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Student Union

A Gathering Place

At the heart of our campuses you’ll find the Student Union, a place to gather with friends, have a bite, study, or just relax.

Main Campus Student Union

The Student Union at main campus is open daily from 6:00 a.m. to midnight, and features dining options (below), a game room, comfortable lounge chairs, large screen TVs, and several Mac computers for student use. Glass display cases feature rotating exhibits of student and faculty art.

Enjoy Dining Options at Main Campus

  • During the school year, Chartwells Palms Cafe Cafeteria  is open Spring and Fall semesters from 7 a.m.- 6 p.m., Mon.-Thurs., and Friday 7 a.m.-2 p.m. (but summer semester hours change) serving hot breakfast, bagels, cookies, snacks, grab-and-go items, salads, sandwiches, full lunch menu, Yummy's BBQ & Sushi, specialty coffee services, and hot and cold catering services. 
  • Grounds for Thought gourmet coffee bar located in the Student Union, is open Mon.-Thurs., 6:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m., Fri. 6:30 a.m.-2 p.m., and Sat. 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. during the semester. See Summer Hours and Final Exam Week hours here.
  • Vending machines stocked with cold drinks and snacks can be found inside the Student Union and outside many buildings.*
  • The Green Bean coffee bar, featuring Pete's coffee, is located in the Life Sciences lobby (Mon.-Thur.  7 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Fri. 7 a.m.- 2p.m.)

*Refunds for money lost in food or drink vending machines may be obtained from a cafeteria cashier. Video game refunds may be obtained from the Student Life Office. All other vending machine refunds can be obtained through the Maintenance Department at (623) 845-3031.

North Campus Student Union

In the Chinle (C) building at North you’ll find the Arroyo Cafe open Mon.-Thurs. 8 a.m. - 2 p.m., and closed Friday (Summer hours vary). A game room, the Enrollment Center, the campus book store, student support services, and comfortable seating and lounge spaces.





Building: Student Union (SU)
Phone: (623) 845-4617
Hours of Operation


Mon. - Fri. 6:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Sat. 6:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Mon. - Thurs. 6:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.