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The nine-story Vaughn Center is a multi-purpose facility that serves as the hub of student life and activity on The University of Tampa campus.

The Vaughn Center houses a variety of campus offices including Residence Life, Orientation and Conduct, and Student Leadership and Engagement. Additionally there are multiple dining service eateries, the campus bookstore, Spartan Game Room and a variety of student organization office and meeting spaces.

The information desk, located on the first floor, provides schedules and information for campus events and services. Students can check out a loan-key for their residence hall room, or request assistance with an event hosted in the building.

The third through eighth floors are used for student residence. Living arrangements include suites with two double rooms sharing a bathroom. Students who live in the Vaughn Center use a proximity card for elevator access to their individual floors.

Lastly, the ninth floor serves as a conference center and provides a spectacular view of the campus, Hillsborough River, downtown Tampa and Tampa Bay. The ninth floor is designed for audio-visual presentations, meetings and dining for special events and conferences.

Contact Information

To contact the Vaughn Center Information Desk please dial (813) 257-3515. A staff member is on duty and present during normal hours of operation.



Mission Statement

The Vaughn Center shall serve as the entity that houses the true spirit of campus life by striving to provide:

A safe, comfortable and caring environment for social and intellectual growth;
Amenities to serve the ever-changing needs of campus;
Efficient and courteous service to students, faculty, staff, alumni and guests, and
Leadership opportunities through involvement and student employment.

The Vaughn Center will endure as a home where ideas are shared, friendships are created and memories are made.