Northern Lights Food Court

Pay for what you eat! MSU-Northern's meal plan options are affordable and flexible for the 2019-2020 school year! We have a menu with a-la-carte pricing. Our computerized cash register deducts the value of the food selected from your account using your North Card or you can use your credit card, check, or cash payment. It is the easiest way to eat on campus!


  • Made to order Breakfast 7am-10:30am
  • Fresh grill
  • Mexican
  • Daily Homemade Soup & Chili
  • Salad bar
  • Build your own sandwich bar
  • Lunch and Dinner specials
  • Convenient grab and go items

Residence Hall Students
Living on campus is more affordable with our housing and dining rates. All residence hall students are required to purchase one of these meal plans.

Mission Statement

The mission of MSU-Northern Dining Services is to provide high quality, reasonably priced, nutritious food to our students in a clean, comfortable, and friendly environment.


Due to COVID19, hours of operation will allow for an hour between meals for cleaning purposes.

Monday-Friday: 7am to 7pm
     Breakfast: 7am-10am
     Lunch: 11am-3pm
     Dinner: 4pm-7pm

Saturday-Sunday: 10am to 5pm with a limited menu
     Brunch: 10am-1pm
     Dinner: 2pm-5pm

Please note: Meal service is not provided during Thanksgiving, Winter Break, Spring Break, and when all of the residence halls are closed. Limited hours are available during Observed Holidays when there are no classes and offices are closed.

Food Court Menu

The North Card

Off Campus Students
Students living off campus can take advantage of the ease of eating on campus and pay with cash, credit card, debit card or with a flex account. You can even use your financial aid to put money on your North Card to be used to purchase meals if you have enough funds available. Eating on campus offers a great value for fresh nutritious selections every day at every meal.

Faculty/Staff Meal Plans
Let the Northern Lights Food Court do the cooking! The faculty/staff payroll deduction program gives you access to delicious, nutritious, and convenient meal options right here on campus. With a la cart pricing, you only pay for the items you choose. You can pick up just a drink or an entire meal and pay with your North Card. Simply complete the Faculty/Staff Meal Plan Payroll Deduction form and start eating on campus today.