University Center


  • University Center
    Fax: 202-885-1534
    Mary Graydon, Room 274

    Elmore, Michael
    Senior Director, University Center & Student Activities

Mailing Address

Mary Graydon Center

MGC Front Pic


The Mary Graydon Center houses the following departments, programs and services:

Ground (Terrace) level

• Dining Services Administrative Offices• Terrace Dining Room (TDR) – contract dining main venue

First floor

• Catering Services Administrative Office• Marketplace (Block Express, Panini Express, Einstein’s Bagels, Field of Greens) • Marketplace Lounge • Pura Vida Coffee • Cyber Café • The Tavern (American Pi) • University Center Information Desk • University Center Main Lounge • University Club (faculty/staff lunch room, MGC 1-3) • University Club multipurpose rooms (MGC 1-6)

Second floor

Student Organization Offices

• AmLit Literary Magazine• ATV offices and studio• AU Club Council• The Eagle student newspaper• Greek Life Leadership Councils (IFC, NPHC, Panhellenic)• Kennedy Political Union (KPU)• Student Advocacy Center (SAC)• Student Government (AUSG)• Student Union Board (SUB)• Undergraduate Senate• ATV• WVAU radio

Campus Life Departments

Academic Support CenterCommunity Service CenterCounseling Center• Disability Support Services• Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Ally Resource Center• Multicultural Affairs• Student Activities• University Center/University Event Scheduling

Meeting Rooms

• MGC 200 (Gianni Lounge)• MGC 203• MGC 205• MGC 244• MGC 245• MGC 247

Third Floor

• Mary Graydon 3rd floor is currently home to the School of Communications (SOC). Plans are in development to relocate SOC to the McKinley Building, at which time the 3rd floor will become part of the University Center.