From eateries to meeting spaces, to a range of departments within Student Affairs, the Student Union is the hub of campus activity. Stop by to eat, have fun with friends and become part of your Comet community!


Billiards and Games

Billiard tables are available on a first-come, first-served basis, and a selection of board games are offered through the recreation desk. For table tennis fans, the Student Union has four tables and equipment for check-out.


The Comet Lounge on the second floor includes a large open space and fireplace. The TV Lounge on the first floor features bean bag chairs and gaming TVs. Orion Lounge is a small lounge on the first floor with an area for reading, study or conversation.

Outdoor Hangouts

Adjacent to The Pub, The Patio is an outdoor option with shaded dining. There are also picnic tables surrounding the Student Union, as well as the Plinth, a space for outdoor events and concerts.

Room Reservations

Registered student organizations, staff and faculty must use the Room Reservation System to request facilities in the Student Union other campus venues.


The Pub

The Pub offers handcrafted burgers, sandwiches, salads, fries and onion rings. The Pub also has TVs, pool tables and a small venue for events.

Student Union Food Court

The Student Union Food Court includes a Panda Express, Moe's Southwest Grill, Chick-fil-A and 2Mato. All venues in this location offer a meal exchange option for those signed up for a University meal plan.

Comet Café

The Comet Café features a Subway, the Create salad bar, Outtakes grab-and-go and Ben and Jerry's ice cream.


Child Care

SU 2.510Child care is offered Monday-Thursday from 3:30 to 10 p.m. for students attending class during those times. Care is available for children ages 4-11, and pre-registration is required.

Comet Center

SU 2.204 — At the Comet Center, students can pick up their Comet Card, purchase discount tickets, receive free notarization services, buy postage stamps and more.

Comet Spirit Programs

SU 2.401Comet Spirit Programs include the UT Dallas mascot, cheerleaders, power dancers, a pep band and the Crush Crew.

Fraternity and Sorority Life

SU 1.610 — UT Dallas is home to 24 national Greek-letter fraternities and sororities from the Inter-fraternity council, the United Greek Council, the National Pan-Hellenic Council and the College Pan-Hellenic Council.

Meteor Theater

SU 2.506Meteor Theater is UT Dallas' student-run movie program that screens popular films throughout the school year.

Student Government

SU 2.401Student Government is the official student voice to UT Dallas administration, the UT System Board of Regents and other governmental entities.

Student Leadership Programs

SU 2.401Student Leadership Programs offer non-credit classes and workshops in leadership development throughout the year.

Student Media

SU 1.601Student Media includes The Mercury, Radio UTD, UTD TV and A Modest Proposal.

Student Organization Center

SU 2.416 — There are nearly 300 student organizations that play an important role in campus life. If you can't find the right fit for you and your friends, you're invited to create your own group.

Student Union and Activities Advisory Board

SU 2.506 — The Student Union and Activities Advisory Board, known as SUAAB, offers a variety of events throughout the academic year.



972-883-6157 (control desk)
972-883-6158 (office)

Address and Directions

Student Union
The University of Texas at Dallas
800 W. Campbell Rd., SU 21
Richardson, TX 75080-3021

Directions to Campus
Campus Map

Hours of Operation*

Fall and spring: 7-2 a.m.
Summer: 7 a.m.-midnight

*Abbreviated schedules during some holidays and at certain times of the year.

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Student Union parking is available in Lot J behind the Activity Center, in Parking Structure 1, and in Lot C or Lot D. View campus map »


Dan Goodwin

Dan Goodwin
Director, Student Union

Delvora King

Delvora King
Assistant Director, Student Union

Homer Salazar

Homer Salazar
Facilities Manager, Student Union and Student Services Building

Andrew Helgeson

Andrew Helgeson
Coordinator, Student Union

Quang Ho

Quang Ho
Coordinator, Student Union

Sean Collins

Sean Collins
Coordinator, Student Union

Betsy Clarke

Betsy Clarke
Administrative Assistant, Student Union

Megan Moser

Megan Moser
Administrative Assistant, Student Union

Daniel Delgado

Daniel Delgado
Media Technology Specialist, Student Union


Jonathan White
Assistant Director, Student Life Programs

Mara Jackson
Assistant Director, Student Life Programs

Samantha Ciraci

Samantha Ciraci
Administrative Assistant I, SUAAB/Meteor Theater