The Rocky Top Student Center serves as the living room for the York Hill Campus. This lodge-inspired design, which uses 10 different types of wood, instantly transports students and community members with expansive vistas of New Haven and Long Island Sound. It is easy to marvel at the attention to detail in every aspect of the Rocky Top Student Center as students are surrounded by 293 representations of the Quinnipiac mascot.

Similar to the Carl Hansen Student Center, the Rocky Top Student Center aims to provide opportunities for the Quinnipiac community to come together in a relaxed atmosphere and also offers a variety of services and functions for all members of the Quinnipiac community which include:


There is an ATM located by the Information Center on the second floor of the Rocky Top Student Center near the main entrance for use during normal business hours.

eSports Lab 

The eSports Lab in the Rocky Top Student Center is open to competitive and casual gamers alike. The facility features 24 PC stations, Nintendo Switch docks, a PlayStation 5, and an Xbox One in a lounge space for all to enjoy. It is home to our MAAC Champion eSports program (SSBU: 2022, ’23, ’24; Valorant: 2023; Rocket League: 2024).

Office Locations

The fourth floor houses additional offices for the Department of Campus Life, the Office of Residential Life, and Wellness. In addition to these offices there is a shared organizational suite for the Student Government Association, Student Programming Board, Defend the Den, and Residence Hall Council and a conference room for students, faculty and staff.​

On the Rocks

On the Rocks Pub & Grill is located on the second floor of the Rocky Top Student Center. The space is outfitted with 16 flat screen TVs, gaming tables, an AV system and a variety of seating and dining options. The restaurant nights are run by students, for students, and meal points can be used for food/non-alcoholic beverages. On nights the Pub is not a restaurant, the space may be reserved for special events. Student organizations should follow typical event registration processes, while departments/offices may contact the Department of Facilities Events staff at

Post Office Pickup Lockers

The Pickup Locker location is on the second floor of Rocky Top Student Center. The pickup lockers provide self-service distribution of mail and packages received on behalf of resident students. All mail and packages are logged into a tracking system that will notify recipients for pickup.

Public Safety

The York Hill Public Safety office is located on the first floor of the Rocky Top Student Center. Students can call or drop in to address any questions or concerns. 

Student Health Services

Student Health Services has a location on the York Hill Campus, on the ground floor of the Rocky Top Student Center, opposite the “H” entrance of the Crescent Residence Hall. A healthcare provider, under the direction of the Student Health Services medical director, is available Monday through Friday, noon to 8 p.m. during the academic calendar.