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From our student lounges you will enjoy the “Buena Vista” or beautiful view of campus and the lake.
From our modern residence halls to apartment-style suites, we have a living experience to fit you!
Connected and Comfortable
Pierce and White Halls are connected to many campus buildings through underground walkways, keeping you warm on winter mornings.
Study beside the fire in a student lounge, play skee-ball or foosball in the game lounge, or bake in one of many kitchens.
Living on Campus
BVU offers a variety of co-ed residential student living experiences. Residence hall living options include traditional arrangements in Grand, Pierce, and White halls, as well as wellness housing in Liberty Hall, where residents pledge to live a substance-free healthy lifestyle.
The Suites—in Constitution, Briscoe, and McCorkle halls—are reserved for upperclassmen and offer apartment-style quarters for six residents with a main living area and three bedrooms, each with their own bathroom.
We take food seriously at BVU. Whether it's a quick breakfast before class, lunch with your friends, or a late-night study break snack, we have you covered. We have meal options to satisfy even the hungriest Beaver!
The Food Court, also known as the Serve, is the main cafeteria which boasts a variety of foods and dining options. The menu is planned with input from BVU students!
Located next to the Library, Common Grounds offers Starbucks coffee, soups and sandwiches, as well as other grab-and-go snacks. It's the perfect place for a study break.
From burgers to breakfast, fresh Mex to spicy wings, our on-campus restaurant offers fantastic food blasted with bold, unruly flavor. It's a memorable and craveable experience!
The meal plans at BVU provide students with all-you-can-eat options. Students on the Marquis Plan may visit the Servery at any time. Smaller plans allow for up to 14 meals per week.Learn More
Outdoor Recreation House
BVU students have their very own rec house right on the shores of Storm Lake. The Outdoor Recreation House is available seven days a week, and students can check out kayaks, canoes, paddleboats, and other lake gear, camping and fishing supplies, lawn games, ice skates, a variety of sports equipment, and more. All equipment is free for students on campus!