Food Services & Vending

Aladdin is Middle Georgia State University (Dining Services, through the food services contractor Aladdin, endeavors to affordably provide the most exceptional food, customer service and experiences that resources allow across MGA’s residential campuses in Cochran, Eastman and Macon.  Dining Services provides a variety of hot meals and refreshment options in the Dining Halls and in prominent national brand outlets in Cochran and Macon and at Runway Cafe in Eastman.  Catering services are available on all MGA campuses. 

All MGA resident students are required to purchase a meal plan, and all student groups and visitors are welcome to utilize MGA Dining Services.  For the latest menu options, pricing and hours of operation please visit the Dining Services website.


Beverage, and snack vending services are offered at various convenient locations throughout MGA. Beverage and snack vending machines accept credit, debit, cash, coin, ApplePay and Google Wallet payment methods. Beverage and laundry vending machines accept Duke Dollars through use of the Knight Card. Refunds for beverage and snack vending can be requested in person at the Bursars Office. For any questions or concerns related to campus vending, please contact Auxiliary Services at