Arnold Hall Student Center

Arnold Hall

Location & Phones

2302 Cadet Drive
719-333-2710 - General Information
719-333-2750 - Director
719-333-3908 - Haps
719-333-4496 - Cadet Entertainment
719-333-2721 - Arnold Hall Theater


Arnold Hall
Mon. - Thu.  7 am - 11 pm
Friday - 7 am - midnight
Saturday - 9 am - 1 am
Sunday - 9 am - 11 am
Closed Federal Holidays

Mon. - Sat. 6 pm - 11 pm
Closed Sunday and Federal Holidays

Richter Lounge Food Court
Mon. — Fri.  10 am - 3 pm
Closed Weekends & Federal Holidays

Arnold Hall Ballroom
Cadet Entertainment
Arnold Hall Ballroom


Arnold Hall Student Center's mission is to be a world class student center which provides recreational activities, social development and Cadet Entertainment, by cadets for cadets programs. Arnold Hall Student Center works to provide an atmosphere in which the cadets can relax.


Arnold Hall Theater

Capacity 2,769 and 40 handicap seats, used for lectures, briefings, concerts and plays.

Arnold Hall Ballroom

Capacity 2,000, used for dances, squadron functions, lectures, briefings, information fairs.

Conference Rooms

2 rooms for small gatherings, briefings, or classes.

Cadet Lodge

A log cabin west of Arnold Hall on Pavilion Drive, capacity of 200, a small kitchen and a fireplace. Used for cadet squadron gatherings, small out of office briefings and gatherings.

Lawrence Paul Outdoor Picnic Pavilion

A covered picnic area west of Arnold Hall on Pavilion Drive.


Cadet Lounge for 2nd degree and 1st degree cadets ages 21+.

Richter Lounge Food Court

An AAFES venue, open to the public.

Polaris Perk Coffee Shop

Proudly serves Starbucks® brand coffees and drinks.


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Arnold Hall Student Center offers a variety of recreational activities. Classes that provide fun and social decorum education such as:

  • Cadet Entertainment - By Cadets, For Cadets Concerts
  • Cadet lead dance classes and dance groups
  • Dropzone Gaming Center in Haps
  • Open Mic Nights
  • Paint and Sip
  • Wine Appreciation
  • Cooking classes
  • Seasonal Fairs
  • Pre-game football tailgate parties
  • Summer quad parties and more.

Arnold Hall Student Center holds two grand balls a year for cadets
and their guests:

Cadet Air Force Birthday Ball

Held in September to celebrate the creation of the Air Force.

Ring Dance

Celebrates the 2nd degree cadets upon receiving their class rings and becoming 1st degree cadets.