Iḷisaġvik Niġġivik

Niġġivik is full-service cafeteria that is open to students, faculty, staff and the general public. We’re located in the main Iḷisaġvik building at NARL, you’re just 5 minutes away from a tasty and affordable meal! All meals are all-you-can-eat buffet-style.

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Each year, students work with kitchen staff to review and revise the menu to ensure the kitchen serves culturally appropriate and appetizing meals.


Monday – Friday

  • Breakfast 7:30 am – 8:30 am
  • Lunch 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
  • Dinner 4:45 pm – 6:45 pm


  • Brunch 11:00 am – 2:00 pm


  • Brunch 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Questions? Call us at 852-1865.

Student Meal Plans

The meal plan includes breakfast, lunch and dinner Monday through Saturday; also including brunch, and dinner on Sundays. “To-go” meals are a regular portion size. With advance notice, the dining staff can serve meals in a “to-go” container for students who have classes until after closing time or under special circumstances for students who cannot be in the dining room during the regular meal hours.

Special Dietary Needs

With advance notice, every effort will be made to accommodate individual dietary needs.