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The H. L. Nowell Union, as the nucleus of the campus, is a focal point for campus activity affording enrichment of the campus life.  The Union is designed to enhance the co-curricular education fo the student body.  Through diverse programs and services provided for Delta State student, faculty, staff, alumni and their guest the Union provides opportunity for cultural, intellectual, social, and recreational development.  The Union is a program meeting the daily needs of the university community.  It seeks to enhance understanding and fellowship among the faculty, staff and student body by providing informal association outside the classroom.Located in the Union is the:

  • Student Life Union Office
  • Union Program Council
  • Student Government Association
  • Miss DSU Pageant
  • Most Beautiful Pageant
  • Student Orientation
  • Student Organizations
  • Career Services
  • Delta Statement/Newpaper
  • Vice President of Student Affairs
  • University Calendar Operations
  • Academic Support Lab
  • The Broom/Annual
  • Communications & Marketing
  • University Police
  • Jimmy R. Williams Bookstore
  • Post Office and Copy Center
  • Mill Food Court
  • Student Affairs Custodial Services.

The three-story building is situated at the south end of the quadrangl; the Union stands in the heart of the campus.  At the second-floor level, a balcony encircles the building and provides a panoramic view of campus.

More than just an imposing building, the Union is also an organization, a program, a focal point for campus activity affording enrichment of campus life and encouragement for the growth of individual social competency.  Recognizing the student’s need for recreation without leaving the campus area, the Union offers lounges, T. V. areas, study areas, meeting rooms, banquet rooms, patios, and sun decks.

The Union Program Council, under the leadership of the Student Director of the Union and the advisement of the Director of the Union, provides campus entertainment and opportunities for student involvement in programming.

The H. L. Nowell Union is open 7:30 a.m.-10:00 p.m. Monday through Friday; Closed Saturdays, 5:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. Sunday during the regular academic session.  Hours during the summer are 7:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday; Closed Saturday and Sunday.

For additional information concerning Union activities contact the Student Life Union Office, Room 200, H. L. Nowell Union.

Phone: 662-846-4666