Davie Student Union

Davie Student Union

The Davie Student Union is the center of campus life; it is a student-oriented 20,000 square-foot facility that houses a variety of programs and services. For more information about the Davie Student Union, call 954-236-1332 or stop by the front desk, located in the Oasis Lounge.

Some of the services available at the Davie Student Union include: Steve's Espresso Cafeteria, Owl Card ID Center, Health Center, Computer Lounge, study rooms, bookstore, among others.

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Building Hours:

Monday - Thursday:
7:30 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Friday:
7:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturday:
7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday:
11:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.


Space Reservations

Reservations
 
Book an event space or meeting room

Please note: All reservations should be submitted at least 10 business days in advance to allow time for the Union staff to assist you with your needs.

Please contact the Davie Student Union with any questions or comments at 954-236-1332.


What's in the Davie Student Union?

union patio

The Davie Student Union (also known as the SD Building) hosts a variety of vendors, programs, and services.

Oasis Lounge - SD Lobby

The Oasis Lounge is located directly inside the main entrance of the Student Union (on the eastern side, facing the ES & Liberal Arts buildings). Ask the Student Assistant at the Front Desk if you need assistance with anything.

Also available in the Oasis Lounge:

  • Free coffee, brewed fresh daily
  • Plasma televisions to catch up on the latest cable news
  • Couches for relaxing, ping pong, air hockey, Wii & board games
  • Study Rooms (three hour limit)
  • Cash-to-Card machine What is the Cash-to-Card machine?
  • Copy machines, pay-per-page
  • ATM
  • Vending machines
  • Sink, microwave, hot water for tea (red spout on coffee machine)
  • Courtesy telephone (local calls only)
  • Free scantrons (see Front Desk, BSG Reception)
  • FAU Wireless Network Zone
Steve's Espresso - SD 108
coffee

Monday – Thursday
8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Davie campuses sole food service provider. Steve’s Espresso offers hot and cold sandwiches, wraps, hamburgers, pizza, salads, wings, fries, round-the-clock breakfast, snacks and beverages. You can find Steve’s next to the First Floor patio.

University Bookstore - SD 102
bookstore

Monday – Thursday
10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

The FAU Bookstore sells school supplies, university apparel, & has a year-round buyback program. For more information, or even to order books, visit fau-davie.bncollege.com or call 954-236-1950.

Heritage Hall - SD 105
heritage hall

This 2000 square foot multipurpose room hosts the majority of the Student Union's events, with the latest audio/visual equipment and an airwall that can divide the room in two.

Computer Lounge - SD 101F
computer

Monday - Thursday
7:30 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Friday
7:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturday
7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday
11:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.

The Student Union’s Computer Lounge contains ten Dell computers and two IMAC computers, as well as a pay-per-print system that requires a valid Owl card. Users can add money to their cards as needed with the cash-to-card machine, which is available just outside of the computer lounge. For more information, visit the Computer Lounge website. Contact the Student Union staff for assistance or visit the Computing Services' Help Desk.

Owl Card Center - SD 201
owl card

Monday and Thursday
8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Tuesday and Wednesday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

The Owl card has several different uses, including identification, library card, print card, on-campus debit card and will be needed to gain access to events, study rooms, and game equipment. To obtain one, you’ll need to present a picture ID. All students are required to have a card. The Owl Card Center is located on the second floor of the Union. Our Owl Card Center also acts as the Broward Campuses' Business Services center, so stop by for assistance with parking or to inquire about a refund on campus vending/copy machines. Call 954-236-1549 if you have any more questions.


Night Owls

Call 561-297-6695 for a safe ride!
Available Monday - Thursday from 7 p.m. - 11 p.m.

This Night Owls program is a student run service that promotes campus safety by providing students who need a ride to or from class, the library, parking lots, or another location on the Davie Campus. Students will be able to call for a free ride. Night Owls operate from 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. Monday – Thursday.


Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Student Union?

What is SD?

Where can I find a free scantron?

Is the coffee really free?

How can I play ping pong, air hockey, dominoes, cards or other board games?

How can I reserve a study room?

Where can I find out about events?

How can I work in the Student Union?

How do I use the wireless network when I'm in the Union?


Q. What is the Student Union?

A. The Student Union is both a student-centered organization and a building. It is the center for community and leadership on campus. The FAU Davie Student Union provides an on-campus home for students, faculty, staff, and guests who seek cultural, social, business, educational, and recreational experiences in an environment committed to excellent service.

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Q. What is SD?

A. "SD" is the FAU code for the SD Building, also known as the Davie Student Union. If you would like to study in SD 204 or would like to attend an activity in SD 105, those events are held in the Student Union on the Davie Campus.

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Q. Where can I find a free scantron?

A. Inquire with the Student Union Front Desk, located in the Oasis Lounge (1st floor lobby) or the Broward Student Government Reception area (in the 2nd Floor Lobby).

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Q. Is the coffee really free?

A. Yes. The coffee is paid for with your Student Activities & Services fees.

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Q. How can I play ping pong, air hockey, dominoes, cards or other board games?

A. Sign-In at the Student Union Oasis Lounge front desk

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Q. How can I reserve a study room?

A. The first floor Oasis Lunge study rooms require you to sign in at the front desk with your owl card. These rooms are first come, first serve, and the time limit on the room is 3 hours. If no students are waiting for a room you may re-sign in for another 3 hours. As always, if you have any problems, please contact the Operations Manager at the Front Desk, and he or she will assist you.

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Q. Where can I find out about events?

A. There are many ways to learn about activities at the Davie Student Union, such as the following:

  • For Student Union events visit the bulletin board right outside of SD 105/Heritage Hall.
  • A monitor in the Oasis Lounge runs a loop of announcements/events and is updated weekly.
  • Broward Student Government executive agencies, Program Board, Students Advocating Volunteer Involvement, House of Representatives, Counsel of Student Organizations, have bulletin boards on the first floor.
  • Stop by the Student Involvement and Leadership office in SD 203 for more information.
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Q. How can I work in the Student Union?

A. At the beginning of each semester, the Student Union recruits & hires student workers on an as-needed basis. We continually accept applications, though, so if you're interested in a position with the Union, please contact the Building Coordinator. Check the bulletin boards on campus for Broward Student Government positions or stop by Room 203 of the Union and speak with representatives from the Office of Student Involvement and Leadership for other temporary opportunities like Orientation Leader or other volunteer jobs.

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Q. How do I use the wireless network when I'm in the Union?

A. You'll log in with your FAUnet login ID and password. The entire Union is a wireless zone.

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 Last Modified 11/9/16