Photo of the Central Classroom Building at San Jose State University.
The Central Classroom Building is home to the Department of Nutrition, Food Science, and Packaging.

First nutrition department in the California State University system

Since 1911, we have been empowering students through knowledge, skills, and practical experience to become qualified professionals in the fields of dietetics, applied nutrition and food sciences, food management, and packaging.

Latest News from Our Blog

Spring 2021 Graduation Celebration

June 15, 2021

On May 26, our department celebrated our spring 2021 semester graduates via the video conferencing application, Zoom.

Three Department Faculty Members are Recognized for Their Milestone Years of Service

May 4, 2021

At the 22nd Annual Faculty Service Recognition Event in April, faculty members from our department were recognized for their years of service.

Packaging Student Receives Honorable Mention in Student Flexible Packaging Design Challenge

April 5, 2021

In a contest held by the Flexible Packaging Association, Packaging Program student Jai Araujo was awarded an Honorable Mention for their “Running Water” design.