Housing and Dining


Application process:

  1. Complete the SWTJC Housing Application.

  2. Receive a bacterial meningitis vaccine. This is state-mandated. Please note that a complete bacterial meningitis vaccine takes 10 days (to determine absence/presence of virus). You will not be eligible for housing until you have completed the vaccine process.

  3. Turn in application, documentation of bacterial meningitis vaccine, and $150 deposit to the SWTJC Business Office (located in the Flores building).
  4. Must complete, sign, and turn in Housing Contract to Business Office.
Please note that residents of the city of Uvalde will only be considered for housing after all other housing requests have been considered/filled.

Food Services

Matthews Student Center Hours:

Monday - Thursday
6:30 am to 6:00 pm

6:30 am to 2:00 pm

Cafeteria Serving Hours:

Breakfast - Monday, Wednesday & Friday 7:00 am to 8:00 am; Tuesday & Thursday 7:00 am to 9:00 am
Lunch - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Dinner - 5:00 pm to 6:15 pm 

Snack Bar Hours:

Breakfast - 7:00 am to 10:30 am
Lunch - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm 

The cafeteria accepts cash, checks, most major credit cards, and SWTJC SmartCards. 

SmartCards are issued to students and employees that can be used to check out books at the library, pay for printing, pay fines at the library and pay for food at the cafeteria.

Students who have purchased a meal plan will be provided with fourteen cafeteria meals a week.

Students or employees interested in the card can visit the Library to get the card and load it with money at the Business Office.  While the first card is free, replacement cards cost $25.


For further information on any of our services or to request campus meeting catering please contact Steven Garner, Food Services Manager, at (830) 591-7239.

Cafeteria Phone: (830) 591-7243

Monthly Cafeteria Menu

February 2018 add

Monday 2/5

Fried Catfish, Baked Chicken, Rice Pilaf, Corn & Rolls

Tuesday 2/6

Enchiladas, Chicken Fajitas, Rice & Beans

Wednesday 2/7

Meatloaf, Fried Chicken, Mashed Potatoes & Green Beans

Thursday 2/8

Smoked Pork Shoulder, Sausage, Rice & Beans

Friday 2/9

Popcorn Shrimp, Beef Quesadillas, Tater Tots & Corn on the Cob

Monday 2/12

Lasagna, Tuscan Chicken, Buttered Pasta, Mixed Vegetables & Garlic Bread

Tuesday 2/13

Enchiladas, Picadillo, Rice & Beans

Wednesday 2/14

Fried Catfish, Baked Chicken, Baked Potatoes, Green Beans & Rolls

Thursday 2/15

Pork Ribs, Smoked Sausage, Rice & Beans

Friday 2/16

Hamburgers, Popcorn Shrimp, Curly Fries & Corn

Monday 2/19

Chicken Fried Steak, Salisbury Steak, Mac & Cheese, Broccoli & Rolls

Tuesday 2/20

Enchiladas, Carne Guisada, Rice & Beans

Wednesday 2/21

Sweet & Sour Pork, Grilled Chicken Breast, Cilantro Rice, Mixed Vegetables & Egg Rolls

Thursday 2/22

Smoked Brisket, Sausage, Rice & Beans

Friday 2/23

Grilled Ham & Cheese, Spaghetti, Tater Tots & Mixed Vegetables

Monday 2/26

Chicken Fried Steak, Grilled Pork Chops, Roasted Potatoes & Corn

Tuesday 2/27

Enchiladas, Chicken Fajitas, Rice & Beans

Wednesday 2/28

Fried Chicken, Roast Beef, Mashed Potatoes & Green Beans

February Menu Print Version

On Campus Meeting Catering

The Food Services Department can provide meals for meetings or other on-campus gatherings with notice of at least one week prior to your event.  Please submit your request to Steven Garner, located in the Matthews Student Center or submit via email at

Food Services Work Order Form (.pdf)