Student Union Facilities and Event Services
The mission of Student Union Facilities and Event Services is to complement the educational mission of the University by providing an environment where students, faculty, staff, and guests can gather to participate and learn in an atmosphere that fosters a sense of community. Each of these spaces provides facilities, services, and support to programs that enhance the quality of out-of-class experiences.
The Russell Union is located on the Statesboro campus and provides a multitude of event planning resources including facility reservations, audio visual services, and event consultation. The Russell Union also houses the following departments: The Office of the Dean of Students, The Office of Multicultural Affairs, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Office of Student Conduct, Military and Veteran Student Center, Russell Union Operations, Student Government Association, and the Office of Leadership and Community Engagement. Included in the 110,000 square foot Russell Union facility is a 600-seat ballroom, a 444- seat movie theatre/auditorium, wireless internet, 14 meeting rooms, two computer labs, Chick-fil-A, Starbucks, Gus Mart and Union Deli, an information center, a catering kitchen, and several areas throughout the building to study, relax, and exchange thoughts and ideas with faculty, staff, and fellow students. The Williams Center's Office of Student Activities and the Student Organization Resource Center is a resource for students, organizations, and advisors with helpful information on organizational development, event planning resources, and full-time staff to support your co-curricular needs. The Williams Center includes a Multi-purpose Room that holds over 400 people, 26-seat conference room, and multiple meeting and work spaces available to students, faculty, and staff. The Offices of Student Media, Career Services, and First Year Experience also reside within the Williams Center building.
The Student Union on the Armstrong campus provides eating, gathering, and meeting space for the Armstrong campus community. A 650-seat ballroom as well as a 200-seat theater are available for presentations, events, and other gathers. The facility also boasts a 5,700 sq. feet of bookstore, 300-seat food court style dining area along with a convenience store, ample and varied lounge spaces both indoor and outdoor, and meeting space. The Student Union houses the following departments: Student Government Association, Eagle Dining, Dean of Students Office, Student Activities, and other Student Affairs units aimed at getting students involved and supported.