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Norman C. Nelson Student Union

The Norman C. Nelson Student Union houses the campus bookstore, a food court, student government offices as well as meeting and event facilities. Available for students and residents is a recreation room, lounge space, a study room and a state-of-the-art fitness center. The 57,000-square-foot facility opened its doors in the fall of 1999.

Advisory committee

Comprised of students, faculty and staff, the Student Union Advisory Committee monitors the operation of the union and recommends programs, services and policies to the Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs for his approval.


The Norman C. Nelson Student Union will contribute to the student's quality of life by offering facilities, programs and activities of interest and value; assist with superior physical support of institutional activities; and work to build a sense of community among all campus constituencies.


Mon-Fri 7:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Sat-Sun Closed
Commons Food Court
Mon-Fri 7 a.m.-2 p.m.
Sat-Sun Closed
Administrative offices
Mon-Fri 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sat-Sun Closed
Recreation Room/Student Lounge - 24/7 access for students/residents
Mon-Thur 6 a.m.-10 p.m.
Friday 6 a.m.-8 p.m.
Saturday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday 1-5 p.m.
Fitness Center/Gymnasium
Mon-Thur 6 a.m.-10 p.m.
Friday 6 a.m.-8 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Sunday 1 p.m.-5 p.m.