Facilities and Hours

Barnett Center

The Barnett Center is the home of NSU Athletics, featuring the 8,000-seat Wachs Arena, pool, indoor track, volleyball and handball/racquetball/squash courts, as well as a variety of classrooms, offices and athletic rooms. An additional feature is the 10,000 square-foot Strength and Conditioning Center.

Beckman Building

The Beckman Buildng houses the NSU Foundation.

  • Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Beulah Williams Library

Williams Library includes a variety of books for reference and leisure reading, as well as private and group study spaces; computer lab; smart classroom; creation lab featuring a 3-D printer; a DDN room; NSU Archives and Special Collections; the NSU Reading Clinicand the Round Room, which holds literary lectures and other events. The library subscribes to nearly 80 electronic databases, and provides on- and off-campus services to students, staff, faculty and community residents.

Dacotah Hall

Dacotah Hall is the location of the NSU Registrar's Office, the Financial Aid Office and academic support services, including tutoring and advising; as well as the Dacotah Hall Gym and Wellness Center.

  • Math Center
  • Monday-Thursday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Friday: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Reading Center, Writing Center
  • Monday-Friday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Financial Aid/Registrar
  • Room 103
  • Academic Hours: Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Summer Hours: Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Dacotah Hall Wellness Center
  • Monday -Thursday :1 p.m.-10 p.m.
  • Friday: 1 p.m.-7 p.m.
  • Saturday-Sunday: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Gerber Building

Northern was founded as a teaching school, and that legacy continues in the H.P. Gerber Building, home of the Millicent Atkins School of Education.
  • Hours: 6 a.m.-10 p.m.

Graham Hall

Graham Hall includes the Communications and Marketing Department; offices for Aramark, which operates NSU Dining Services; and the Missouri River Room, which holds a variety of meetings and other events.

  • Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

 

Johnson fine arts center

The Johnson Fine Arts Center (JFAC) recently went through major renovations. The center for NSU's music and theater departments, JFAC annually hosts more than 65 concerts, theater performances,and campus and community events. It includes the 1,000-seat Jewett Theater, Black Box Theatre, the Berggren Recital Hall, a lecture auditorium, band and choir rehearsal halls, theatrical scene shop, dressing and costume rooms, plus music and theater faculty offices and classrooms.

  • Hours: 6 a.m.-10 p.m.

krikac administration building

Krikac is the primary administration building at NSU. The historic Krikac Auditorium hosts fine arts performances, classes and numerous other campus events.
  • Hours: 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Lincoln Hall

Historic Lincoln Hall is home of NSU's School of Business, International Programs, Center for Excellence in International Business & Entrepreneurship, and the Confucius Institute.
  • Monday - Friday: 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.
  • Lincoln Gallery
    • Room 115
    • Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

mewaldt-jensen

The Mewaldt-Jensen Building houses our College of Arts and Sciences and the Center for Statewide E-learning.
  • Hours: 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

spafford hall

Spafford Hall houses Northern's fine arts studios, music offices and practice rooms, meeting rooms and administrative offices.

  • Hours: 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Student Center

The Student Center houses NSU dining facilities, the NSU Wolf Shoppe (book, supply and clothing store), Einstein Bros. Bagels, the Admissions Office, NSU Post Office, the Health and Counseling centers, Veterans' Lounge and much more. The Student Center also provides settings for live concerts, dances and banquets. The center is accessible to people with disabilities.

  • ​Academic Hours
    • Monday - Friday: 7 a.m. -11 p.m.
    • Saturday & Sunday: 1 p.m.- 9 p.m.
  • ​Summer Hours
  • Monday - Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Dining Hall (Wolves' Den)
    • Breakfast: 
      • Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
    • Lunch:
      • Monday-Friday: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
      • Saturday-Sunday: 11 a.m. -1 p.m.
    • Dinner: 
      • Monday-Thursday: 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.,
      • Friday: 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
      • Saturday: 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
      • Sunday: 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Einstein's
    • Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
    • Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Saturday: 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.
    • Sunday: Closed
  • Post Office
    • Academic Hours: Monday - Friday: 9 a.m.- 2:30 p.m.
    • Summer Hours: Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. - noon, 1-2:30 p.m.
  • Wolf Shoppe
    • Academic Hours: 
      • Monday - Friday: 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.
      • Saturday: 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.
    • ​Summer Hours: 7:30 a.m. -4:30 p.m.
  • Health Services, Room 254
    • Academic Hours
      • Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
      • Staff on duty from 8:30 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.
  • Admissions Office
    • Academic Hours: Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Summer Hours: Monday- Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Counseling Center
    • Academic Hours: Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Summer Hours: Monday- Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m

 

Technology Center

The Tech Center,located in the center of campus as a northern addition to the Mewaldt-Jensen Building, is home to technology support for Northern and features three computer labs, two smart classrooms, a fully equipped TV studio and a media center, a conference room with multimedia presentation capabilities, offices for NET Services staff and Arts and Sciences faculty, and the NSU Help Center, which provides free technical assistance to faculty, staff and students.

  • Academic Hours
    • Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
    • Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Summer Hours: Monday - Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.