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Northwest Missouri State University


J.W. Jones Student Union

Student UnionJ. W. Jones Student Union is equipped with five meeting rooms, three dining rooms, the Boardroom, and the Ballroom for larger events. Under the policy section you will find more detailed information regarding the set-ups and capacities for each room. One room or all rooms may be reserved to accommodate your event.

The first floor of J.W. Jones Student Union houses Bearcat Commons, our all-you-care-to-eat residential restaurant that offers a variety of options including a Mediterranean kitchen, produce market and deli, an All-American grill, Tex Mex cuisine, a fresh bakery and exhibition stations, as well as a Mongolian grill.

The Jones, located on the second floor of J.W. Jones Student Union features retail locations such as Chick-fil-A, Einstein Bros. Bagels, Zen Asian and a Provisions on Demand (P.O.D.) mini-convenience store featuring Red Mango.

The Student Engagement Center, home of Auxiliary Services, ID Operations, Student Affairs, Residential Life, Office of Campus Activities, Volunteer and Civic Engagement and the International and Intercultural Center, is located on the Second floor. The Student Engagement Center is a welcoming area where students are encouraged and challenged to connect with the Northwest community including their peers, faculty, and staff. The Engagement Center Team will provide well informed services, information and resources. While the space is available to all campus community members, resources will be designed to support the goals of the offices and programs located in the Student Engagement space.

While classes are in session the Student Union is open Monday –Friday 7am to Midnight and every Saturday and Sunday from 10am to midnight.