Vernon Social Student Center

Vernon Social, since opening after its $4.2 million renovation in the fall of 2014, has been a great success and a key focal point for student life on campus. Featuring 3 unique lounges, Vernon Social is used as a study and social space for students during weekdays and weeknights. Starting Thursday nights with Trivia Thursdays at 8P​M, Vernon Social becomes alive with activity through the Vernon@Night! programming series!

Operating Hours:

Monday - Thursday: 7:30AM - 12:00AM

​​​Friday: 7:30AM - 2:30AM

Saturday: 8:00AM - 2:30AM

Sunday: 9:00AM - 12:00AM


Vernon@Night! is a late night programming series, in addition to Trivia Thursdays, that occurs every Friday and Saturday night between the hours of 9:00PM-1:00AM. This series provides the campus with an alternative programming calendar that generally consists of more involved/active programs, like novelty items, caricaturists and game shows, as well as some more passive, but entertaining, programs like comedians, bands, concerts and more! 


Faculty and staff interested in booking Vernon Social for a class, group meeting or event should submit their request(s) at least 2 weeks in advance through the Virtual EMS program. If the program is a larger event, please provide at least 4 weeks' notice. 

Student groups/organizations looking to book Vernon Social must submit their request(s) at least 2 weeks in advance through their organization's Collegiatelink page for review. If the program is a larger event, 4 weeks' notice must be provided. 

All requests will be reviewed by the staff in the Student Activities, Involvement & Leadership (S.A.I.L.) Office. 


The program planning team for Vernon is always looking for new ideas to feature as part of the Vernon@Night! series. Please forward any recommendations to For questions regarding Vernon Social and it's programs, please contact