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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 14 of 17 for this Semester. 

November 17th – 21st, 2014

Monday 11/17/14


Grilled Ham, Bacon, Cheese Omelets, Sausage & Cheese Omelets, Pancakes, Potato Slices*, and Cream of Wheat*


Turkey Burger, Sloppy Joes, Club Sandwiches, Cheese Ravioli in a pesto cream sauce, Fries*, Onion Rings, Fresh Broccoli* Veggie Croissant & Sandwich Bar


Sirloin Steak w/ Herb Butter, Mushrooms & Onions, Roast Pork, Mashed Potatoes, Vegan Stuffed Acorn Squash*, Rice Pilaf, Shrimp & Couscous Jambalaya, Grilled Zucchini & Squash*, Dinner Roll* and Mac & Cheese Bar.

Cheese Mongers Mac -n-Cheese, Chipotle Sausage Man-n-Cheese, Bacon Swiss Mac-n-Cheese, Kraft® Mac-n- Cheese, Vegan Mac-n-Cheese, Gluten Free Mac-n-Cheese plus assorted toppings

Tuesday 11/18/14


Polish Sausage, Sausage Links, Scrambled Eggs, Biscuits & Sausage Gravy, Texas Toast, Diced Hashbrowns*, Potatoes w/ Cheese, Meat & Green Onions and Oatmeal*.


Meat & Veggie Calzone, Cheese Calzone, Garlic Bread, Fresh Brussel Sprouts*, Vietnamese Chicken Sandwich (hot), Spring Pasta (vegan upon request*), Fries*, and Sandwich Bar


Chicken Marsala, Steak Fajitas, Fiesta Rice*, Refried Beans*, Broccoli Cheese Stuffed Potatoes, Fettuccine Alfredo, Tofu Kurma*, Dinner Roll* and

Ramen Bar

Beef and Chicken Broth, Veggie and Green Curry, Curly and Straight Noodles, Thick and Thin Noodles, Chicken, Beef, Pork and Prawns, Tofu, Cabbage mix, Bean Sprout, Green Onions, Carrots, Bamboo Shoots, Red and Yellow Bell Peppers, Watercress and assorted Sauces. 

Wednesday 11/19/14


Sausage Patty, Chicken Apple Sausage, Hard Boiled Eggs, Breakfast Croissant, Breakfast Croissant w/ Meat, Waffle Sticks, Tater Barrels* and Malt-O-Meal*. 


International Education Week

Indian Bar

Tandoori Chicken, Shahi Lamb Korma (Lamb & Cashew Nut)), Masala Aloo* (Spicy Potatoes), Mattar Pulao* (Peas Pulao), Naan (Pita Bread), Tofu Kurma*, Brown Rice* and Sandwich Bar


Teriyaki Chicken, Veggie Stir Fry*, Sticky Rice*, Veggie Turnovers, Spinach Enchiladas, Beef and Broccoli, Frijoles de la Hoya, Corn* and Dinner Rolls* and

Chicken Tender Bar.

Chicken Tenders, Chicken Nuggets, Seasoned Chicken Tenders, Chicken Fingers, Vegetarian Nuggets, Seasoned Fries, 3/8 skin on fries, Sauces;  BBQ, Sweet and Sour, Honey, Ranch, Chipotle Ranch and Hot and Spicy 

Thursday 11/20/14


Chorizo, Bacon, Breakfast Sausage Quesadillas, Breakfast Quesadillas, French Toast Sticks, Potato Slices* and Oatmeal*.


Meat Pizza, Veggie Pizza, Cheese Pizza, Vegan Pizza* (on request) White Lasagna w/ Chicken and Mushrooms, Beef & Arugula and Blue Cheese Sandwich, Bruschetta (can be made vegan)* Cheesy Bread Sticks, Zucchini* and Sandwich Bar


Chicken w/ Hunter Sauce, Orzo w/ Garlic & Olive Oil, Yankee Pot Roast, Roasted Red Potatoes*, Black Bean Quesadillas, Vegan Black Bean Quesadillas* (on request), Vegetarian Tamales, Fiesta Rice*, Veggies*, and Dinner Rolls* and

Pasta Bar

Cheese Raviolis/Cream Sauce, Meat Tortellini/Meat Sauce, Penne Pasta, Linguine, Tri Color Cavatappi Bowtie, Meat ball Sauce, Tomaso (local) Marinara, Garlic Bread and Grilled Mushrooms


J Grill last night for Thanksgiving Break

J Grill CLOSED 11-21-14 thru 11-29-2014

OPENS Sunday, 11/30/2014 4:30 – 9:00 PM 

Friday 11/21/14


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 Marinated Sandwich* (On request) Tofu Grilled Prawn Tacos. Fiesta Rice, Eggplant Parmesan, Eggplant Parmesan w/o cheese* (on request) Fries, Garlic Bread, Fresh Veggies* Caesar Salad and Sandwich Bar 

Dinner: 4:30 to 6:30 PM

Capitan’s Platter in a basket, BBQ Chicken, Roasted Yams*, Tofu Sukiyaki*, Rice Pilaf, Veggies*, Veggie Egg Roll, Pot Stickers, Dinner Rolls*

 * = VEGAN Most Dinner Bars contain vegan options. 

J Closed 11-22-14 thru 11-30-2014

The J Opens on Monday 12-1-2014 at 7:15 AM

Have a safe and enjoyable Thanksgiving break. 

Dining Thanksgiving Break Schedule

J Logo

The J

Friday 11/21/14 closes at 6:30 PM

Closed Saturday, 11/22/14 through Sunday, 11/30/14

Regular J resume Monday, December 1, 2014

J Grill

The last night is Thur, 11-20-14 closed 11-21 thu 29

                   Opens Sunday, 11-30-14 4:30 PM to 9:00 PM         

College Creek Marketplace Logo




College Creek Marketplace

Friday, November 21; 7:45 AM to 9:00 PM

Saturday & Sunday, 11-22 & 23; 12:00 to 4:00 PM

Monday – Wednesday 7:45 AM to 3:30 PM

Closed Thursday, Friday & Saturday

Sunday, 12-1 12:00 PM to 12:00 AM

Regular hours resume Monday, December 1, 2014


Giant's Cupboard Logo



1st floor JGC                       Giant’s Cupboard

Friday November 21, 2014; 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Saturday, November 22 to Saturday, November 29, 2014

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM except Closed Thursday 11-27-14

Regular hours resume Sunday, December 1, 2014


Week 15 of 17 for this Semester.

December 1st – 7th, 2014

Monday 12/1/2014


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 12/2/2014


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 12/3/2014


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 12/4/2014


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 12/5/2014


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 12/6/2014


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 12/7/2014


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.