Student Activity Center

Stay Fit
Fuel Up
Have Fun

The Student Activity Center is the center of student life, offering a place to hang out, get active, and have fun.

All students have free access to the SAC and all activities.

NOTE: Due to the ongoing pandemic, all visitors to the SAC are required to wear a mask for the duration of their visit. Anyone found not wearing a mask may be asked to leave the facility. The only exception to this rule is when eating or drinking in the Zollar CafĂ©. Please check in at the front desk before working out in any area of the building.

The Student Activity Center (SAC)

Student Activity Center is the hub of student life on the Dowagiac Campus

Fitness Center

The Freshman 15 will have nothing on you if you take advantage of the fitness center, which features both weight and cardio areas.

Free fitness classes such as yoga and Body Pump are offered all year round.

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Resistance Pools

Tired of the treadmill? Go for a swim in one of three resistance pools.


Student swimming in the SAC resistance pools


Gather some friends for a pick-up game of basketball, volleyball, floor hockey, you name it. Equipment can be checked out at the front desk.


Students playing basketball in the gym

Racquetball Courts

Grab a buddy and challenge them to a game of racquetball on one of two courts.


Playing Raquestball in the Student Activity Center Court

Rock Climbing Room

The Canyon rock climbing room features a 35-foot rock wall and 12-foot bouldering wall.

Read more about The Canyon.


Student climbing in the SAC Rock Climbing room

Game Room

Complete with gaming consoles and the latest video games as well as pool, ping pong, and foosball tables, the game room is a great space to chill between classes.


The game room in the SAC

Event Theatre

The theatre plays host to movie nights, open mic nights, special speakers, and more.


Students sitting in the Student Activity Center Events Theatre listening to a spreaker


The SAC hosts events like Campus Bash, Speed Friending, DIY Crafting, Giant Game Nights, and more all year round.

Students posing for a photo at a student life event

Roadrunner Trails

Six miles of wooded trails offer a tranquil escape for a walk or run. For a challenge, check out a mountain bike or cross-country skis from the SAC.

View a map of the Roadrunner Trails here.

Students biking on the SMC Roadrunner Trails
Aerial photo of Dowagiac Campus