Northern Lights Food Court

Pay for what you eat! MSU-Northern's meal plan options are affordable and flexible for the 2022-2023 school year! 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. Check out our Food Court Menu!


  • Made to order Breakfast 
  • Fresh grill
  • Mexican
  • Daily Homemade Soup & Chili
  • Salad bar
  • Build your own sandwich bar
  • Lunch and Dinner specials
  • Convenient grab and go item


Monday-Friday: 7am to 7pm*
       Breakfast: 7am-10am
            Lunch: 11am-2:30pm
           Dinner: 3:30pm-7pm (Last order is at 6:45pm)

Saturday-Sunday and designated holidays: 10am to 5pm*
           Brunch: 10am-1pm
           Dinner: 2pm-5pm (Last order is at 4:45pm)

*For the safety of our Guests & Staff, we close for an hour between each meal time to clean. sanitize, and disinfect.

*Please note: Meal service is not provided during Thanksgiving, Winter Break, Spring Break, and when all of the residence halls are closed. 


Off Campus Students
Students living off campus can take advantage of the ease of eating on campus and pay with cash, credit card, or debit card. 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. Simply complete the Meal Plan or A La Carte Dollars Enrollment form.

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.

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.