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Campus Food


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2 College Freshman

Campus Food: The cafe can get really bad sometimes. Like there won't be a lot of choices on the weekends and sometimes the food is just straight up nasty. But all the other source of food is pretty good. Like chi chic-fil-a, Burger King, subway, etc.

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3 College Sophomore

Campus Food: It keeps me in shape

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3 Recent Alumnus

Campus Food: The restaurants, dining areas, and the foods are good on campus.

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3 College Sophomore

Campus Food: The best food is in the Legacy. I could eat there everyday but the prices are high.

3 College Junior

Campus Food: The cafe is okay, but I highly prefer the Student Center


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Students receive some of the best home-cooked meals away from home throughout their college experience at JSU. Many students who are not from the South get the Southern meal, and some even learn how to cook Southern food so they can keep eating it after they graduate. There is a daily surprise from the chef, and he almost never lets the students down.

The campus dining halls serve a decent purpose for students who live on campus or do not have transportation to off-campus restaurants. The locations are close to the dormitories, so students do not have to walk a long distance to eat. Students can also use the student market that sells basic household needs. Many students spend most of their money at the surrounding restaurants due to campus dining closing before 7 p.m. If any student gains the Freshman 15, he or she has spent a tremendous time at a local or fast food restaurant.

Facts & Statistics

Meal Plan Available?
Average Meals/Week
Average Meal Plan Cost
$2894 per year
Freshman Meal Plan Required?
24-Hour Dining
Off-Campus Places to Use Flex Money

Dining Halls & Campus RestaurantsWhat's This?

The Heritage
Location: JSU Dining Hall, second floor
Food: All-you-can-eat buffet
Hours: Monday-Friday 6:30 a.m.-9 a.m., 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., 4 p.m.-6:30 p.m., 7 p.m.-10 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 2 p.m.-7 p.m., Sunday 8 a.m.-10 a.m., 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., 3 p.m.-7 p.m.
The Legacy
Location: Student Center, first floor
Food: Varied; serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Hours: Monday-Friday 7 a.m.-9 a.m., 11 a.m.-2 p.m., 4 p.m.-6 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Location: Campus Union (moving to JSU Student Center soon)
Food: Sandwiches
Hours: Daily 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
The Tiger Den
Location: JSU Student Center
Food: Barbecue, takeout
Hours: Monday-Friday 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
University Market
Location: JSU Student Center annex
Food: Convenience store items, snacks
Hours: Monday-Friday 6 a.m.-10 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Student Polls

What are the best food options on campus?    Based on 87 responses

  • 20% Subway and chic filet
  • 14% I believe all food options on campus are good
  • 11% The Legacy
  • 11% The Student Center
  • 10% Boston's
  • 9% Burger King
  • 7% The Penguin
  • 7% The Dining Hall
  • 6% Pizza Hut
  • 3% Mississippi Kitchen
  • 1% Wow cafe

Rate campus dining on the following topics    Based on 116 responses

Very poor
  • Convenient hours
  • Ethnic/kosher options
  • Healthy/organic options
  • Late-night options
  • Quality
  • Value
  • Variety/number of options
  • Vegetarian/vegan options
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