About the Student Center

The Norfolk State University Student Center is widely known as the "hub" of the Spartan Campus Experience by providing social, recreational, cultural, leadership and educational services and programs that play a huge part of each student’s academic experience.

Mission of the Student Center

The Student Center promotes interaction, diversity, student development, academic success, campus unity, accessibility, mutual respect and healthy lifestyles. As the heart of university life, the Student Center is committed to providing a safe gathering place that is friendly, student centered, and promotes educational experiences among students, faculty, staff, alumni and the community. 

Student Center Hours

Operational Hours

  • Monday-Friday: 8:00am-10:00pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 11:30am-8:30pm

Student Service Center Operational Hours:

  • Monday-Friday: 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: CLOSED

Events Scheduling

The Student Center is managed through the Campus Events Scheduling System. All activities request must be completed 10 business days prior to needing the space. Click here to access the 25Live Portal. 

Spartan Express

Not sure what to eat? Stop by the Spartan Express located on the first floor of the Student Center. Here you are able to enjoy your favorites such as CHICK-Fil-A, and Tropical Smoothie. Never go hungry with your meal plan! Don't have a meal plan don't worry, Spartan Express accepts cash, credit or debit.

Spartan Express Operational Hours: 

  • Monday-Friday: 
    • Breakfast: 8:00am-9:00am
    • Lunch/Dinner: 10:30am-9:00pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 11:30am-8:30pm

University Book Store 

The University Book Store is managed by Barnes & Noble College and provides everything from apparel to textbooks and everything in between, even snacks!!! You are able to get your textbooks by stopping by the store or even online at www.norfolkstate.bncollege.com. While you're there be sure to grab your latest University Spartan gear!

Book Store Operational Hours:

  • Monday- Thursday: 8:00am-7:00pm
  • Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Saturday: 12:00pm-4:00pm (or 4 hours prior to home football games)
  • Sunday: Closed