Community Commons

Hang out with friends and make new ones in the Community Commons.
A community space for student gatherings and activities.



Student Activities will provide programming in the evenings throughout the week. Student organizations and departments are encouraged to use the space for events. For more information and to be added to the schedule, please contact Brad Thompson at

Wednesday September 22
4pm – 7pm  Giant Yard Games

Thursday September 23
4pm-7pm – 9 Hole Putt Putt Golf

Friday September 24
3:30pm- 5pm – Live music and Family Weekend Welcome Reception

Tuesday  September 28
6:30pm – 8pm  Tuesday Tune


The Community Commons is open to all students, faculty, and staff for informal gatherings and events during normal operating hours.
Open seven days a week. Sunday through Thursday the Community Commons is open until midnight and Friday and Saturday it closes at 2 a.m.




  • The Community Commons is open to all students, faculty, and staff.
  • Students should follow COVID-19 health protocols at all times: wear a face covering, maintain physical distancing, and refrain from gathering in groups of more than 10.
  • Furniture, games, and installations should remain in place at all times, please refrain from moving them.
  • Please do not touch the fire pits. They will be turned on from 6 pm until midnight on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings.