Places to Hang Out
Recreation RoomThis is a community space for games and socialization. Improve your gaming skills and relax between classes and studying. Pool and Air Hockey are always available. Outside are both the Kresge Meadow and picnic area. A half-size basketball court is close by. Come to the Rec Area to meet your neighbors. An attached patio provides an excellent additional social space.
Study CenterThe newly renovated Study Center is a quiet, contemplative space to study. There are many alcoves and tables for personal study space. Two small outside decks with table and chairs open off the Study Center. The Study Center is located between Lower and Upper Streets across from the Classroom building.
Kresge Student LoungeAnother great meeting place and study center, the Student Lounge maybe reserved for Kresge group meetings through the Housing Office. The space has couches, chairs, a few tables, and cable TV. The adjacent Commuter Lounge has a full kitchen, bathrooms including showers, and a dining table. This is a perfect facility for Kresge students who don't live on campus and do not have time to go home for meals.
Kresge GardenThe Kresge Garden is a small sustainable organic food-producing garden. There is room for every level of participation from an ocassional couple hours of helping out to becoming an active ongoing member...or just go down and enjoy the beautiful spot!
Owl's Nest Cafe
The Owl's Nest is Kresge's own cafe. It is located at the top of Kresge in the Town Hall building. This university-run establishment accepts meal cards and flexi dollars. The restaurant is accessible from the central campus by footbridge that comes across from Grad Student Housing and the Core West Parking Structure.
HOURS: 7:30am-8:30pm M-Th & 7:30am-5pm Friday
Breakfast: 9 am-10:30 am
Lunch and Dinner: 11:00am-8:00pm
Upper and Lower StreetsWhether you enjoy sunning on the Lower Street lawn or visiting with friends on an Upper Street bench, the college was designed to provide appealing year round relaxation spots. Watch for many student-led programs and activities in these areas. Enjoy!
Laundry RoomWeb Access Card washers and dryers are available on Lower Street in Kresge Proper. With your prepaid cards, it costs 75¢ for the washer and 75¢ for the dryer. A ping-pong table is available for gaming in addition to serving as an extra laundry folding area.