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

April 2019 Lunch Menu add


Monday 4/1

Salisbury Steak Ranchero, Fried Chicken, Cheesy Potatoes, Corn & Rolls

Tuesday 4/2

Enchiladas, Chicken Fajitas, Rice, Beans & Tortillas

Wednesday 4/3

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

Thursday 4/4

Ribs, Smoked Sausage, Rice & Beans

Friday 4/5

Chicken Wings, Fried Catfish, Curly Fires & Broccoli

Monday 4/8

Chicken Fried Steak, Baked Tilapia, Mac & Cheese, Green Beans & Rolls

Tuesday 4/9

Enchiladas, Chicken Mole, Rice, Beans & Tortillas

Wednesday 4/10

Roast Beef, Turkey, Mashed Potatoes, Corn & Rolls

Thursday 4/11

BBQ Chicken, Smoked Sausage, Rice & Beans

Friday 4/12

Hamburgers, Popcorn Shrimp, Tator Tots & Broccoli

Monday 4/15

Lasagna, Tuscan Chicken, Buttered Pasta, Squash & Breadsticks

Tuesday 4/16

Enchiladas, Picadillo, Rice & Beans

Wednesday 4/17

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

Thursday 4/18

Ribs, Smoked Sausage, Rice & Beans

Friday 4/19

Good Friday Holiday/OFF

Monday 4/22

Chicken Fettucini Alfredo, Grilled Pork Chops, Roasted Potatoes & Bread Sticks

Tuesday 4/23

Enchiladas, Chicken Fajitas, Rice, Beans & Tortillas

Wednesday 4/24

Fried Chicken, Stuffed Bell Peppers, Scalloped Potatoes, Green Beans & Rolls

Thursday 4/25

Brisket, Smoked Sausage, Rice & Beans

Friday 4/26

Hamburgers, Crispy Beef Tacos, Tator Tots & Mixed Vegetables

Monday 4/29

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

Tuesday 4/30

Enchiladas, Carne Guisada, Rice & Beans

April 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)