Off Campus Student Lounge

Off Campus Student Lounge Living Room

The Off Campus Student Lounge, located within Thwing Center on the lower level of Hitchcock Hall, offers students who reside off campus a place to socialize and study. Just like home, the lounge is divided into a variety of living areas including a living room with TV and seating areas, a game room with table tennis and pool tables, a study room, and a kitchenette with a sink, microwave, and refrigerator.

Lounge Access

Students must use their current CWRU-ID to enter the lounge. Undergraduate and graduate students who do not reside in university housing and are registered full time will have access automatically added to their CWRU-ID. If you are an off campus or commuter student and are unable to access the lounge please contact us at

Off Campus Student Lounge Hours of Operation


8:00 A.M.-10:00 P.M.


10:00 A.M.- 10:00 P.M.


12:00 P.M. -10:00 P.M. 

The Off Campus Student Lounge will be on modified hours for all academic breaks and university closures. 


The lounge contains 40 lockers that can be reserved at no cost on a first come, first serve basis by off campus and commuter students. Students can request a locker by contacting Combination locks are provided on each locker and must not be removed/replaced with personal locks. All contents must be removed from lockers by the last day of spring classes. Locker contents remaining after the specified clean out day will be removed and discarded.


Off Campus and Commuter students may host members of the CWRU community in the Off Campus Student Lounge, but they are expected to remain in the lounge with their guests. Hosts are responsible for any damage incurred to Thwing Center furniture and/or equipment by guests using the lounge.