Welcome to the Student Center

Columbia College Chicago’s first-ever Student Center is open to our community of creatives.

The five-story, 114,000 square-foot space is the campus hub for gathering, collaborating, learning and celebrating. The Student Center is a stage, a canvas, a hub for innovation and creativity—a place to Shape What’s Next.

Students conceptualized and planned for the Student Center during the 2015 college-wide “Dream Out Loud” input sessions. That input helped drive the design with the needs of students in mind.

Features include a Maker Space to develop work and learn new skills, music practice rooms and a film-screening room, modern and healthy dining options, gender-neutral restrooms, a fitness center, a reflection room for meditation and prayer, and event spaces for meetings, performances, and receptions. Student employees will also manage activities, hospitality, and other administrative needs.

Visit, explore, and join us for the official grand opening of the Student Center September 18, 2019 at 4 p.m.

Links (More info coming soon):

student center exterior at dusk


rendering of new student center