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The BOG is a venue open to all IIT students!

Current Hours of Operation

The Bog's hours of operation are:

Sunday: 6pm to 10pm

Monday : 12pm to 10pm

Tuesday: 12pm to 10pm

Wednesday:  12pm to 10pm

Thursday: 12pm to 1am

Friday:  12pm to 1am

Saturday: 6pm to 1am

Food service begins everyday at 6pm. 

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 Patrick Fina 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: