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Help Tackle Hunger

From March 5 through April 7, the campus community is encouraged to donate to the MSU Student Food Bank as part of the Help Tackle Hunger Food Drive.

Student Spartan Chefs

MSU Culinary Services (CS) is proud to host the annual Student Spartan Chefs competition, which allows student chefs to showcase their culinary skills. Stop by Brody Square on Tuesday, March 27 beginning at 4:30 p.m. to cheer them on as they create an entrée and side dish out of a mystery basket of ingredients presented to their team.

MSU Bakers Storefront

MSU Bakers, the on-campus bakery at Michigan State University (MSU), recently announced the opening of an on-campus storefront. Located at 220 Service Road, the renovated space on the west side of the building allows the bakery to offer walk-in purchases of delicious made-from-scratch treats.


The National Association of College & University Food Services (NACUFS) Midwest Regional Conference is coming up March 25-27 in Madison, Wisconsin. Several Culinary Services team members will present at the event, sharing knowledge with foodservice professionals nationwide.

Spring Break Hours

Beginning Friday, March 2, spring break dining hours will be in effect through Sunday, March 11.

Spartan Linen Services winter clearance sale

Treat yourself to some new cold-weather apparel! Spartan Linen Services (SLS) is holding a winter clearance sale for a limited time, Feb. 26-March 2 at their retail store. Enjoy 25 percent off clearance items, coats, jackets, long-sleeved shirts, lounge pants, sweatshirts and hoodies. Name brand merchandise is available from Wrangler, Carhartt, Lee, Sport-Tek, North End, Jerzees, Nike and Van Heusen.

Brenda Nelson

Brenda Nelson, complex dining service manager for East Neighborhood, was recently honored with the Inspirational Woman of the Year Award in the Professional Advancement category by the MSU Center for Gender in Global Context (GenCen).

Presented in February 2018, the award is bestowed upon a woman who demonstrates a unique drive and passion for her career and contributes positively to MSU’s culture of excellence.

MDA Shamrocks Program

Throughout the month of February, Sparty's is proud to support the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). From Feb. 5-March 3, purchase a shamrock for $1 or $5 and write your name on it for display on site at the store, or make a donation in designated canisters near the register at all Sparty’s locations.

Try Us Tuesdays

For a limited time only, enjoy our Try Us Tuesdays special and eat lunch at any residential dining hall for $6.75! Every Tuesday in February, save $3.75 at the door from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

After trying us out, consider eating at a discounted rate every day with one of our many campus dining plans! Please use the quick links below for dining menus, locations and hours of operation as well as information about dining plan options.

New at Sparty's

The Sparty’s team recently made several improvements to enhance the Combo-X-Change program for dining plan holders. The featured product of the month promotion allows diners to include unique items with their combo for a limited time. Beginning with the first period of spring semester, three items are now offered each month: one A (beverage), one B (entrée) and one C (side). Previously, each period featured one add-on product.