HSG Campus life The HSG Campus is more than a collection of lecture halls and seminar rooms. It is also a place of encounter and art. To help you find your way, you can use the HSG campus map. Campustour Extracurricular activities: Unisport To keep your body and mind in balance, Unisport offers you a wide range of sports at its own and third-party sports facilities. The sports programme includes more than 250 training sessions in over 90 sports every week. Most of our courses and services are provided free of charge. Various additional services are also available for a fee. Some training sessions have a limited number of places. Student Union (SHSG) The Student Union (SHSG) is an official body of the University of St.Gallen and actively contributes to its development. It is the umbrella organisation for all student activities at the HSG. Its central tasks are to maintain the coordination of student activities, to facilitate the flow of information, and to provide advice and support. In addition, it fulfills other important functions and accompanies student initiatives in the planning and implementation of projects. Student clubs At the HSG, more than half of all students are involved in one of our almost 120 student clubs or in an academic sorority alongside their studies. There are no limits to your individual interests thanks to the wide range of activities on offer. In this way, you can find a balance to everyday university life, pursue your own goals and invest energy in an organisation that you support and shape with full passion. The most important rooms on campus: Library In our library you will find over 550,000 printed books and periodicals, 175,000 e-books, 800 printed magazines and newspaper subscriptions. You also have access to 70,000 licensed electronic journals. A total of 550 study stations are available, as well as various PCs used as research stations and multifunctional devices for printing, copying and scanning. You will need your HSGcard for printing and copying. The library staff will be happy to help you with questions about literature and information searches. Further information: Introducing the HSG Library: Video FAQ with video tutorials Study and group rooms Are you looking for a place to study undisturbed or to write your thesis? You'll find numerous study and work spaces on campus or within walking distance. Use the seatfinder to find out about the opening hours of the respective buildings and the available spaces. Students can reserve group rooms online. If you have any problems, the PC tutors will be happy to help you. IT infrastructure The University of St. Gallen provides students with various devices such as printers, scanners and PCs for use. There are four computer rooms (01-U102, 01-U103, 01-U179 and 01-U206) in the main building. In addition to standard software, the computers have a comprehensive repertoire of software such as STATA, JMP, Atlas.ti and many more. For more information, see here (HSG Login required). Catering options (Sapelli, Cafeterias) Our Sapelli cafeteria offers a wide selection of dishes over lunch, which vary in price. At the cold and warm buffet you can also put together your own individual meal or choose a menu. Starting at CHF 6.20, you can get a warm meal. You can find the current menu here. In addition to the Mensa A in Building 07, there are two other cafés in Buildings 01 and 09, which offer a range of baked pastries, cakes, sandwiches and other snacks as well as various hot and cold drinks throughout the day. The Migros Cooperative is the operator of the cafeterias on campus. Sport facilities To keep your body and mind in balance, Unisport offers you a wide range of sports at its own and third-party sports facilities. On our campus, you have access to a sports complex with sports halls, fitness rooms, an artificial grass pitch, a beach volleyball court and other facilities. Shake off the stress of university and take advantage of our sports facilities with professional supervision from around 250 training instructors. Locations offered by the Student Union (SHSG) The Student Union (SHSG) offers various locations - ranging from co-working spaces to campus bars and relaxation rooms: theCO: Co-Working Space, Müller-Friedbergstrasse 6/8 theSTAGE: Event location, Sankt Jakob-Strasse 21 [ad]hoc: Campus bar, Mensavorplatz MeetingPoint: Bar, Blumenbergplatz Relaxation room, main building, 01-U151 Frequently asked questions about the campus: Is there a campus map? There is an interactive campus map (MazeMap) that will help you find your way around the campus and the city. Where can I find the opening hours of the campus buildings? You can find the opening hours for the buildings on campus here. When do I need the HSGcard on campus? The HSGcard serves for identification purposes, e.g. for exams, as a print and copy card and as a library card. Additionally, the card contains your access authorisation to the Unisport fitness room (after completing the fitness room introduction), theCO (after completing theCO introduction) and other university buildings. How does the numbering of the rooms work? All rooms on campus are numbered and follow a uniform numbering system. For example, you are looking for room 01-U205? Then you have to go to the 2nd underground floor (U2) of the main building (01). The first digits (XX-) indicate the building number, the next the floor (-XX-). U1 stands for the first underground floor, 0 for the ground floor, 1 for the first upper floor and so on. Finally, the last digits (-XX) correspond to the room number. How can I keep track of everything that is going on at the HSG? All public events taking place at the HSG can be found in our events calendar. If you want to be regularly informed about HSG news and articles, you can follow our social media channels and podcasts: Facebook Instagram LinkedIn HSG Podcast Student Podcast The Student Union (SHSG) has developed a Campus App that allows you to access all important information about the campus conveniently on your smartphone. In the Campus App you will find news, club events, the library seatfinder and many other features. There are also many links to various services, so you can easily access the room booking platform, the University sports programme and the campus map, to name but a few. You can download the app from the Apple Store for iOS and Google Play for Android.