Campus Facilities

Student Center Complex (SCC)

The Student Center Complex embraces the unique climate of South Florida and the lush, tropical University of Miami Coral Gables Campus with two student-centered indoor facilities, the Student Activities Center and the Norman A. Whitten University Center, as well as outdoor facilities including the Lakeside Patio Stage and Pool.

Both the Student Activities Center (SAC) and the Whitten University Center (UC) house student organizations, student life departments, as well as provide flexible meeting and event spaces. Both Centers are located along the shores of Lake Osceola.

Services such as Information, TicketMaster, ATM’s, Credit Union, e-Center Computer area, Convenience Store, Post Office, Boostore, Food Court, and more are located at the SCC.

For more information, call 305-284-4599 for the SAC Information Desk, or 305-284-2318 for the UC Information Desk.

The Student Wellness Center

The Student Wellness Center is a premier fitness facility that offers recreation, fitness, and wellness programs to University students. For more information about rates, programs, and services, go to or call 305-284-8500.

Richter Library

The Otto G. Richter Library is the heart of the University Library System and its largest unit. The holdings of the University Libraries total more than 2.3 million volumes and 16,300 journals and newspaper subscriptions. Library services include reference assistance, one-on-one instruction, and instructional classes as well as access to IBISWEB, the library’s Web-based catalog, and hundreds of databases in every subject area at In addition, the Richter Library provides study space for students, self-service photocopy machines and microform reader-printer stations, as well as audiovisual equipment and group study rooms (1st and 2nd Floor).

During InterSession the Richter Library will observe shortened hours, the complete library schedule and most updated hours can be found online at:

The University Book Store

Located in the north wing of the University Center, the bookstore sells new/used textbooks, office, school and art supplies, official UM clothing, gifts, computers, software, accessories, and other items. Complete information can be found at Book Store.

Dining Services

The newly renovated Hurricane Food Court, located in the University Center, are open as scheduled by the Department of Dining Services. Purchases may be made with cash, major credit card, or by using Cane Express. The Outtakes convenience store, located in the Whitten University Center (open Monday through Friday), stocks a variety of snack items, grand and go sandwiches and salads, cold beverages, milk, ice cream, and sundries. Starbucks is located in the Student Center Complex which offers espresso and Fair Trade certified coffee beverages, premium teas and blended cold drinks along with fresh pastries and warm sandwiches. The newly renovated Hecht Stanford facility, Pulse on Dining , is open with a summer schedule based on campus demands. For additional information and limited InterSession hours of operation, visit