MIT Dining

MIT Dining

Residential, retail &
catering options for
the MIT community

Daily MIT Dining Updates

Food and dining resources, updated regularly.


Baker, Maseeh, McCormick Dining Halls: Open seven days a week. Brunch 10 am - 2 pm | Dinner 4 pm - 8 pm. Please see House Dining section below to see who may access meals. Brunch and Dinner Menus for each house may be subject to change.

TechMart in Maseeh Hall's Flowers Dining Room: Open Sunday - Thursday, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Area grocery stores:

List of Local Businesses Accepting TechCASH. Please verify if the business is open before ordering or visiting.

https://techcash.mit.edu/locationsnew.php

Local Grocery and Delivery Information

https://boston.eater.com/2020/3/27/21193968/boston-grocery-stores-meal-kit-deliveries

City of Cambridge

Costco and Target Shuttle
The Division of Student Life sponsors a shuttle to transport students to and from Costco and Target during the academic year on specified Sundays.

Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods Market Shuttle*
The Division of Student Life sponsors a shuttle every Sunday and Wednesday during the academic year to transport MIT students to and from Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods Market in Cambridge. The shuttle makes stops at on-campus residences and FSILGs, and passes through Kendall Square and Central Square.

*In an effort to promote food access and increased transportation options to area grocery stores, MIT Parking & Transportation has partnered with the Division of Student Live to offer Wednesday service in addition to the traditional Sunday schedule.  

Dining Modifications for March 2020


As MIT responds to COVID-19, MIT Dining is supporting undergraduate students who receieved exceptions from moving off-campus as well as graduate students, faculty, staff, and affiliates. Please note: conditions change rapidly, and MIT Dining may have to alter hours and service levels without notice. If you have questions, please email foodstuff@mit.edu.

If You Feel Sick
Please avoid dining halls and retail eateries. Call MIT Medical at 617-253-4481 (24 hours) for guidance. 

House Dining 

All undergraduates in emergency on-campus housing are automatically enrolled in a no-cost bridge dining plan so they can eat brunch and dinner seven days-a-week. Carry-out brunch (10 am - 2 pm) and carry-out dinner (4 pm - 8 pm) will be available in the dining halls in Baker House, Maseeh Hall, and McCormick Hall. Please note that students can only access dining areas for carry-out in the buildings in which they live. GRAs, graduate students, and house team members in all other residence halls can enter Maseeh dining hall for carry-out meals. To maintain compliance with regulations set by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, no more than ten students are permitted within the dining hall carry-out line at a time.  

Hours. Brunch will be served from 10 am - 2 pm, and dinner will be served from 4 pm - 8 pm in Maseeh Hall (for undergraduates living in Maseeh and graduate students), Baker House (for undergraduates living in Baker), and McCormick (for undergraduates living in McCormick). All service is carry-out only to align with Massachusetts public health requirements. Access to dining for heads of house, GRAs, and area directors.  

SwipeShare
Graduate students who need help obtaining adequate nutrition can receive some meal swipes through SwipeShare. Please note that brunch (10 am - 2 pm) and dinner (4 pm - 8 pm) will be served in Maseeh dining hall. As of March 17, service is carry-out only to align with Massachusetts public health requirements.

Student Center
The Student Center will remain closed until further notice.

TechMart - Reopens Tuesday, March 17 in Maseeh's Flowers Dining Room
Hours are 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, Sunday through Thursday. Credit cards, debit cards, TechCASH and cash accepted. As a precaution against potentially spreading illness, only two customers are permitted in the market at a time.

Retail Dining
Retail dining across campus is closed until further notice.

Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods Market Shuttle*
The Division of Student Life sponsors a shuttle every Sunday and Wednesday during the academic year to transport MIT students to and from Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods Market in Cambridge. The shuttle makes stops at on-campus residences and FSILGs, and passes through Kendall Square and Central Square.

*In an effort to promote food access and increased transportation options to area grocery stores, MIT Parking & Transportation has partnered with the Division of Student Live to offer Wednesday service in addition to the traditional Sunday schedule.  

Dining at MIT

MIT Dining offers a wide range of services and options to feed the MIT community.


From residence halls to meetings and events, MIT Dining offers numerous venues and programs to help feed students and community members. Primary among these is our house dining program, which provides a number of meal plans designed to offer flexibility and choice in five dining halls across MIT's west campus. There are also cook-for-yourself communities in which students may find well-equipped kitchens for cooking individual meals, or in groups to build community.

Learn more about meal plans

Sign Up For a Meal Plan Now


Additionally MIT Dining oversees retail food service options, from familiar quick-service concepts to popular food trucks. The retail dining page contains information on the locations and hours of retail dining operations across campus.

Find out what's open and what's closed at any time

Lastly MIT Dining offers several catering options, all dedicated exclusively to serving the MIT community and its affiliates. MIT's on-campus caterers offer a broad range of services and are happy to cater to your specific needs and budget.

Check out our caterers

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