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Meal Payments

Funds can be loaded onto student accounts electronically through LINQ Connect*, or by bringing cash or check to your student's building. For more information on meal pricing, and how to build a complete meal, please check our menus and prices page

Parent Portal FAQs.
LINQ Connect Mobile App  FAQs (English).
LINQ Connect Mobile App FAQs (Spanish).
Resource Page.

Please contact support@linqconnect.com if you have questions or need help with the new portal.

*May 23, 2023 - TITAN Family Portal Relaunches as LINQ Connect

TITAN Family Portal is upgrading to LINQ Connect on May 23, 2023! If you are a current TITAN user there is no need to change your username or password. Simply log in (and bookmark!) LINQConnect.com on May 23rd, or download the new app in your app store!

The updated portal includes new features and a fresh look. Plus, all of your existing settings and information will be on the new site as soon as you login!

Nutrition Services Forms

Nutrition Services Contacts

Jessy Sadler
Director of Nutrition Services - Menus | Diet Modifications

Samantha Phillips
Operations Specialist - Karen Acres | Catering

Cassie Mayrose
Administrative Assistant - Free & Reduced Meals | Waivers
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Nutrition Department Mailing Address

7111 Aurora Ave
Urbandale, IA 50322


Stephanie Allsup
Webster Manager | Summer Program Coordinator

Jim Marren
Olmsted Manager

Cynthea Streeter
Valerius Kitchen Manager

Sanela Hasanic
Middle School Manager

Asmira Dolic
High School Manager

Summer Food and Fun Program 2023!

May 15, 2023

The Summer Food Service Program was created to ensure children continue to receive nutritious meals during the summer when school is not in session. This program helps children 18 and under get the nutrition they need to learn, play, and grow through the summer months. Our Summer Food and Fun Program will be offered June 8, 2023 through August 10, 2023. Dates and times vary by location. No meals will be available July 3 - July 5 in observance of the holiday.  

Click here to find dates, times, and locations!

Local Mixed Veggies from Sno Pac Foods

February 21, 2023

UCSD students enjoyed delicious local mixed veggies from Sno Pac Foods with today's lunch! Located just under 4 hours from Urbandale High School in Caledonia, Minnesota, Sno Pac Foods has been a family ownded and operated farm and processing plant since 1900. 

US Department of Agriculture Visits UHS!

October 12, 2022

We were honored to have U.S. Department of Agriculture Regional Director Dr. Vista Suarez Fletcher visit Urbandale High School to check out breakfast! Students and staff have a fantastic opportunity to chat with Dr. Vista Suarez Fletcher.

Pictured from left to right: Nutrition Services Administrative Assistant Cassie Mayrose, Webster Kitchen Manager and Summer Program Coordinator Stephanie Allsup, Director of Nutrition Services Jessy Sadler, UHS Principal Tim Carver, Operations Manager Samantha Phillips, USDA Regional Director Dr. Vista Suarez Fletcher, Iowa Department of Education Consultant Jean Easley, and Iowa Department of Education Administrative Consultant Patti Harding.

Iowa Department of Ed Highlights UCSD Nutrition Services Summer Meal Program

August 15, 2022

Have you ever seen a purple cauliflower? The students at our Summer Program at Karen Acres were surprised and delighted by this curious vegetable this summer! To learn more about all of the local goodies they enjoyed, check out the full article and fantastic photos from the Iowa Department of Ed!

Celebrating National School Breakfast Week and Read Across America

April 8, 2022

UCSD Nutrition Services celebrated National School Breakfast Week and Read Across America February 28th - March 4th. Students who ate school breakfast were entered into a raffle with every meal counting as a ticket! Each elementary school was given three prize bundles for students to win. One of the prizes was a cookbook based on the story of Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs. Congratulations to these lucky winners; we hope they'll have a blast create these fun recipes!