Campus Dining Today

Campus Dining Today®, the official magazine of National Association of College & University Food Services (NACUFS), is published three times a year with a print circulation size of 2,600 making its way into the hands of key decision-makers and influencers in collegiate foodservice.

Campus Dining Today, available in print and digital format as of Summer 2020, focuses on industry trends, current events, member initiatives, organizational updates from NACUFS, and more!


2021 Editorial Calendar & Deadlines

Editorial calendar is subject to change.

Fall/Winter 2021
  • GUEST EXPERIENCE: Guest Interactions | Menu Management | Physical Environment | Risk Management 
  • Articles will focus on providing an exceptional collegiate dining guest experience.
  • Insertion Order Due: August 20, 2021
  • Materials Due: September 10, 2021

2022 Editorial Calendar & Deadlines

Editorial calendar is subject to change.

Spring 2022
  • BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION: Financial Management | Procurement and Contract Management | Systems and Technology | Program, Strategic Planning, Capital Planning, and Project Management
  • Articles will focus on planning, systems, and business functions required to successfully operate, enhance, and fund a campus-valued dining program.
  • Call for Articles Closes: January 28, 2022
  • Advertising Insertion Order Due: February 4, 2022
  • Advertising Artwork Due: February 25, 2021
Summer 2022
  • National Conference Wrap-Up & Lessons Learned from the Pandemic
  • Articles will focus on case studies from all aspects of collegiate dining and how various problems were solved, what innovations were implemented, what systems and processes shifted, and what approaches changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Chosen articles will clearly outline the problem, solutions(s), supported data, campus leadership quotes, and best practices to not only showcase exemplary work, but to provide an educational roadmap for collegiate dining peers.
  • Call for Articles Closes: May 27, 2022
  • Advertising Insertion Orders Due: June 3, 2022
  • Advertising Artwork Due: June 24 2022
Fall/Winter 2022
  • Articles will focus on the NACUFS Sustainability Toolkit. Successful articles will focus on how sustainability efforts specifically are driving an ethical, organized environment that promotes high standards of integrity and inclusivity, effectively modeling responsible stewardship of campus resources, and leading and promoting organization initiatives and change. Sustainability-related topics may include: ethics and integrity, social and emotional intelligence, and change management.
  • Call for Articles Closes: September 2, 2022
  • Advertising Insertion Orders Due: September 9, 2022
  • Advertising Artwork Due: September 30, 2022

When you choose to advertise in Campus Dining Today, your advertisement will appear in the print publication and in our new digital publication – further amplifying your visibility and reach!

For additional information on advertising in Campus Dining Today, as well as other advertising options, review the 2022 Advertising Guide. Have questions? Send an email to

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