Campus Dining & Catering

Aladdin campus dining

What's Cooking on Campus

John Jay College and its food services partner, Aladdin Campus Dining, are fully committed to providing our campus community with a wide assortment of delicious, healthy and nutritious meal options.

  • Aladdin offers dining services that feature high-quality standards, reasonably priced selections and a variety to support the diverse needs of our community
  • You can pay using cash, credit/debit, digital wallet, and the Aladdin meal plan (see more information below).
  • Find the 2024 Guide to Dining here.

Locations & Hours

Dining Hall (2nd Floor, New Building)
Monday-Thursday 7:30am-7:30pm
Friday 7:30am-3:00pm

JJ’s Café (1st Floor, New Building)
Monday-Thursday 8:30am-3:30pm
Friday 8:30am-4:00pm

Lil Jay’s Café (L3, New Building)
Monday-Friday 8:00am-3:30pm

Meal Plans

Aladdin offers meal plans for students, faculty and staff, and bonus spending cash based on the value you add to your Aladdin meal plan account. Students enjoy the added benefit of tax-free spending when using their Aladdin meal plan. You can create a Aladdin meal plan account here or through the CUNY Dining Portal.


Offering everything from morning breakfast baskets to full event planning, Aladdin’s catering professionals will assist you in selecting one of their special options or design an original custom menu tailored to your specific needs and take care of all the details to make your next event memorable. 

Find the 2024 Catering Menu here and the Student Catering Menu here. Contact Ruchelle Muller, Catering Coordinator, at or with catering requests.

Additional information about Aladdin’s services can be found here.