Public Dining Options

Brody SquareMichigan State University (MSU) opens up its dining halls to the general public, allowing community members to experience our campus cuisine at an affordable price! Whether you're visiting the East Lansing area, in town for an event, or want to enjoy a meal with family, our all-you-care-to-eat dining halls are the ideal choice.

Learn more below and please contact us at 517-884-0660 or with any questions.


We accept debit/credit cards and various mobile payment options. Please note that all-you-care-to-eat locations are cashless to provide a contactless experience. Public pricing is listed below.

  • Breakfast: $9 plus tax
  • Lunch or Dinner: $13 plus tax
  • Children (ages 2-9 years): $6.75 plus tax*
  • Grab & Go for Holden and Holmes Dining Halls: à la carte

*Children under two years old eat free. To ensure that all guests enjoy their dining experience, adults bringing children are respectfully asked to closely supervise their young diners.

Retail locations like Sparty's mini-markets, Sparty's Market at 1855 Place, and Starbucks are also open to anyone! They accept cash, debit/credit cards, and various mobile payment options.



If you are interested in group dining options, please contact University Conference Services at 517-353-9300 or Please note that you cannot bring outside food or beverages, including cakes/desserts, into our dining locations on campus.