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Frick Center

The Frick Center is the community center of Elmhurst College. Serving students, faculty, staff, alumni and guests, Frick is a place for students to eat, meet, pick up their mail, chalk their cues, log on and get connected, listen to speakers and bands, or attend a student organizational meeting.

Within the Frick Center, Chartwells Dining Services operates the main Café, the E.C. Grille and Seattle’s Best Coffee Bar. The Game Room in the Bluejays’ Roost offers billiards equipment, ping pong tables, and a variety of table games (equipment available at the Student Organization Center).

The Information Desk at the entrance to the Frick Center serves as the campus communication hub, providing directory assistance and information about campus events. You can reach the Information Desk at (630) 617-3500. 

Other services available in the Frick Center include an ATM machine, fax machine, postage machine and a vending machine to purchase beverages and snacks.

Rooms in the Frick Center may be reserved for recognized student groups and departments within the College community for regular business meetings, social programs and programs open to the public. To reserve a space, go to the College's scheduling page.

The Frick Center is home to a variety of administrative offices and student services, including:

  • The Dean of Students
  • Student Success
  • Intercultural Student Affairs
  • Leadership, Service and Engagement
  • Campus Conduct & Compliance
  • The Learning Center
  • The Mail Room
  • Office of Student Activities & Fraternity & Sorority Life

The Frick Center also houses the offices of several student organizations, including:

  • Student Government Association
  • Union Board (programming board)
  • The Leader (student newspaper)
  • WRSE 88.7 FM
  • Spiritual Life Council
  • QSA (Queer Straight Alliance)
  • Muslim Student Association
  • Black Student Union
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Alpha Phi Omega
  • Best Buddies
  • Relay for Life

The Frick Center Advisory Council meets monthly to advise the staff of the Frick Center on policy and services. Comprising of faculty, staff and student representatives from Student Government Association, Union Board and the Frick Center student staff, the Advisory Council provides feedback and input to help ensure, and sharpen, our focus on community and student learning.

The Frick Center is a member of the Association of College Unions International.

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