Assumption’s campus offers a superb learning environment: a peaceful and beautiful setting on 180 park-like acres, while the vibrant downtown energy of Worcester, New England’s second largest city, is just five minutes away. You’ll find a safe, traditional campus fused with modern buildings, technology, and amenities that enhance your ability to learn.
Assumption University Bookstore
The Assumption University Bookstore is located on the second floor of the Hagan Campus Center. The Bookstore provides the university community with textbooks, general trade and reference books, school supplies, clothing, gift items, and drinks and snacks. The Bookstore hours are posted during each semester. For the convenience of Graduate and Continuing & Career Education students, in addition to the regular hours, the Bookstore is open until 6:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday during the first two weeks of each Fall and Spring semester, and during the first week of each Summer session. MasterCard, Discover, and Visa are accepted. Books can be ordered online by clicking here.
Campus Ministry strives to give life and meaning to the motto of Assumption University, “…until Christ be formed in you,” by its efforts to enable the members of the university community to be seekers of truth who are rooted in the Gospel and who embrace the personal responsibility of their baptismal call to bring about a world of justice, peace, and love. This mission is carried out through a variety of spiritual development programs. Located in the Tinsley Campus Ministry Center, attached to the Chapel, the Office of Campus Ministry can be reached at 508-767-7419 Monday–Friday, from 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
The department of Public Safety maintains 24-hour coverage in an effort to protect and assist all students and university personnel. Campus Police is located in Kennedy Memorial Hall on the main road of the campus. The on-campus extensions are 5555 for emergencies and 7225 or 7226 for non-emergencies. Individuals calling from off-campus should call 508-767-7225 or 508-767-7226 for non-emergencies.
The Taylor Dining Hall is open to students for lunch and dinner Monday through Friday, and for brunch and dinner Saturday and Sunday during the Fall and Spring semesters: Charlie’s, located in the Hagan Campus Center, is open during the Fall and Spring semesters.
Information Technology Center
The Information Technology Center provides technology support to computer users across the campus. The new facility houses public access labs and technology-rich classrooms with over 150 computers as well as help staff for the community.
The Emmanuel d’Alzon Library is fully accessible, and has a seating capacity of 350, including three group study rooms. The growing collection consists of more than 200,000 volumes and the Library subscribes to more than 1,125 journals, including 800 electronic journals and more than 90 online databases. Also available are materials on video-cassette, compact disc, DVD, microfilm and microfiche. Our access to other resources is facilitated by our participation in local, regional, and national library networks.
The Media Center provides audio-visual services to the university community and is located in the DiPasquale Building. The Media Center houses a television studio which is used for a wide variety of academic disciplines including: psychology, communication skills, history, foreign languages, speech, counseling techniques, and television production.
Plourde Recreation Center
The Plourde Recreation Center houses a six-lane swimming pool, an aerobics/dance studio, four racquetball courts, a jogging/walking indoor track, a fitness center fully equipped with treadmills, liferowers, Precor bikes, BodyMaster machines, and free weights, locker rooms, saunas, lounges, and recreational sports offices. CCE students may use the facility on a pay-per-use basis, or purchase a semester or yearly membership. The cost is $5.00 per visit for students and $5.00 per visit for guests or spouses. Semester memberships are $125 while a yearly membership is $325.