The Reynolds Club, located at 5706 S. University Ave., is the University’s primary student center and is often thought of as the hub of student life. The building offers a variety event spaces and meeting rooms to be reserved for students free of charge.
The Reynolds Club is also home to Hutchinson Commons, a food facility serving a variety of food options, including Mexican, Indian, and Middle Eastern cuisines, gourmet desserts, $1 milkshakes on Wednesdays, and more. The building also houses two coffee shops: The C-Shop, where you browse offerings from Pret A Manger, and Hallowed Grounds, the student run coffee shop on the second floor.
WHPK, the University’s legendary radio station, is located in the Bell Tower of the Reynolds Club. WHPK, “The Pride of the South Side”, has been broadcasting to Hyde Park and the South Side of Chicago for over 50 years and is dedicated to playing non-mainstream music and providing a voice to the community and local politicians about local and global concerns.
RSOs can find most resources in the Reynolds Club: the Center for Leadership and Involvement Financial Offices (RC003), RSO storage spaces and offices, and the Student Activities Center (RC001). For more information on how to use these resources, contact your Center for Leadership and Involvement advisor.
In Fall of 2017 the Reynolds Club became home to the bust of Dr. Georgiana Rose Simpson (AB 1911, AM'20, PhD'21) who in 1921 became the first African-American woman to earn a PhD from the University of Chicago and one of the first black women to recieve a PhD in the United States. The bust was made possible by the Monumental Women Project.
For more information about the Reynolds Club, including Building Hours, contact the Community Development and Operations team.