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 an event center that houses our very own night club known as Club UNOH.

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.


Club UNOH provides a relaxed atmosphere that students can enjoy anytime. They can do homework, shoot pool, watch TV or just hang out with friends. Club UNOH has free wireless internet and laptop computers for students to use while visiting the club.

Club UNOH Hours

Monday - Thursday 1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Sunday & Friday 5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.


Elizabeth Carr

419-998-3117 or

Racers Station (Coming Soon)

Opening this summer at the University of Northwestern Ohio is Racers Station, a new activity and social space for UNOH students to enjoy when they aren’t in class. 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, outdoor movie screen, patio and indoor/outdoor available seating, fire pits and more!

Racers Station will be replacing Club UNOH as the home base for Student Activities at UNOH. Events held here will include pool tournaments, trivia night, karaoke night, comedy showcases, video game and board game tournaments, dances, and even larger events like Welcome Week gatherings. Racers Station will also be a 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. When the Station opens, keep an eye out on your UNOH email account to receive word about any event or food specials going on that week.

Currently under construction, Racers Station is set to be opened in August 2016.

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 6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Sunday 2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

The Gymnasium

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 recreational needs are served by eleven city parks, boating and fishing in seven reservoirs, five public and two private golf courses, two state parks, a movie theater, and two bowling alleys.