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LINQ Connect - Meal Management System

Hawthorn District 73 proudly partners with LINQ Connect, a meal payment and menu planning platform. LINQ Connect is designed to simplify managing your child's meal account. All families, regardless of meal eligibility status, will need to set up a new account on the LINQ Connect portal, powered by Titan School Solutions.

What is LINQ Connect?

LINQ Connect brings a comprehensive suite of tools to manage your child’s school meal experience. With LINQ Connect, you can safely access your account either through our app or online, finding all the features you need at your fingertips. The platform offers automatic payments, low balance notifications, and detailed transaction reports in real-time. Experience the convenience of a unified dashboard to manage funds and monitor meal activities for all the district students in your household.

How to Set Up Your LINQ Connect Account

1. Create a Free Account

Go to Access from any computer, tablet or mobile device. The user-friendly portal makes signing up easy and quick.

2. Add All D73 Students in your Household

Have student ID numbers handy!

3. Add Funds & Apply

Add funds securely to student accounts and apply for free and reduced meals.

Account Setup Guide

Download the AppĀ for iPhone

Download the App for Android

We strongly encourage all parents to download the LINQ Connect app for an enhanced meal management experience.

LINQ Connect Features

  • Real-Time Account Management
  • Easy Account Replenishment
  • Autopay
  • Spending Limits
  • Meal and Purchase Tracking
  • Multi-Student Management
  • Notification Alerts
  • Menu Access and Nutritional Information
  • Language Selection
  • Convenient Free and Reduced Meal Application

Free and Reduced Meal Applications

Conveniently apply for free and reduced meal programs online or through the LINQ Connect app, streamlining the application process and ensuring your child receives the benefits they are entitled to.

Free/Reduced Meal Application

Need Additional Assistance? Contact Family Liaison Gabriela Cervantes at or 847-990-4245