Howard Dining Hall

MIT Dining wins the New England Food Vision Prize

December 06, 2019

MIT Dining, in collaboration with the MIT Office of Sustainability, has been selected as one of six recipients of the 2019 Henry P. Kendall Foundation New England Food Vision Prize. Launched by the Henry P.


6am Health food options inside the Fresh Fridge

New vending machines in Student Center and Building 16 expand fresh food options on campus

October 07, 2019

To expand the fresh, healthy meal choices on campus, MIT Dining last week rolled out a pilot of 6am Health’s Fresh Fridge vending machines in the Stratton Student Center’s 5th floor center lounge (W20) and in the vending-machine area at the first-floor intersection of Buildings 16 and 26.


TechMart Grand Opening

TechMart at-cost grocery pilot opens in Rebecca’s Café on the second floor of Walker Memorial

September 24, 2018

When the Food Insecurity Solutions Working Group (FISWG) submitted their report in spring 2017 to Suzy Nelson, vice president and dean for student life, one recommendation stood out: open a low-cost grocery sto


Compass Group to manage new food and dining contract

April 27, 2018

Following a two-year process that started with a review of existing dining data, a selection committee of students, faculty heads of house, and staff from the Division of Student Life (DSL) has selected Compass Group and its subsidiaries Bon Appétit and Restaurant Associates to take on the new, expa

Undergraduate, Housing, Dining, Graduate

Rebecca's Cafe

Rebecca's Café Serves Up New Operating Hours

April 13, 2018

After receiving feedback from diners about its operating hours, Rebecca’s Late Night Café in Walker Memorial’s (Building 50) Pritchett Dining Hall is now open from 3-11 pm, Monday through Friday.



Food Insecurity Solutions Working Group Releases Findings and Recommendations

March 20, 2018

Recent survey data show that 2-8 percent of MIT graduate students and as many as 13 percent of MIT undergraduates do not have enough to eat. And the problem is not unique to MIT: other similar schools report that about 20 percent of their students struggle with food insecurity.

Wellness and Support, Undergraduate, Dean for Student Life, Dining, Graduate

Suzy Nelson

Three Questions with Suzy Nelson

February 09, 2017

Suzy Nelson started as MIT’s vice president and dean for student life on July 1, 2016. She came to the Institute after a national search and brings broad experience from managing student affairs and residential life at Colgate University, Harvard University, and Cornell University to the role. During her first semester at the Institute, Nelson worked with students, faculty, and staff to invigorate the Division of Student Life’s mission and goals, and is leading major projects related to residence hall development and renovation, student support, and diversity and inclusion.

Wellness and Support, Student Groups, Student Governance, Housing, Dean for Student Life, Dining, FSILG