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 Snack Bar Hours
Monday - Friday Monday - Friday
Breakfast: 7:00 am to 8:00 am Breakfast: 7:00 am to 10:30 am
Lunch: 11:00 am to 1:00 pm Lunch: 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Dinner: 4:00 pm to 6:15 pm Dinner: Closed

Happy Hour: 1:30 pm to 4:00 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

October 2018 Lunch Menu add


Monday 10/1

Fried Chicken, Salisbury Steak Ranchero, Mac & Cheese, Corn & Rolls

Tuesday 10/2

Enchiladas, Chicken Fajitas, Rice, Beans & Tortillas

Wednesday 10/3

Grilled Pork Chops, Baked Chicken, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans & Rolls

Thursday 10/4

Ribs, Smoked Sausage, Rice & Beans

Friday 10/5

Hamburgers, Fried Catfish, Curly Fries & Broccoli

Monday 10/8

Chicken Fried Steak, Baked Tilapia, Scalloped Potatoes, Mixed Vegetables & Rolls

Tuesday 10/9

Enchiladas, Chicken Mole, Rice & Beans

Wednesday 10/10

Beef Tips, Baked Chicken, Mashed Potatoes, Corn & Rolls

Thursday 10/11

Pork Ribs, Smoked Sausage, Rice & Beans

Friday 10/12

Chicken Wings, Pulled Pork Sandwich, Tater Tots & Mixed Vegetables

Monday 10/15

Chicken Cordon Bleu, Turkey, Roasted Potatoes, Mixed Vegetables & Rolls

Tuesday 10/16

Enchiladas, Picadillo, Rice, Beans & Tortillas

Wednesday 10/17

Fried Chicken, Grilled Pork Chops, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans & Rolls

Thursday 10/18

Brisket, Smoked Sausage, Rice & Beans

Friday 10/19

Wings, Beef Quesadillas, Curly Fries & Edamame Beans

Monday 10/22

Tuscan Chicken, Lasagna, Buttered Pasta, Zucchini & Bread Sticks

Tuesday 10/23

Enchiladas, Chicken Fajitas, Rice, Beans & Tortillas

Wednesday 10/24

Baked Chicken, Chicken Fried Steak, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans & Rolls

Thursday 10/25

Ribs, Smoked Sausage, Rice & Beans

Friday 10/26

Chicken Taquitos, Popcorn Shrimp, Tater Tots & Corn

Monday 10/29

Fried Catfish, Salisbury Steak, Mac & Cheese, Mixed Vegetables & Rolls

Tuesday 10/30

Enchiladas, Pork Asado, Rice, Beans & Tortillas

Wednesday 10/31

Stuffed Bell Peppers, Baked Chicken, Rice Pilaf, Corn & Rolls

October 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)