students meeting around table in C-store

Campus Dining

Fuel your day

Whether you need a quick snack in-between classes, a caffeinated beverage while you study or a meal to fuel your day, our dining options on and off campus have you covered. For added convenience, food and beverage machines are also located in many buildings on campus.

Food court

This convenient, small market offers fresh deli sandwiches and salads, soups, snacks, drinks and more. Come grab a bite to eat and study in the spacious Student Center area before class.

Location: Opgaard Student Center, Bldg. 11       Phone: 253-566-6023

Hours:  7:30 am-3 pm Mon-Thu; Closed Fri, Sat, and Sun

Note: Hours may vary during advising days, holidays, and finals week.


Located in the bookstore, the TCC convenience store offers soup, hot dogs, nachos, coffee, candy and cold drinks as well as supplies such as scantrons, health aids and newspapers.

Location: Opgaard Student Center, Bldg. 11 (in the bookstore)       Phone: 253-566-6076

Hours:  8 am-5:30 pm, Mon-Thu; Closed Fri, Sat, and Sun

Note: Holiday and summer hours vary

A World of Options

Food Trucks on Campus: This food truck schedule shows which food trucks will be bringing their yummy goodness to Tacoma Community College on a regular basis.

Nearby Options: TCC is located in a bustling commercial district that offers numerous dining options within minutes of campus. Several restaurants and grocery stores are within walking distance.

James Center, located on South 19th and Mildred streets, and right across from TCC offers:

  • Fred Meyer Shopping Center
  • Sushi, Thai, Mexican, Pho, IHOP, and other fast-food options
  • Starbucks
  • And other shopping and eating conveniences