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

Congratulations to the 2022 Circle of Friends Scholarship Awardees

May 13, 2022

Each year, the Circle of Friends awards scholarships to eligible students who have demonstrated a dedication to their professional aspirations and have provided exemplary voluntary service to the community, university, or department.

Retired Professor Dr. Clarie Hollenbeck Honored With CHHS Dean’s Choice Award

May 3, 2022

At the College of Health and Human Sciences Awards Ceremony on April 22, 2022, retired Department of Nutrition, Food Science, and Packaging professor Dr. Clarie Hollenbeck received the Dean’s Choice Award.

History Highlight – 15 Years as the Department of Nutrition, Food Science, and Packaging

April 4, 2022

Our department has been known by a number of names over the years.

Upcoming Events

Event OnMar22

Benefit Cosmetics Presentation

Time:1:00 p.m.Location:Student Union, Meeting Room 1A (top floor)