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Gift Baskets For Your Student

Receiving a gift basket from a loved one is a great way to encourage and support your student! Gift baskets may be ordered individually, or you can purchase the “EIU Gift Basket Complete Set” (which includes all five baskets) at a discounted rate of $99 (plus tax). The baskets will be delivered to the address provided on the payment sheet.

To order a gift basket:

  • Call the Ticket Office in the MLK, Jr. Union at 217- 581-5122
  • Mail order to the MLK, Jr. Union Ticket Office, 600 Lincoln Ave, Charleston, IL 61920
  • Email order to
  • Order Form

Payment accepted: (all orders must be prepaid)

    * Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express or check made payable to EIU 

All gift baskets include the following coupons to our EIU businesses located in the MLK, Jr Union:

   * Coupon for a free can of soda at the Union Panther Pantry

   * 20% off one item in the Union Bookstore

   * 2 free game coupons to the EIU Bowling Alley


Gift Baskets Available

The Move-In Basket ($30 + $2.33 tax = $32.33)

                 Filled with energy-inducing snacks and drinks. It even contains small meals to get the student started in their new home!

                 This pack contains the items listed below

  • Bottled water
  • Can of Soda
  • Lifewater w/sport cap
  • Reese's candy bar
  • Wrigley 5 Gum
  • 10 Tootsie Fruities (Blue Raz, Apple, Watermelon, Fruit Punch, and Grape)
  • Kellogg's Pop-tarts (Frosted Brown Sugar)
  • Honey Nut Cheerio Cereal Cup
  • Ruffles chips
  • Doritos
  • Small Starbucks Frappuccino
  • Hormel Complete Chicken Alfredo
  • Campbell's Chunky Sirloin Burger
  • Cheez-Its Original small
  • Lifesavers Theater Box
  • Mamba Changemaker
  • Mike & Ike Tangy Twister Changemaker
  • Dolly Madison Donuts

Halloween Basket ($20 + $1.55 tax = $21.55)

This Halloween basket will be decorated in festive Halloween style and is a fun way for your student to celebrate the fall season!

  • Moon Pie (Chocolate Flavor)
  • Bottled Soda
  • Flamin' Hot Cheetos
  • Planters Nut and Chocolate Trail Mix
  • Lipton Peach Tea
  • Oreo Cookies
  • Pez Emoji's Assortment
  • Milky Way
  • Mentos
  • Trolli Squiggles
  • Rice Krispie treat
  • Atomic Fireballs
  • Reese's Peanut Butter Cup
  • Small Chex Mix

Fall Finals Basket ($20 + $1.55 tax = $21.55)

This basket is a great stress reliever for your student when fall finals come around. Finals can cause tension, stress, and anxiety. By sending your student this package full of comfort food, you are motivating them to try their absolute best and fuel their brain for studying.

  • Dew Kick Start
  • 5 HR Energy (Berry Flavor)
  • 4 Airheads (Blue raspberry, Apple, Cherry, Orange)
  • Peanut M & M's
  • Bottled Water
  • Trident (Mint Bliss)
  • Doritos (Cool Ranch)
  • Lays Potato Chips
  • Hostess Cinnamon Rolls
  • Special K Bar Red Berries
  • Twix
  • 2 Welch's Sour Jacks
  • Starburst Duo Chews
  • Tootsie Pop

Valentine's Basket ($20 + $1.55 tax = $21.55)

Send your student some love with this gift basket. This sweet-filled basket will be sure to make your student feel special.

  • Small Frapp
  • Dolly Madison Powdered Sugar Donuts
  • Mike & Ike Hot Tamales Box
  • Mentos (Strawberry)
  • Starburst (Fave Reds) Stick
  • Hershey's Kisses
  • Can of Pop
  • Nestle Sweetarts Box
  • Chapstick (Strawberry)
  • Bottled Water
  • 2 Lindor Truffles
  • Cello Cherries
  • Combos Pepperoni Pizza Crackers

Spring Finals Basket ($20 + $1.55 tax = $21.55)

This basket is filled with snacks that will be sure to fuel your students during this stressful time.

  • Skittles Original
  • DEW Kickstart
  • Power Bar Protein Plus bar (Vanilla)
  • Lays Chips
  • Wrigley 5 Gum
  • Gatorade
  • Bottled Water
  • Frosted Animal Cookies
  • Dove Chocolate Bar
  • Laffy Taffy Strawberry Bar
  • Jolly Rancher Lollipops
  • Reese's Peanut Butter Cup
  • Ferrara Lemonheads
  • Now & Laters


Below are two additional baskets offered by the Ticket Office.

Happy Birthday Basket ($20 + $1.55 tax = $21.55)

Help your student celebrate their special day by purchasing this gift basket. Nothing Says "Happy Birthday" like these yummy treats.

  • Flipz (Birthday Cake Flavor)
  •  4 Laffy Taffy Ropes ( Blue Raspberry, Banana, Apple, and Strawberry)
  • Mrs. Freshley Chocolate Cupcakes
  • Starbucks Small Frapp
  • Gatorade
  • Bottled Water
  • M & M's
  • Bubblicious Gum
  • Snickers Bar
  • Lays Chips
  • Jaret Sour Patch Tropical


Get Well Soon Basket ($20 + $1.55 tax = $21.55)

It is difficult for students to cope when sick, especially being away from home. This basket will help your student feel comforted and more at home.

  • Halls Bag (Cherry Flavor)
  • Chapstick (Medicated)
  • Hormel Complete Chicken Noodle Soup
  • Bottled Water
  • Orange Juice
  • Gatorade
  • Charms Sweet and Sour Pops
  • Deck of Playing Cards
  • Keebler Club & Cheddar Crackers


The Ticket Office will be happy to make baskets for any occasion. Custom baskets may be ordered by calling the Ticket Office at 217-581-5122

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