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Creation Date

12-19-2012

Building Name

UNF Student Union

Description

UNF Student Union , Jacksonville, Fl.

The Student Union is the student activity center at the University of North Florida (UNF) in Jacksonville, Florida, U.S. The first such building in UNF's history, it opened in 2009. It is located on the university's campus across from UNF Arena. On April 18, 2012, the AIA's Florida Chapter ranked UNF's Student Union fourth on its list of Florida Architecture: 100 Years. 100 Places. The facility cost $ 50.4 million.

UNF's Student Union consists of two buildings connected by a covered walkway known as Osprey Plaza. The structure includes contains the UNF bookstore, a convenience store, restaurants, a game room, an auditorium, a ballroom, Community First bank branch, an LGBT Resource Center, and an amphitheater. UNF student government is housed there, as is the Center for Student Media, which includes UNF's student newspaper The Spinnaker, Osprey Television, and Osprey Radio. The Lufrano Intercultural Gallery of Art and other various student organizations like Greek Life have their offices in the facility. The Boathouse restaurant is the third variant of the UNF tradition. The food court has Quiznos, Salsarita's, Coyote Jack's, and Chick-N-Grill. Market Days are held each Wednesday from 10am-3pm in Osprey Plaza and features vendors from the region.

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30.27308611, -81.50901389

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; UNF Student Union; University of North Florida; Osprey Plaza; UNF Bookstore; Community First Bank; Center for Student Media; Boathouse restaurant; Foodcourt; College campuses --- Florida --- Jacksonville.

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