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

Serving Hours
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

November 2019 Lunch Menu add


Monday 11/4

Chicken Fried Steak, Chopped Brisket Sandwich, Scalloped Potatoes, Green Beans & Rolls

Tuesday 11/5

Enchiladas, Carne Guisada, Rice & Beans

Wednesday 11/6

Roast Beef, Turkey, Mashed Potatoes, Corn & Rolls

Thursday 11/7

BBQ Ribs, Smoked Sausage, Rice & Beans

Friday 11/8

Orange Chicken, King Ranch Casserole, White Rice & Egg Rolls

Monday 11/11

Lasagna, Chicken Parmesan, Buttered Pasta, Broccoli & Bread Sticks

Tuesday 11/12

Enchiladas, Chicken Mole, Rice & Beans

Wednesday 11/13

Grilled Pork Chops, Fried Chicken, Mac & Cheese, Green Beans & Rolls

Thursday 11/14

Smoked Pork Shoulder, Sausage, Rice & Beans

Friday 11/15

Hamburgers, Popcorn Shrimp, Curly Fries & Corn

Monday 11/18

Fried Catfish, Salisbury Steak, Mashed Potatoes, Corn & Rolls

Tuesday 11/19

Enchiladas, Picadillo, Rice & Beans

Wednesday 11/20

Roast Turkey, Ham, Dressing, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans & Rolls

Thursday 11/21

BBQ Ribs, Smoked Sausage, Rice & Beans

Friday 11/22

Wings, Crispy Tacos, Tater Tots & Mixed Vegetables


November 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)