Carl Hansen Student Center

This multipurpose facility located on the Mount Carmel Campus provides opportunities for the Quinnipiac community to come together in a relaxed atmosphere. The Carl Hansen Student Center is home to Quinnipiac’s main dining hall and a variety of services and functions which include:


As the official banking partner of Quinnipiac University, People’s United Bank is available on campus via multiple automated teller machines (ATMs), nearby full-service branches at 3496 Whitney Avenue (203-248-1115) and 2165 Dixwell Avenue (203-281-0531) in Hamden, and online via


The bookstore, open to the Quinnipiac community and the public, is located in the rotunda of the Carl Hansen Student Center, between the post office and the bank. The bookstore carries textbooks, general books, school supplies, licensed merchandise, insignia giftware, greeting cards, snacks, as well as health and beauty aids. The store hours are Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. The bookstore is closed on Sundays.

Commuter Lockers

There are commuter lockers conveniently located on the second floor. Lockers are available at the beginning of the academic year on a first-come, first-served basis. Interested commuter students should contact the Office of Campus Life or fill out a Commuter Locker Request Form, which can be found on Do You QU, under the Campus Life profile page.

Campus Information Center

The Information Center is centrally located on the first floor of the Carl Hansen Student Center near the main entrance. It is a resource for the Quinnipiac community and visitors. The Information Center, staffed by student employees, is open Monday through Friday and some weekend hours. Student staff members are available to provide information pertaining to campus events and directions for procedures unique to student activities.

Office Locations

The Carl Hansen Student Center is home to several offices for student organizations such as the Student Government Association, the Student Programming Board, student media groups, and fraternity and sorority life. The center offers a multipurpose programming space, student media, a fraternity and sorority life suite, a student organization and graphic arts suite, multicultural suite, religious life meeting space and prayer space, as well as several meeting rooms. In addition, the Office of Campus Life is housed on the second floor of the Student Center in suite 202.

Post Office

The main post office, located on the first floor of the Carl Hansen Student Center, is open Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. All resident students are assigned boxes.