Over the years, the Illini Union's Ballroom has evolved into a epicenter of activity in the building. Wedding receptions are held, business meetings gather and guest lecturers have spoken to their audiences. The Ballroom is a more formal alternative to the casual dining options also offered in the Illini Union. For those who wish to host an event in the Ballroom, the Illini Union has an exclusive catering relationship with University Catering that provides quality service with every reservation. University Catering will help make your event memorable by providing a delectable dining experience.

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When you plan to book catering in the Illini Union, the first step is to make a room reservation. To reserve the Illini Union Ballroom, or another room in the building, you can do so by clicking here.

After you have formalized your room reservation, the next step is to contact University Catering. They will arrange an advisor to consult with you and discuss all the necessities: menu, serving times, special considerations and payment arrangements.

Please note that University Catering requires your menu to be finalized at least two and four weeks prior for simple service and full meals, respectively. Call University Catering to help you get started with current pricing and menu selections!

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