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Western Kentucky University

Dero Downing Student Union

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The exterior of Downing Student UnionStairwell of Downing Student UnionDowning Student Union AuditoriumDSU 24-Hour Study LoungeDSU Rec Center

The Crossroads of Campus

The new Downing Student Union opened August, 2014

Downing Student Union

The complete Union opened Aug. 2014

Union Auditorium

The stunning new Union Auditorium is able to seat 633 people

DSU 24-Hour Study Lounge

Learning never stops, so neither does the Union 24-Hour Study Lounge

DSU Rec Center

Student can enjoy billiards, ping pong, and video game consoles at the new Union

 

Welcome to the heart of Western Kentucky University's campus!

Located in the center of WKU, the Downing Student Union is truly the crossroads of WKU activities. Constructed in 1970, the building was named after former Western Kentucky University president, Dr. Dero Downing. Today, the facility houses auxiliary and academic support services, is the primary dining location on campus, and serves as a student organization meeting facility.

A variety of student-based programming occurs throughout the year including pageants, lectures, and special events. Whether you want to buy books/supplies, enjoy a meal, become involved in leadership/volunteer activities, inquire about student organizations, seek job opportunities, acquire about your student ID, find tutoring assistance, buy postal stamps, or just meet friends, the Downing Student Union is the place to visit while you are at Western Kentucky University.

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