All SWTJC locations will be closed Monday, January 21st in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday. The first day of class for the Spring 2019 16 Week Semester will be on Tuesday, January 22nd.

Welcome to the Food Services Department 

Our mission is to provide campus food services including both a snack bar and cafeteria in the Matthews Student Center to students, faculty, staff and guests.


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

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.

Monthly Cafeteria Menu

November 2018 Lunch Menu add


Monday 11/5

Tuscan Chicken, Lasagna, Buttered Pasta, Broccoli & Breadsticks

Tuesday 11/6

Enchiladas, Picadillo, Rice & Beans

Wednesday 11/7

Baked Tilapia, Pork Chops, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans & Rolls

Thursday 11/8

Ribs, Smoked Sausage, Rice & Beans

Friday 11/9

Wings, Quesadillas, Tater Tots & Corn

Monday 11/12

Fried Catfish, Salisbury Steak, Mac & Cheese, Broccoli

Tuesday 11/13

Roasted Turkey, Dressing, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans

Wednesday 11/14

Meatloaf, Baked Chicken, Mashed Potatoes, Corn & Rolls

Thursday 11/15

Smoked Pork Shoulder, Sausage, Rice & Beans

Friday 11/16

Wings, Chicken Taquitos, Curly Fries & Corn

Monday 11/26

Chicken Cordon Bleu, Roasted Pork Loin, Scalloped Potatoes, Mixed Veg & Rolls

Tuesday 11/27

Enchiladas, Chicken Fajitas, Rice & Beans

Wednesday 11/28

Chicken Fried Steak, Stuffed Bell Peppers, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans & Rolls

Thursday 11/29

Smoked Pork Shoulder, Sausage, Rice & Beans

Friday 11/30

Wings, Quesadillas, 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)