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Purdue Memorial Union

Purdue Memorial Union

101 N. Grant Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907
(765) 494-8900
Building Hours: Sun-Thurs, 5:30am-1am; Fri-Sat

The Purdue Memorial Union (PMU) has been the center of community at Purdue University since 1924. Constructed as a monument to the Purdue men and women who died in World War I, the Union serves as a meeting place for students, faculty, alumni, and visitors. PMU offers something for everyone with its 10-lane bowling alley, billiard room, video arcade, and art gallery.

Dining options include the full-service sit-down restaurant, Pappy’s Sweet Shop which originated in 1927, and serves a full breakfast menu, burgers, meatloaf, and ice cream. Mon-Fri, 7am-11pm; Sat-Sun, 7:30am-9pm.
The food court offers Mexican, Thai, Italian, sandwiches, cereal and Starbucks. Times vary by vendor and season. See website for current operating times.
The Sagamore Restaurant offers table service for breakfast and lunch, as well as a daily lunch buffet. Mon-Fri, 6:30am-10am, 11am-1:30pm; Sat-Sun, 6:30am-11am.

The PMU Rack and Roll offers glow-in-the-dark bowling, rock music and laser lights for a unique, high-energy bowling experience.

The Robert L. Ringle Gallery displays rotating visual art exhibits from students, faculty and nationally known artists.
Admission is FREE. Mon-Sat, 10am-5pm; Thurs, 10am-8pm; Sun, 1pm-5pm

TV’s in the basement dining area are a great place to watch the game while grabbing a bite to eat or warming up with a cup of coffee or hot chocolate.

The PMU Catering & Events Department will be happy to organize and cater your tailgate!

Purdue Memorial Union Interior


Purdue Memorial Union Food Court"Pappy's Sweet Shop" at the Purdue Memorial Union