University of Northwestern Ohio

Campus Life

The Student Activities Department encourages social, recreational, and moral development of students by providing programs and activities directed toward meeting the wide variety of student needs and interests.

The University of Northwestern Ohio realizes that student activities are an important part of the University experience. To provide the activities required by ever-expanding enrollments, the University has a gymnasium, an indoor athletic center, and our very own student hangout spot Racers Station which serves as a home base for many student activities on campus.

The University also offers a wide variety of special events throughout the year. Some of the more popular events include welcome week, fall and winter bowling nights, comedy nights, live music events, student truck pulls, and involvement in various clubs. The University of Northwestern Ohio schedules a variety of dances throughout the year; the most popular is the annual Halloween dance.

Racers Station

Racer's Station
 Inside images of racers station

Racers Station is an activity and social space for UNOH students to enjoy in their free time. Racers Station is a student-only facility with pool tables, video game stations, small group and large group seating areas, a study corner, Wi-Fi access, patio and outdoor dining space, fire pits and more!

Racers Station is the home base for Student Activities at UNOH. Events that are held here include pool tournaments, karaoke night, comedy showcases, video game and board game tournaments, dances, and even larger events like Welcome Week gatherings. Racers Station is the place where students can grab a quick snack between or after classes with offerings like hot dogs, chips, candy, water, Gatorade, pop, quick-serve sandwiches and more. Keep an eye out on your UNOH email account to receive word about any event or food specials going on that week.

Racers Station Hours

Monday - Thursday 1:00 pm -10:00 pm

Friday - Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm 


Student Activities Coordinator

419-998-3117 or

Indoor Athletic Complex

 Indoor Athletic Complex
 Students using the indoor athletic complex

The Indoor Athletic Complex offers a large variety of cardio equipment, weight lifting machines, free weights, rock wall, and a fitness room; and is free for all current UNOH students.

IAC Hours

Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Saturday - 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Sunday - 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

The Gymnasium

 UNOH Racers gym

The gymnasium aka "The Garage" is available for sporting events, intramural sports, entertainment groups, visiting lecturers and other special programs.

These facilities provide excellent opportunities for activities that develop skills in leadership and responsibility, as well as activities that are necessary for success in today's business world. They provide the necessary cultural and social environments to prepare students for the productive future they desire.

All hours of operation are posted in their respective areas.

The University encourages all students to become involved in organizations and activities. Student involvement in various clubs and activities is a great way to make lifelong friends.

Lima’s recreational needs are served by eleven city parks, boating and fishing in seven reservoirs, one private and six public golf courses, two state parks, a movie theater, and a bowling alley.