Social Hangouts

Campus Life - Social Hangouts

Farinon College Center

The 68,000-square-foot Farinon College Center houses a student restaurant, food court, convenience store, post office, movie theater, and College Store. Many student organizations, meetings, events, and College offices are housed there, including the Landis Community Outreach Center and The Lafayette newspaper.

Gilbert’s

A favorite spot for studying and socializing, Gilbert’s pours Seattle’s Best coffee and specialty espresso drinks and offers a full menu all day and late into the night. Gilbert’s also hosts small bands, acoustic acts, and poetry slams.

The Spot

The Spot hosts dance parties, concerts, formals, sports parties, and more. Located in a beautiful building on North Third St., at the base of College Hill, this space is outfitted with a DJ booth, professional sound and lighting systems, and bar area with a big-screen TV. The kitchen serves food, and three game rooms encourage student interaction in a positive, safe environment.

RSS Student Blogs

  • Why Not? May 22, 2015
    By Chelsea Cutino ’15 Here at Lafayette we have a saying roughly equivalent to the popular phrase “YOLO” (You only live once). It’s called “cur non” and translates to “why not?” All joking aside, though, cur non conveys the adventurous, ambitious spirit of the school’s founder, the Marquis de Lafayette, and it is this sort […]
    Chelsea Cutino
  • ¡Hasta Luego España! May 20, 2015
    My last final was on Wednesday, the 13th.  I remember feeling relieved when I turned it in as I normally do at the end of final exams – it’s a good feeling to have zero academic responsibilities after the stress of studying for finals.  However, as soon as I walked out the classroom door, it […]
    Scott Paulis
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