The mission of the Falcon Center is to provide activities and services for the Fairmont State community. Through various recreational and social programs the center and its staff will provide an atmosphere to support the out-of-class experience as part of the total educational process while advancing the institutional missions and supporting college persistence. These programs will promote a sense of community and loyalty to Fairmont State and Pierpont while serving as a meeting place for intellectual, physical and development growth of students, faculty and staff as individuals or as part of a group.
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The Falcon Center, centrally located on campus, provides an environment where students and employees can comfortably interact with one another while enjoying a variety of fitness and wellness programs, eating areas and study lounges. The campus bookstore, dining services, a food court, game room, and much more is available for both students and employees. Need to use some equipment? View the list of equipment checkout items.
Included in the 126,000 square foot facility is:
7,000 square feet of fitness equipment including tread mills, bikes, stair-steppers, elliptical trainers, selectorized/plate-loaded weight equipment, free weights, and cardio- theater are available.
5 versatile courts marked for basketball, volleyball, badminton, tennis and indoor soccer.
2 multi-purpose rooms providing a variety of classes (Zumba, Yoga, Martial Arts, spinning and many more). Enjoy the soft, padded flooring and the companionship of others enjoying fitness.
The Intramural Sports program provides organized sport and recreational activities for all students and faculty/staff at FSU and Pierpont. The program also offers opportunity to participate in individual, dual and team competition in season, weekend and tournament play at all skill levels. Such sports may include Dodge ball, Basketball, Flag Football, Texas Hold Em and many more.
Aquatics include a four-lane, 25 yard lap/fitness pool, whirlpool, sauna, and outdoor sunning deck. Enjoy Water Aerobics or test yourself in our annual indoor triathlon.
Five laps around make a mile on the four-lane cushioned jogging/walking track, with available stretch areas. The track wraps around the top of 2 gyms so you are always viewing the activity while exercising.
Spacious locker rooms with individualized shower stall and full lockers that may be rented.
Dining hall seats 500 with a spacious outdoor terrace. A variety of food and "all you can eat" is offered through multiple stations. Learn more about Dining Services.
The bookstore, Bound For Success, is located on the second level of the Falcon Center. Just look for the beautiful mural on the end wall. A variety of school and pleasure books, clothing and many amenities are available for your convenience.
Study Lounges are located throughout the Falcon Center. You can find one on the second floor and another on the third floor. The building is wireless so find a comfortable sofa and open your laptop.
The Computer lab, conveniently located on the third floor of the Falcon Center is available for long hours for students studying needs.
The food court and convenience store is located in the Falcon Center for a quick bite to eat.
Student Health Services is also conveniently located on the third floor of the Falcon Center for student health needs.
The Copy Center is located on the third floor of the Falcon Center for printing needs.
Conference Center offers 2,300 sq ft of comfortable meeting space. The 2,300 sq ft can be split up into three different conference rooms upon request. A convenient drop down screen and state-of-the-art electronic system makes presentations efficient and professional.
Your ID Card is one of the most valuable forms of identification you will have while attending Fairmont State University. ID Cards are used for various services around campus. Please visit Campus Card Services, located on the first floor of the Falcon Center, for you all your ID Card needs and questions.