Lounges & Seating Areas

Lounges and other seating areas in the Student Center offer a variety of comfortable spaces to study, relax, meet friends or just hang out. Free services such as wireless network access, computer stations and Panther Power charging stations keep visitors connected, and drinks and snacks are available at the center’s food courts, the Information Center and vending machines.

Atrium Lounge
Student Center East, First Floor
In front of State Ballroom
This spacious seating area has an open feel and is accented by two-story glass windows that provide natural lighting. Close to the Courtyard food court and the Information Center, it has easy access to a computer station, Panther Power charging stations, a Bank of America ATM and vending machines.
Gallery Lounge
Student Center East, Suite 306
In addition to providing a quiet, enclosed space for studying or resting, the Gallery Lounge hosts exhibits of artwork by students, faculty and staff and can be reserved for receptions. For information about exhibiting art or sponsoring an exhibit, contact Spotlight Programs Board. To reserve the Gallery Lounge, see Make a Reservation.
Main Lounge
Student Center East, Second Floor
Near bridge to Student Center West

Enclosed to provide quiet for studying or informal group meetings, the Main Lounge features tables and counters at a convenient height for writing and typing. It is also close to vending machines and a Panther Power charging station near the bridge to Student Center West.
Panther Place Lounge
Student Center West, Third Floor
Adjacent to Panthers Club

Connected to the Panthers Club food court, Panther Place Lounge is a great place to eat, socialize and watch TV. It also features vending machines and Panther Power charging stations.
Indoor Seating Areas
Throughout the Center
Seating areas are provided throughout Student Center East and Student Center West in nooks, hallways, open areas, food courts and the Student Center East lobby.
Outdoor Seating Areas
Between Student Center East and
Urban Life Center and in Unity Plaza

Benches in front of Student Center East on Unity Plaza, wooden swings in the green space between Student Center East and the Urban Life Center, and the solar-powered and shaded tables on Urban Life Plaza offer seating for relaxing outdoors.