Exterior view of the Armstrong Student Center from the Southeast

Armstrong Student Center

Armstrong holds over 1,350 events per year. Of these, more than 80% are sponsored by student organizations.Serving as the living room of campus, the Armstrong Student Center enhances student learning, growth and development, provides opportunities for community and campus engagement and serves as a safe and inclusive gathering place for students, faculty, alumni and guests.

Affiliated Student Groups: The Armstrong Student Center Board

Engagement

There are 80+ student organizations with office or desk space in the Center for Student Engagement and Leadership (SEAL) where students log over 13,000 office hours annually. The SEAL provides storage space, mailboxes and a workroom for student organization use.

One of the highlights of annual programming is the Welcome Week program, Armstrong Palooza, with over 3,000 students in attendance.

Study room usage in the Armstrong Student Center exceeds 18,500 reservations per year.

Stewardship

The Armstrong Student Center is committed to sustainable business and environmental practices and sound fiscal management. Revenue in recent years has been higher than anticipated, due to regular use by university departments.

Conversion of lighting to LED fixtures and upgrading of water fountains to bottle filling stations are examples of sustainability initiatives.

The 15 student Armstrong Student Center Board ensures that policy decisions result in effective use of resources on behalf of students, as the primary source of revenue is the student fee.


Non-Student Fee Revenue Sources

About 3% of the Armstrong Student Center Revenue, or about $122,000, comes from non-student fee revenue sources. They are:

  • 24% non-university clients
  • 59% university department clients
  • 13% student organizations
  • 4% digital signage