For the most up to date information regarding this service please refer to our COVID-19 page.

The Food Services page will be updated when we return to normal operations. Thank you for your patience and understanding during this time.

Vending in all of the buildings except for building 4S is performed by Barrett Vending under contract to the Exchange.   Building 4S vending is performed by a vendor working for the State of Texas's Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services.

Barrett Vending:  

Phone (713) 680-8638,   email

Vending Refunds from Barrrett Vending:

1) Refund Sticker- For cash refunds, each machine has a sticker notifying you of the nearest location to receive your refund immediately. There are six different locations which you can access.

2) QR Stickers- located on every machine. Scan the QR code bar and you will access the link to Barrett Vending prompting you to refunds, allowing you to leave the machine number, location of the machine, as well as your information. Barrett Vending will reply either by email or phone notifying you of how to receive your refund.

3) Card Reader touch screen. The touch screen allows you to prompt Barrett Vending for a refund. You will be contacted either by email or phone on how to receive your refund.

Micro-markets in Bldg 1 and inside Mission Control:

Inside Mission Control and now in Bldg 1 are Micro-Markets.  There are like having an unstaffed "Convenience store in the office" with a wide range of snacks, beverages, and fresh/frozen food including fresh salads, sandwiches, and healthy alternatives.  

There is a self-checkout kiosk that accepts credit cards or you can set up an account that is accessible via fingerprint.

Directions for setting up an account for the Micro-Markets.

Directions for depositing funds for your Micro-Market account.

How to Purchase Items with your account.