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Due to COVID-19, The Bog is currently open Monday through Friday, from 10am to 7pm. We are currently offering billiards and table tennis equipment.

The BOG is a venue open to all IIT students!

Current Hours of Operation

Come join us in The BOG (located on the lower level of Hermann Hall). We have all the current video game systems, arcade games (including Dance Dance Revolution and Initial D5 Racing), darts, billiards, foosball, air hockey, and ping pong.

We also have an 8-lane bowling alley that is available for free play with a valid HawkCard during any of our normal operating hours. 

Reserve the BOG

Are you interested in using The BOG on a Thursday, Friday or Saturday between the hours of 5 pm and 1 am?
Union Board manages the programming calendar for evening hours in The BOG on Thursday, Friday and Saturday! Make sure to work with them when planning your events.
Reach out to to see what availability is left for the current semester.

Are you interested in using The BOG during any other time? If you are a student organization or a department, reach out to Campus Life at If you are an outside company, reach out to Events Services.

Commuter Lounge

The BOG (located in the lower level of Hermann Hall) is also home to the Commuter Lounge. Open Monday-Friday from 12 p.m.-6 p.m., you can bring your homework, your lunch, or just hang out and play games. Amenities of the lounge include a refrigerator, microwave, and all games (including bowling)!

Upcoming Events

We have something happening every Thursday and Friday (and most Saturdays, too)! Come down and check it out! For regular updates, check out our Facebook page: