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Popular Spaces

CWRU students have spoken! These are some of the most popular spaces across campus for studying, meeting with a group, taking a break or just hanging out with friends.

Building/Area

Room/Area

Capacity

Space description

Thwing Center

Atrium

150

Atrium of Thwing Center, where students can socialize, study, relax, meet, and hold events.

TVUC

Atrium

200

Atrium of the Tinkham Veale University Center, where students can meet, socialize and occasionally hold events. Guests may dine at the Bon Appetit food court.

Wade Commons

Pioneer Room

60

Often used for studying, group-work, or for meeting with friends. Events may also be held in this space.

Wade Commons

Red Cat Room

66

Often used for studying, group-work, or for meeting with friends. Events may also be held in this space.

Kelvin Smith Library

Cramelot Café

50-60

Relaxing area to grab coffee or a quick snack while studying. Bon Appetit food vendor

Peter B. Lewis

PBL Café

50-60

Relaxing area to grab coffee or a quick snack while studying. Café by A Taste of Excellence. Limited evening access for non-business majors.

Village Starbucks

Café area

30

Students tend to grab their coffee, hang out, and do homework.

Carlton Commons

Lobby area

100+

Open space to study in sitting areas and study rooms.

Leutner Commons

Basement sitting area

30-50

Open area with fireplace, tables, and sitting areas to hangout or do homework.

Nord Hall

Atrium

100+

Students on the quad can come here and grab a bite to eat at Einstein Bros. Bagels or hangout in any of the seating areas or tables.

Sears

Atrium

25+

Students may hangout out in this area waiting for class or after going to Grab It.

Bingham

Basement Lounge

40+

Relaxing area engineering students gather to study, work on projects together, and rest in between classes. Public student access to building generally till 6 p.m. on weekdays.