Ruth S. Harley University Center

Dedicated in 1972 to honor Ruth S. Harley ’24—alumna, professor, University registrar, Dean of Women and Dean of Students—the Ruth S. Harley University Center is the cultural and social hub of Adelphi’s vibrant Garden City campus.

The facilities include an art gallery and student lounges, administrative offices and a full-service cafeteria. Students also enjoy the Back Bar Grill, Tu Taco, Innovation Kitchen, Rosso Verde, Adelphi Street Subs, a salad bar and Cheeburger Cheeburger in the UC Café. On the lower level, the Underground Café features Starbucks coffee, fresh kosher sandwiches and more.

On the second floor, the spacious Thomas Dixon Lovely Ballroom accommodates up to 700 spectators for concerts, lectures and other events.