Most Popular Places On Campus
Compton Union Building (CUB)
Terrell Friendship Mall
Student Recreation Center
Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum
The recently renovated CUB stands at the heart of student leadership, engagement, and culture on campus. It is home to offices for student government and many student services. The building houses a selection of food vendors, the campus bookstore, banks, CougTech, and post office. Both wired and wireless Internet services serve students and faculty. Ballrooms, meeting rooms, and a surround-sound auditorium host a variety of events. A passage through the CUB gives students 24-hour access to the library.
The whole student body comes together on Glenn Terrell Friendship Mall. Located at the heart of campus, the Mall is where culture, ideas, and lively dialogue are exchanged daily. It is the site of many outdoor events, including frequent live performances by student musicians. Students gather here as they walk to and from the library, the Compton Union Building (student union), and academic buildings, often staking out favorite spots to talk, relax, study, or catch a bite to eat.
The 160,000-square-foot Student Recreation Center features the largest student weight and cardio center in the country, basketball and volleyball courts, indoor soccer, a four-lane indoor track, racquetball and squash courts, roller hockey, badminton, and much more. Swimmers enjoy the five-lane lap pool, leisure pool, and 53-person spa.
Big crowds pack Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum for Pac-12 Cougar men's and women's basketball games and for big name entertainment for Dad's and Mom's Weekends. WSU students turn out for entertainment as varied as pop music concerts, ballet, and wresting.
Located in the center of campus, Martin Stadium is home to the Pac-12 WSU Cougars. Recent stadium renovations include a north-side concourse, additional concession and restroom areas, and a state-of-the-art scoreboard. The addition of club seats and premium seating took place in the fall of 2012. The 75,000 square-foot football operations building was completed in 2014, featuring locker, training, and weight rooms, coaches offices, and meeting and recruiting rooms. Also featured is the WSU Football heritage area, which is open to the public.
Most Popular Places Off Campus
Village Centre Cinemas
Bill Chipman Palouse Trail
The Palouse Empire Mall
Zeppoz Bowling Alley/Diner/Casino
State Parks: Chief Timothy, Kamiak Butte, Steptoe Butte, Hells Gate (Snake River), and Palouse Falls.