Valdar's Market

Valdar's Market

Groceries to Go!

Monday, December 18th | 10:00 a.m. | Windward Campus, Workforce Development Center

In partnership with the Coastal Bend Food Bank, Valdar's Market is hosting a grocery distribution event to assist our students before Winter Break (while supplies last). This event is open to DMC students and the surrounding community. 

We encourage you to pre-register* by visiting us at one of our registration events beginning Monday, December 4th:
Heritage Campus, Harvin Center
When: Wednesdays & Thursdays, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Windward Campus, Coleman Center
When: Tuesdays, 2 p.m.-4 p.m. & Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Oso Creek Campus, Main Bldg., Rm. 213
When: During Normal Operating Hours
*Pre-registration does not guarantee a grocery box.
 For more information, email us at


Valdar's Market, formerly known as the Del Mar College Viking Pantry, in partnership with the Coastal Bend Food Bank, strives to alleviate food insecurities by providing food options to students who have limited resources and are experiencing difficulty meeting their basic needs.


Eliminate food insecurity.


Currently enrolled Del Mar College students who have been referred, complete The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) form, and meet guidelines are eligible to receive support from Valdar's Market.

Participants can be self-referred or referred by friends, classmates, other students, faculty, staff, administration, or community members.

Eligible students will have access to the Market twice a month may receive up to 35 lbs. of food per visit. Students may possibly be asked to present a current Del Mar College ID when utilizing these services.

To begin the referral process, click here.

LOCATIONS & Availability

Valdar's Market is available at:

Heritage Campus | Harvin Center, Rm. 112
Offers frozen food options.
Monday, 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m., 12 pm.-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday & Wednesday, 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m., 12 p.m.-4 p.m.
Thursday, 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m., 12 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Oso Creek Campus | Main Building, Rm. 213
Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
Windward Campus | Coleman Center, Rm. 133A
Monday & Tuesday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Wednesday & Thursday, 2 p.m.-6 p.m. 

Times & dates are subject to change. Availability is updated daily through our scheduling system, which will be provided to you upon completion of the referral form (above).

For more information, contact the Office of Student Engagement and Retention at (361) 698-1277 or email
This institution is an equal opportunity provider. Esta institutión es un proveedor que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades.
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Are you interested in donating to Valdar's Market? We are happy to accept food, hygiene, household products, and baby items. Contact us at for more information. 

Page last updated November 29, 2023.

Contact Information

Student Engagement and Retention
Harvin Center Room 204
101 Baldwin Blvd.
Corpus Christi, TX 78404
(361) 698-1277
Fax: (361) 698-1599

Monday-Thursday 7:30am-5pm
Friday 7:30am-12:30pm

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