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 10 of 17 for the Semester

October 20th – 26th, 2014

Thursday 10/23/2014

Bacon, Kielbasa Pieces, Ham & Cheese Omelet, Cheese Omelet, Chocolate Chip Pancakes, Tater Barrels* and Grits*.
Meat Pizza, Veggie Pizza, Cheese Pizza, Vegan Pizza on Request*, 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
Chicken Satay, Beef Satay, Pork Satay, Shrimp Satay, Veggie Satay, Fruit Satay, Sticky Rice, Brown Rice & Yaskisoba Noodles

Friday 10/24/2014

Pork Links, Italian Sausage, Scrambled Eggs, Belgian Waffles, Belgian Waffles w/ Strawberries, Bacon Strata w/ Caramelized Onions, Hash Brown Potatoes*, and Cream of Rice*.

Fall Admissions Day

We will have about 300 visitors on campus today and they will be joining us at the J for lunch.

The Sandwich line will open at 9:00 AM and close at 10:45 AM

Both lines will be the same between 10:45 AM and 2:00 PM

Please join us early or later to avoid the lines.

Turkey Sub Sandwich, Chicken Tenders Wedge Cut Fries, Cheese Ravioli w/ Pesto Sauce, Vegan Falafel & Pita Bread Plates, Broccoli, Herbed Bread Sticks w/ cheese, Caesar Salad and Salad 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.
Hot Dogs 4-1, Polish Dog, Hot Link, Foot long Hot Dog, Veggie Dog,  Brats, Plus assorted toppings: Relish, Onions, Tomatoes, Chili, Nacho Cheese, cheese, bacon, grilled onions, fresh Jalapeno Kraut, Cole slaw, Guacamole, Fries and Mac and Cheese. Sauces: mustard, ketchup, bbq, thousand island, buffalo, chipotle ranch

Saturday 10/25/2014

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*, Dinner Roll* and Chicken Tender Bar.

Sunday 10/26/2014

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. 

Week 11 of 17 for this Semester.

October 27th – November 2nd, 2014

Monday 10/27/2014

Sausage Patties, Turkey Bacon, Hard Cooked Eggs, Pancakes, Tater Barrels*, Breakfast Muffins, Breakfast Muffins with Bacon, Cream of Wheat*.
BLTA (bacon, lettuce, tomato, avocado) Sandwich, BBQ Chicken, LTA (lettuce, tomato, avocado) Sandwich*, Macaroni and Cheese, Sweet Potato Fries*, Zucchini*, Portabella Pizza & Sandwich Bar
Skirt Steak Dijon, Vegan Hot & Spicy Tofu*, Apricot Dijon Chicken, Scored Potatoes, Brown Rice*, Wild Mushroom Ravioli w/ Cheese & Pesto Sauce, Veggie Pot stickers, Broccoli*, Dinner Rolls* &

Pho Bar.
Udon Noodles, Vermicelli Noodles, Rice Noodles, Prawns, Sliced pork, Sliced Beef, Chicken Strips, Vegetable Broth, Beef Broth, Chicken Broth, Veggie Eggroll, Pork Eggroll, Coconut Shrimp/Red curry coconut sauce, Tofu, Shredded Carrots, Chopped assorted Veggies, Limes, Basil, Cilantro leaves,  Bean Sprouts, Fresh Jalapenos, Green Onions and Mushrooms

Tuesday 10/28/2014

Italian Sausage, Bacon, Fried Eggs, Chocolate Chip Pancakes, Hashbrowns*, Breakfast Potatoes with Peppers, Onion, and Cheese; Oatmeal*.
Cheese Calzone, Pepperoni Calzone, Tri-Tip Sandwich, Antipasto Stuffed Baguettes, Veggie Tofu Focaccia Sandwich, Nacho Plates, Fresh Carrots* & Sandwich Bar
Chicken Chasseur, Baked Steelhead w/ Papaya Salsa, Mustard Crusted Tofu w/ Kale & Sweet Potatoes*, Spaghetti Milanese, Warm Bread Pudding w/ Carmel Sauce, Brown Rice*, Asparagus*, Bread Sticks & Gourmet Sandwich Bar.

Wednesday 10/29/2014

Sausage Links, Polish Sausage, Scrambled Eggs, Scrambled Eggs with Pepperjack Cheese, Sourdough French Toast, Tater Barrels*, Malt-o-Meal*.
Mac-n-Cheese Bar
Cheese mongers Mac -n- Cheese, Chipotle Sausage Mac -n- Cheese, Shells and Prawns Mac -n- Cheese, Bacon Swiss Cheese Mac -n- Cheese, Kraft® Mac -n- Cheese, Gluten Free Mac -n- Cheese, Vegan Mac -n- Cheese plus assorted toppings and Sandwich Bar.

Roasted Pork Loin, Honey Stung Chicken, Stuffed Portabella Mushroom, Spring Pasta, Vegan Spring Pasta*, Rice Pilaf, Mashed Potatoes*, Gravy, Veggie Medley*, Dinner Rolls* &
Wings Bar
Hot Wings, Garlicky Hot Wings, BBQ Wings, Teriyaki Wings, Breaded Wings, Veggie Winds, Side of Ranch or Blue Cheese Dressing, Celery & Garlic Fries

Thursday 10/30/2014

Bacon, Chicken Apple Sausage, Chef’s Choice Omelet, Chef’s Choice Omelet with Meat, Belgian Waffles with Strawberries, Shredded Hashbrowns*, Grits*.
Assorted Pizzas, Chicken Fajitas, Enchilada Casserole, Spicy Veggie Couscous*, Black Beans*, Fiesta Rice*, Corn* & Sandwich Bar
Beef Stroganoff, Grilled Chicken w/ Herb Oil, Buttered Noodles, Grilled Polenta with Bruschetta*, warm Apple Strudel, Gnocchi with Pesto, Zucchini* and Yellow Squash*, Dinner Rolls* & Sushi Bar.

Friday 10/31/2014

Sausage Patties, Ham, Three Cheese Omelets, Lorraine Omelets, Texas Toast, Potato Slices*, Cream of Rice*.
Greek Steak Pita, Pulled Seitan BBQ Sandwiches, Tempura Cod, Fries, Turkey Pinwheels, Veggie Pinwheels*, Italian Pinwheels, Cheese Shells / Marinara Sauce, Peas*, Garlic Bread & Sandwich Bar
Grilled Fresh Fish, Mongolian Beef, Sweet and Sour Chicken, Pork Fried Rice, Veggie Stir Fry with Tofu*, Sticky Rice*, Chicken Pot stickers, Wontons &
French Fry Bar
Shoestring fries, 3/8 Skin on fries, Tater tots, Sweet potatoes fries, Seasoned curly fries, Ranch wedge fries, Chili, Nacho cheese, Gravy, Bacon, Green onion, Fresh jalapenos, Olives, Tomatoes, Blue cheese and Sour cream

Saturday 11/1/2014

Ham, Sausage Patty, Scrambled Eggs, Belgian Waffles, Strawberry Sauce, Tater Barrels, Breakfast Croissants with Ham, Breakfast Croissants with No Meat, Oatmeal &
Ball Park Bar
Corndog, French Bread Pizza, Nachos, Garlic Fries, Salted Soft Pretzels (vegan!), Churros
Chicken Tenders, Hand Rolled Cheese Enchiladas, Spaghetti and Meatballs, Chipotle Twister Fries, Fiesta Rice*, Refried Beans*, Corn*, Flour & Corn Tortillas*, Garlic Bread, Caesar Salad with Chicken.

Sunday 11/2/2014

Sausage Links, Bacon, Denver Omelets, Cheese Omelets, Private Reserve Potatoes with Green Onion and Bacon, Potato Shreds*, Pancakes, Cinnamon Rolls, Grits* &
Burrito Bar.
8" and 10' flour Tortillas, Beef or Chicken Taco meat, Refried Beans, Fiesta Rice, Lettuce, Diced Tomatoes Cheddar Cheese, Jack Cheese, Green onions Jalapenos, Salsa, Sour cream, Olives Guacamole

Orange Glazed Cornish Game Hen with Wild Rice, Baby Back Ribs, Couscous with Roasted Garlic, Spinach, Mushrooms and Herbs*; Marinated Veggie Kabobs with Tofu*, Brown Rice*, Roasted Rosemary Potatoes*, Broccoli*, Dinner Rolls*.

* = VEGAN Most Dinner Bars contain vegan options.