Eat at State News

Clean Plates at State

Clean Plates at State helps put environmental sustainability into perspective for campus diners, encouraging them to take simple steps to avoid wasting food.

Campus Cuisine

On-campus dining plans begin with breakfast on Saturday, Aug. 25. Combo-X-Change for students living on campus also starts on this date. This year, students living on receive one additional combo, or six total, and use has been extended into the weekend. Enjoy one Combo-X-Change per day six out of seven days of the week! Read more here.

Students Dining at Sparty's

After a comprehensive review of customer counts spanning over several years, MSU Culinary Services will transition residential dining halls and the MSU Union Food Court to a new late-night dining structure beginning fall semester 2018.

Sparty's Market

Michigan State University (MSU) Culinary Services (CS) has been awarded silver in the retail sales marketplace category and bronze in the residential dining special event category from the National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS). The recognitions honor Sparty’s Market and the Beauty and the Beast Dinner held at Hubbard Hall in October 2017.

Diners in Heritage Commons at Landon

In August 2018, changes will go into effect that impact off-campus dining plans and guest meal tickets, MSU department meal cards and MSU department charges.

Eat at State Bucks

After careful consideration and an evaluation of the program, MSU Culinary Services has determined that Eat at State Bucks will no longer be sold effective July 1, 2018, at the start of the new Fiscal Year.

Brenda Nelson

Brenda Nelson, complex dining service manager for East Neighborhood, recently received the 2018 Equity and Inclusion Award from the Michigan chapter of the American College Personnel Association (ACPA-MI).

Culinary Cup and Bake Off

By Hannah Holliday, student communications assistant, RHS Creative Services

W.J. Beal Botanical Garden

In the summer and early fall, the MSU College of Music invites the public to experience the ambiance of music and garden flora during a series of Music in the Garden outdoor concerts. The Eat at State ON-THE-GO Food Truck will be on site at W.J. Beal Botanical Garden offering food service during upcoming events for 2018.

Starbucks Company-wide Training Initiative

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Starbucks locations on campus at Michigan State University (MSU) will close at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, May 29, 2018, to allow team members to participate in company-wide racial-bias education. This includes Starbucks stores at 1855 Place, Wells Hall and Eli Broad College of Business as well as the Proudly Serving Café at Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum.