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A guide to campus meal deals

Chloe Williams

Food on campus can be expensive, with a Chick-fil-A sandwich, fries and lemonade adding up to over $10. Luckily, almost every spot on campus offers a campus meal deal. This meal deal is $7.65 across all restaurants. Follow along as we give a complete guide to every campus meal deal available at UTSA.  

Freshens — JPL Food Court

  • Artisan grilled cheese with tomato soup dipper and fountain drink

Starbucks  — JPL Food Court

  • Ham and Swiss croissant with a tall hot or iced regular coffee 

Chick-fil-A  — JPL Food Court

  • Five-piece chicken nuggets with large fries and a fountain drink

Subway — JPL Food Court

  • Six-inch turkey or six-inch ham sub with chips and a fountain drink

RowdyMart — various locations


  • Sausage egg cheese on brioche and 12-ounce Java City coffee or 20-ounce Aquafina


  • Select fresh deli sandwich (not including Rising Roll sandwiches), chips and 20-ounce Aquafina

Panda Express — Student Union

  • Four-ounce portion of orange chicken or string bean chicken, choice of white rice or chow mein, two veggie spring rolls and a fountain drink

Freebirds — Student Union

  • Half Bird signature chicken or veggie burrito with a fountain drink

Rising Roll — Student Union


  • Grande burrito and a tall hot or iced coffee

Lunch, choice of:

  • Grilled cheese with chips and a fountain drink 
  • Harvest or Cobb salad with fountain drink

Prime Grill — Student Union

Choice of:

  • Junior prime burger with fries and a fountain drink
  • Two-piece tenders with fries and a fountain drink
  • Grilled cheese with fries and a fountain drink

Einstein Bro Bagel — Biotechnology Science and Engineering Building


  • Gourmet bagel with cream cheese shmear, hashbrown and a medium drip coffee


  • Cheezy veggie melt and medium drip coffee

Pizza Hut — Business Building

  • Italian meat pasta with a fountain drink

Rowdy’s Downtown Grill — Downtown campus, Frio Street Building

Choice of: 

  • Cheeseburger with chips and a fountain drink
  • Chipotle black bean burger with fountain drink

With all these options and the rising food costs, it is not as impossible as it seems to eat on campus for less than $10. What do you think? Are these meal deals worth the price?

Do you think these meals are worth the price?


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Chloe Williams
Chloe Williams, Managing Editor
Chloe (she/her) is a senior majoring in Business Marketing with a minor in Adaptive Decision Business Models. On her off days you can find Chloe thrifting, being a self-proclaimed food critic or outside enjoying nature. This is her third year at The Paisano and she is excited to serve as Managing Editor.

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