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

WHISK Provides Student-Led, Hands-on Nutrition Education and Cooking

November 1, 2021

Wellness and Health Inspired Student Kitchens are a vetted resource for hands-on nutrition programming for the San José State University community. 

Circle of Friends Offers Scholarships to Department Students

October 4, 2021

The Circle of Friends, founded in 1992, is a coalition of alumni, faculty, students, and friends who have joined together to provide ongoing private support to sustain the Department of Nutrition, Food Science, and Packaging’s dedication to excellence.

Department undergraduate advisors add in-person advising

September 13, 2021

For in-person advising, you can meet with Kasey on Tuesdays or with Desiree on Fridays from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Industrial Studies 229.