University Center

The University Center is a gathering space for the Mount Mercy University community. There is a main lounge with big screen TV's, as well as a game area with pool tables and ping pong.

The UC is also the home for Club Friday, a weekly gathering for students, faculty and staff. Club Friday is hosted by a different student organization each week from 3 to 4 p.m. during the academic year.

Features of University Center

  • A new commons and dynamic event space
  • Academic Center for Excellence
  • University Ministries Center
  • Dining Center and Hilltop Café
  • Campus bookstore
  • Career, health and counseling services
  • Leadership and international programs
  • Admission, residence life and student life offices
  • Student organizations
  • Conference and meetings rooms
  • Lounge areas
  • Study areas
  • Game room
  • Information desk

Conference Rooms

To reserve a conference room, call Event Services at 319-363-1323, ext. 1663 or visit Virtual EMS to book space online (login required). Within the University Center there are three conference rooms.

Offices Located in the University Center

Dial 319-363-1323 + extension 

Academic Center for Excellence 1208
Campus Store 1209
Coordinator International Services 1543
Copy Center 1883
Dean of Students & Title IX 6469
Dining Services 1272
Director of Career Services 1620
Director of Counseling 1257
Director of Health Services 1283
Director of International Programs 1713
Director of Leadership & Orientation 1599
Information Desk 1229
Public Safety 1234
Residence Life 6469
Student Government Association 1820

Information Desk Hours

Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. 10 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: Noon – 10 p.m.

Services Offered

  • Mount Mercy IDs
  • Approving and posting fliers
  • Faxes
  • Locker rental
  • Reduced cost tickets to area events (bowling, RoughRiders, Kernels, movie theaters) 

Items Available for Checkout

Mount Mercy ID required  | A complete list of items can be found at the Information Desk  

Nintendo Wii
Ping Pong
Bicycles Pool
Board Games Sleds
Cooking Pans/Utensils Tools
DVD/VCR Vacuums