Watch the EMU Renovation Introduction Video

The University of Oregon’s Erb Memorial Union (EMU) has a history of over 60 years at its current location at the corner of University Street and 13th Avenue, truly at the heart of campus. The EMU serves as the social and student activities hub of the UO, but the existing building no longer adequately meets the University’s expanding needs.

For information on EMU programs, services, activities and student organizations, please visit the EMU website.


Latest News

The Move to Mac Court is Around the Corner

Multicultural Center - Copy

Today the student groups and EMU offices in the 70′s building got together for another packing party in preparation for their move next week. By start of spring term they will have said, “good-bye to the 1970s portion of the UO’s Erb Memorial Union building … and hello to 1920s vintage McArthur Court.” Read more […]

Prepping for Migration to EMU South @ Mac Court!

club sports packing

Yesterday we held the first of two Packing Parties for the fourteen EMU and ASUO programs and services moving to EMU South at McArthur Court. There was a flurry of activity in the ground level of the EMU 70′s wing as students and staff grabbed and packed boxes, tagged furniture and ate pizza! The next Packing Party is Tuesday, March […]

The Lights are Back on at McArthur Court!

Lighted McArthur Court Sign

For the first time in years, the McArthur Court sign is lit! A huge shout out to EMU’s Campus Scheduling Technical Administrator, Mike Kraiman for getting in there and fixing it. After spring break, EMU South at Mac Court will be alive with EMU and student programs.

Our New EMU – Introduction Video


For generations, the EMU has been the place where lessons are learned and memories are made. Since the last major addition to the EMU was completed in 1973, the UO student population has grown from approximately 16,000 to more than 24,000. This renovation and expansion will help us serve a growing student body. While maintaining […]

Phase 1 Construction has begun

Student Programs in the Break

Student groups have moved into the Break, and their old offices are now being readied for construction. January 9th, KEZI P News reporter, Cyd Dutcher, spoke with UO students about the renovation project. Check this link for the news clip and updated renderings: