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

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.

The Department of Nutrition, Food Science, and Packaging celebrates it’s 110-year anniversary

August 2, 2021

In celebration of the Department of Nutrition, Food Science, and Packaging’s 110-year anniversary, let us remember where it all began.

Spring 2021 Graduation Celebration

June 15, 2021

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