Residential Dining

Dining Options

MIT Dining offers five dining halls, five cook-for-yourself residences, and meal plans designed with flexibility and choice in mind.

How and when we eat is personal, so when it comes to dining, MIT offers two options:

House Dining Meal Plans
This program offers a variety of fresh cuisines, specialized cooking stations that feature recipes from around the world, and hands-on cooking events throughout the academic year in five undergraduate dining halls:

  • Baker House
  • Maseeh Hall
  • McCormick Hall
  • Next House
  • Simmons Hall

Additionally, every meal plan option includes free guest passes.

Want to pay cash or TECHCash at the door? Prices are as follows:

  • Breakfast - $8.25
  • Brunch - $11.25 (Saturday and Sunday only)
  • Lunch - $11.25 (Monday - Friday only, served in the Howard Dining Hall at Maseeh Hall)
  • Dinner - $14

Cook-for-Yourself Communities
MIT supports students who wish to have individual control over their meals and dining schedule. Seven undergraduate residence halls, known as "cook-for-yourself" communities, are equipped with kitchens on each hallway or floor.

  • Burton Conner
  • East Campus
  • MacGregor House
  • New House
  • Random Hall

Note: Students in cook-for-yourself communities may enroll in a House Dining Meal Plan.