MIT Dining

MIT Dining

Nourishing the Institute

Our Mission

MIT Dining

MIT Dining advances the Division of Student Life’s mission, ‘we are here for students’, by collaboratively working with students, departments, labs, and centers to create a campus where everyone has access to healthy, affordable, and culturally meaningful food served in an environment designed for social connections, sustainability, and innovation.

Please read important updates on Koch Cafe and Steam Cafe from August 11, 2023.

Let's Eat

Important Dates & Need to Know:


  • 2023-2024 Fall Meal Plan Change Period: The meal plan change period is August 11 through September 1. Please make changes before the fall semester to avoid any additional account charges
  • Fall Dining dollars can now be added to meal plans. Please note that funds can be accessed the day after the change period ends, which is Friday,  September 1
  • Fall meal plans begin with breakfast at Maseeh dining hall on Saturday, September 2
  • Watch for upcoming news on the W20 reopening. This year’s Commonwealth Kitchen Launchpads include BibimBox, Carolicious, and Tawakal Halal Café.


Did You Know?

  • Meal plan information for 2023-2024 is now available on our website. Please review the minimum plan requirement grid on the meal plan webpage.
  • Local and on-campus retail dining locations that accept Dining Dollars and/or TechCASH are available on our website

The Dining Download

Interested in the latest updates from MIT Dining?  See below for recent editions of the Dining Download, a semi-regular e-newsletter from MIT Dining with updates and (tasty) reminders about on-campus dining.  

*Please check the retail dining page for current days and hours.