience this causes.


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There are several ways to get around campus, the Iowa City area and even get out of town. University of Iowa Parking and Transportation provides more information about Cambus, parking, bikes, ridesharing, safe rides, and more.

  • Walk to IMU: 10 minutes
  • Walk to Kinnick Stadium: 9 minutes
  • Walk to downtown: 15 minutes
  • Cambus:  Interdorm-WCTC or West Dorm Shuttle routes arrive every 10-12 minutes during business hours.
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