Food Service

Students and visitors have a variety of dining choices available to them. Grab a quick snack or coffee on the go, or sit down for lunch with food services at Jackson College!

Robert Snyder Dining Commons

Potter Center

Located on the first floor of the Potter Center, the Robert Snyder Dining Commons serves a full menu of lunch options including hot food items, a chef and grill station, salad bar, ice cream, desserts and fountain beverages.

During mealtime hours, all students and employees will either need a swipe card, cash, credit or debit card to enter. This will give you a trip to the food counter with access to a large selection of hot entrees, à la carte items, salad, sandwiches, made to order daily specials, dessert and drink!

Hours – Summer 2024

  • Monday – Friday: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Saturday – Sunday: Closed


  • Students: $13
  • Employees: $12


View this week’s menu

Jax’s Place will be closed for the duration of the spring 2024 semester, except for when the Potter Center dining commons is closed.

Jet Fuel Coffee Shop

William Atkinson Hall

The Jackson College Coffee Shop features coffees, smoothies, scones and baked goods, as well as grab-and-go sandwiches, salads and deli items. Limited breakfast items will also be available.

Hours – Summer 2024

  • Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Saturday – Sunday: Closed

CateringInternal Catering

Food service arrangements must be made through the catering service on Central Campus. Memorable Events Catering offers a complete line of menus ranging from breakfast, lunch and dinner items to snacks and refreshments.

Internal Catering

CateringExternal Catering

Jackson College’s Memorable Events Catering can help make your reception, reunion, business meeting or special event a success!

External Catering

Meal Plan Options

Commuter meal plan

The commuter meal plan is available to students who do not reside in one of our on-campus residence halls. Students living in Maroon hall, Gold hall or Campus View will receive the maroon meal plan and should log into their self-service portal to view their meal plan contract.

Meal plan options

  • 8 meals per week • $1,560 per semester
  • $500 in Jet Fuel dollars • $500 per semester

Sign up for commuter meal plan

Jet Fuel Card

The Jet Fuel Card is the official identification card for students and employees of Jackson College and offers a convenient prepaid account for making food purchases on Central Campus.

Add money to Jet Fuel Card


Jet fuel bucks can be added to student’s card online at Visitors can register for an account or can follow the steps to ‘quick add’ and search for a student by their last name and student ID number. The process for adding jet fuel to a card online is not instantaneous. Please allow one business day for the Jet fuel to be available on the card.

Please Note:

  • Added Jet fuel does not expire, and it stays on the student’s card for the length of their stay at JC. If there are funds left, there is a process for students to request it be refunded.
  • Financial aid cannot be used to purchase additional jet fuel bucks.
  • Meal plan jet fuel bucks do expire at the end of the semester.