Students are encouraged to participate in co-curricular activities and events designed to create and foster community spirit on the Broward campuses. These activities include social gatherings, recreation events, multicultural education, lectures on current issues, musical performances, volunteer opportunities, movies and other performing arts. Owl Productions and Students Advocating Volunteer Involvement are responsible for most of these programming and volunteer functions on and off campus.
The Davie Student Union (DSU) is the site of many of these activities and programs and offers an informal gathering place for student groups to meet and interact. The DSU is open Monday through Thursday, 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., on Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Saturday, 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Sunday, 11:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Free coffee is offered to all students, staff and guests compliments of Broward Student Government. The Union is the home of Broward Student Government; Student Involvement and Leadership Office; Owl Card Services Office; The Broward Health Services and Student Counseling Center; the FAU Broward Book Store; Steve’s Expresso Café; a free computer lounge; study carrels; and TV lounge.
Students interested in getting involved in Broward Student Government, community service opportunities, or any our student organizations can obtain more information from the Office of Student Involvement & Leadership located in the DSU, office 203. The office is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (with extended hours on Monday and Thursday until 7:00 p.m.). For specific information, please call at (954) 236-1219.
The Fort Lauderdale Campus is a unique, urban campus. It is surrounded by the Huizenga Plaza, the New River and the Museum of Art. Within walking distance is the Discovery Science Museum, the Broward Center for the Performing Arts and all the shops and restaurants of Las Olas Blvd. FAU students have the city's natural and cultural resources at their disposal. FAU students enjoy educational and social recreation and activities in the Student Activities Center, located in the Higher Education Complex, room 607. This student area is open 24/7. Among the many amenities are wireless network capability, computer stations, TV lounge and limited kitchen facilities. FAU students are free to use the private study carrels all night. Named after the former Florida Governor, the Reubin O’D. Askew Tower is across the street. It is the site of Second Avenue Studio. The studio hosts many meaningful educational events during the year, showcasing the work of students and faculty.
The Fort Lauderdale Office of Student Affairs and Broward Student Government Agencies and Clubs are located in the Higher Education Complex, room 507. This office area is open Monday through Thursday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. To reserve a meeting room or to get more information about Student Affairs services, Student Government or the Second Avenue Studio, please call (954) 762-5695.