Humboldt State University

Residents in the J

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this week's J menu:


Everyday at The J

  • Breakfast:
    Waffle Mix, Pancake Mix, Make Your Own Eggs, Fresh Bagels, Bulk Cereal, Yogurt Bar, Fresh Fruit Bar
  • Lunch:
    Made-to-Order Sandwiches, Fresh Fruit, Bottled Drinks, Ice Cream Bar, Salad Bar, Packaged Snacks, and Locally made Candy.
  • Dinner:
    Homemade Deserts, Salad Bar, Hot Soup, Ice Cream Bar, Local and Gourmet Ice Cream, Packaged Snacks and Desserts.

The J Grill


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Try a new veggie at The "J"

Past veggies of the week included organic yellow baby carrots, organic mache, arugula, radicchio, belgian endive, yellow fingerlings and purple potatoes, local leeks and rutabagas, jicama, and Diakon radish. These nutritious, delicious veggies were big hits!


Did you know?

Look for these local products at all your favorite HSU Dining Services locations:

Sjaak’s Chocolates
Brio Bread and Pastries
Drake’s Glen Creations Candy
Humboldt Creamery Dairy Products
Tofu Shop
Obento Sushi
Casa Lindra
Los Bagels
Vellutini Baking Co.
Eel River Organic Beef
Royal Cookie Capers
Humboldt Bay Coffee Company
Humboldt Grass Feed Beef
G Farms
Pierce Farms
Arcata Educational Farm
Sacho Strawberries
Wild Rose Farms

…and more!


Organics on the Salad Bar!

Make a delicious salad that's good for you and the planet! Visit our salad bar and try these organic options:

Cherry Tomatoes
Garbanzo Beans
Kidney Beans
Sunflower Shoots (locally grown)
Pea Shoots (locally grown)
Honey Mustard Dressing
Goddess Dressing

... and more coming soon!


Vegan? Vegetarian? Got Allergies?

The "J" is proud to offer alternative products including vegan, lactose-free rice cheeses, vegan Tofurkey slices, and gluten-free rice bread on our Sandwich Bar. Ask your sandwich maker for these tasty alternatives!

View Fall Semester Dining Schedule.

* = VEGAN Most Dinner Bars contain vegan options. 


Week 4 of 17 for this Semester.

September 8th – 14th, 2014

Friday 9/12/14

Pork Links, Linguisa, Farmer’s Casserole, Fried Eggs, Apple Cinnamon Pancakes, Hashbrown Triangles* and Cream of Rice*.

Pulled Pork Sandwich, Grilled Marinated Chicken Sandwich, Grilled Prawn Tacos. Fiesta Rice, Eggplant Parmesan, Fries, Garlic Bread, Fresh Veggies* Caesar Salad and Sandwich Bar

Capitan’s Platter in a basket, BBQ Chicken, Scalloped Potatoes, Tofu Sukiyaki*, Rice Pilaf, Veggies*, Veggie Egg Roll, Pot Stickers, Dinner Rolls* and Gourmet Burger Bar.

Saturday 9/13/14

Sausage Links, Ham, Cheese Omelets, Bacon and Cheese Omelets, Texas Toast, Hashbrown Triangles*, Potatoes w/ Cheese and Green Onion, Oatmeal* Turkey /Veggie Croissant Sandwich, Grilled Cheese, Grilled Ham and Cheese, and Soup Bar.

Pepperoni Calzones, Cheese Calzones, Vegan Garden Burgers*, Chicken Fillet Sandwich, Bowtie Pasta w/ Basil Mushroom Marinara*, Garlic Bread, Ranch Fries, Fresh Veggies*.

Sunday 9/14/14

Sausage Patties, Bacon, Fried Eggs, Pancakes, Breakfast Croissant w/ Canadian Bacon, Breakfast Croissant w/ Cheese, Potato Slices*, Grits*, Cinnamon Rolls and Nacho Bar.

Stuffed Chicken Breast, Prime Rib, Tri Colored Tortellini, Vegetarian Stack, Mini Baked Potato Bar, Brown Rice*, Asparagus* & Dinner Rolls*.


* = VEGAN Most Dinner Bars contain vegan options. 


Week 5 of 17 for the Semester

September 15th – 21st, 2014

Monday 9/15/2014

Bacon, Turkey Patties, Fried Eggs, Hard Boiled Eggs, Texas Toast, Hash browns*, Potatoes w/ Peppers, Onions, Cheese and Cream of Wheat*
Footling Hot Dogs, House made Chile, Vegan Dogs (available on request) Chicken Tenders, Bagel w/ Herbed Cream Cheese & Veggies, Bagel w/ Hummus & Veggies, Fettuccini Alfredo, Chicken Quesadilla, Ranch Wedge French Fries, Veggies and Sandwich Bar
BBQ Tri Tip, Jerk Chicken, Pasta Primavera*, Vegan Stuffed Tomatoes*, Brown Rice*, Cheesy Mashed Potatoes, Veggies*, Dinner Roll*

Thai Bar;
Thai Style Pork, Chicken Satay/Peanut Sauce, Thai Prawns, Pad Thai, Thai Stir Fry, Thai Eggrolls & Jasmine Rice

Tuesday 9/16/2014

Ham, Sausage Links, Scrambled Eggs, Cheddar Scrambled Eggs, Banana Pancakes, Tater Barrels* and Oatmeal*.
Steamed Asparagus*, Taquito Plate, Vegan Taquito Plate, Veggie Pinwheel w/ Hummus, Pepper Turkey & Jack on Sourdough, Pesto Pasta w/ Chicken & Veggies, Cheese Calzone,, Pepperoni & Cheese Calzone,  & Sandwich Bar
Grilled Chicken, BBQ Pot Roast, Sautéed Tofu w/ Kale*, Veggie Quiche, Herb Roasted Red Potatoes*, Acorn Squash, Cheese Manicotti, Dinner Roll*

Cajun Bar; Blacken Catfish, Cajun Chicken, Chicken and Sausage Gumbo, Cajun Fries, Okra, Red Beans and Rice & Cornbread

Wednesday 9/17/2014

Sausage Patty, Turkey Sausage, Fried Egg, Breakfast Burrito w/ Bacon, Breakfast w/o Meat, Potato Slices*, and Malt-O-Meal*.
Chicken Tinga, Beef Barbacoa, Chili Rellenos, Carnitas, Real Mexican Rice, Corn and Flour Tortillas, Refried Beans (veggie), Refried Beans w/ Lard, Pico de Gallo, Flan, Flour Tortillas w/ Cinnamon and Sugar & Sandwich Bar.
Chicken Pot Pie, Vegan Szechuan Tofu*, Baked Ziti, Vegetables*, Rice*, BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich, Fries, Garlic Bread, Fresh Green Beans and Nacho Bar.

Thursday 9/18/2014

Bacon, Kielbasa Pieces, Ham & Cheese Omelet, Cheese Omelet, Chocolate Chip Pancakes, Tater Barrels* and Grits*.
Meat Pizza, Veggie Pizza, Cheese Pizza, Foot long Hot Dog Mary Ann’s Pasta, Grilled Chicken w/ Cherry Peppers, Avocado, Jack Cheese & Arugula on a Ciabatta Bun, French Fries*,  Fresh Steamed Broccoli* & Sandwich Bar.
Oven Fried Chicken, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Braised Beef Tips, Gravy, Cheese Shells, Ratatouille*, Brown Rice*, Zucchini*, Dinner Roll* and Satay Bar

Friday 9/19/2014

Pork Links, Italian Sausage, Scrambled Eggs, Belgian Waffles, Belgian Waffles w/ Strawberries, Bacon Strata w/ Caramelized Onions, Hash Brown Potatoes*, and Cream of Rice*.
New York Steak Sandwich, Grilled Chicken w/ Avocado, Cheese Enchiladas, Stuffed Potatoes, Fiesta Rice*, Steak Fries*, Corn* & Sandwich Bar.
French Dip Sandwich, Fresh Fish with Cilantro Butter, Creamy Vegan Garlic w/ Roasted Cherry Tomatoes*, Fettuccine Alfredo, Rice Pilaf, French Fries*, Veggies*, Dinner Roll* and Gourmet Hot Dog Bar.

Saturday 9/20/2014

Sausage Link, Bacon, Provencal Omelets, Three Meat Omelet, Waffle Sticks w/ Blueberry Sauce, Grits*, Potato Shreds* and Taco Bar.
BBQ Chicken, Burgers, Bacon Burgers, Garden Burgers*, Veggie loaded Vegan Quesadilla*, Sea Shell Pasta, Fries*, Veggies* and Dinner Roll*.

Sunday 9/21/2014

Bacon, Ham, Fried Egg, Texas Toast, Potato Slices, Farmer Casserole, Biscuits, Biscuits & Gravy, Oatmeal* Cinnamon Rolls and Burger Bar*.
Stuffed Pork Chops, Fried Prawns, Chicken Jerusalem, Quinoa Stuffed Peppers, Roasted Sweet Potatoes w/ Fingerling Potatoes, Broccoli and Dinner Rolls




* = VEGAN Most Dinner Bars contain vegan options.