South Village Student Center

WPI South Village Student center

Located at 44 West Street, WPI's South Village Student Center serves as a place for community, collegiality, socialization, and learning. The Student Center features work and meeting space for all students, student organizations, faculty, and staff, and includes a visitor reception area, an e-sports lounge, graduate student lounge, a large conference room, game room, multipurpose/recreation room, student hoteling office space, Student Life offices, a dining hall, and a 24-hour micro market.

Building Hours of Operation

Open 7 days a week during the academic year

Monday-Sunday from 8 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Open for two days after the last day of class in D-term

Thursday, May 4 and Friday, May 5 from 8 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Closed for the summer

Reopening in late August 2023

Contact Kim Wykes, Assistant Director of Campus Center Operations; Email: or Phone: 508-831-6806

Dining & Food Options

  • Fuller Dining Hall (Room 102); view hours and menus here
  • Eat-in or dine-out with Green-to-Go program 
  • Chef-prepared "Den Dinners" prepped by WPI, prepared by you (similar to home delivery meal kits)
  • Smoothie Bar
  • 24/7 Smart Market (coffee and hot beverages to start; additional food offerings available in A-term)  
  • Vending Machines

Additional Amenities in the South Village Student Center 

  • Tech Suite – Room 204 (reserve on 25LIVE
  • Tech Suite  – Room 205 (reserve on 25LIVE)
  • Tech Suite  – Room 207 (reserve on 25LIVE
  • Tech Suite – Room 208 (reserve on 25LIVE
  • Graduate Student Lounge - Room 206 with Cable TV (Roku)
  • E-sports Lounge - Room 213 (reserve on 25LIVE)
  • Game room with game tables – Room 212 (reserve on 25LIVE
  • Multi-purpose room (gym) with exercise machines, free weights, and yoga mats – Room 216 (reserve on 25LIVE)
  • Large conference room – Room 201 (reserve on 25LIVE)
  • Pay-for-print printer available at Information Center Desk. Pay for printouts with Goatbucks.
  • First-aid kit at Information Center Desk
  • Water-filling stations
  • Two bulletin boards for flyers. One near Information Desk (A-frame on wheels) and one mounted to wall in stairwell - drop off paper flyers at the Information Center Desk
  • Digital display screens to post events located in the lobby near Information Center Desk - Get instructions on how to upload your flyer
  • Charging stations for mobile devices
  • Items you can loan out from the Information Center Desk: Gaming consoles (Nintendo Switch and Xbox Series S), laptops; phone chargers, card readers, HDMI cables, power cords, umbrellas, lawn and board games such as Pickleball, Spike Ball, playing cards, Uno card game, Gobblet, and Bananagrams
  • Elevator (accessible 24/7)
  • Gender-inclusive, multi-stall, accessible restrooms 
  • Outdoor patio tables
  • Outdoor bike racks at Cedar Street entrance
  • WPI Shuttle Stop on Corner of West and Cedar Street (to and from the main campus)
  • Blue light emergency phone on West Street
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Esports Lounge

Esports Lounge

Our state-of-the-art 12 monitor Esports lounge located in South Village is open to all students from 8am-11pm. Our own WPI Esports Club holds weekly tournaments - League of Legends, Overwatch, Valorant, Apex Legends, Fortnite, CS:GO, DotA, R6: Siege, Rocket League, Hearthstone, and Osu! The club also competes in intercollegiate tournaments for the top esports titles. If you are interested in joining, the club is open to all students - no skill rank minimums - and provides a great environment to have fun. 

Yoga Class

Multipurpose Room and Gym

South Village also offers a multipurpose room and gym available to all students from 8am-11pm and the possibility to reserve the space for special events. From 8am-12pm the space is reserved for free weights and cardio machines. The gym includes free weights ranging from 5-50 lbs including dumbbells, bags, kettlebells, and med balls. There are also 11 cardio machines including ellipticals, treadmills, and bikes. South Village also offers free Yoga and Zumba classes on Tuesday and Thursday nights at 5:30pm taught by certified instructors. Check 25Live for weekly availability and to sign up your event!

Game Room

Game Room

XBOX Series S: Games Nintendo Switch: Games
Minecraft  HASBRO Game Night 
FIFA 22 Just Dance 2022
NBA 2K23 Mario Kart 8 Deluxe 
Fortnite  Mario Party Superstars 
Madden 22 Minecraft
Fall Guys  Nintendo Sports 
Among Us Overcooked+Overcooked 2
Apex Super Smash Bros Ultimate   
Rocket League   
Asphalt 9  
F1 2022  

Additional Features:

  • Foosball Table 
  • Air Hockey Table 
  • Board Games

Gaming Monday's

Gaming Monday

SVSC Events

Below are some previous events held at South Village! You can use 25Live and TechSync to sign up your event today!

GSG Christmas Party

GSG Christmas Event 1
GSG Christmas Event 2
GSG Christmas Event 3
GSG Christmas Event 4
GSG Christmas Event 5
GSG Christmas Event 6
GSG Christmas Event 7
GSG Christmas Event 8