Welcome to the MU Basement, a recreation facility located on the corner of 26th and Jefferson, beneath the MU Commons. We offer bowling, billiards, darts, shuffleboard, video games, and use of the Beaver Den and its 58" big screen TV. We are open to both the campus and the outside community. Please see our reservations calendar to view our daily availability. Use of the basement is limited during PAC classes.

Reserve the Basement


Summer Hours

Monday-Friday: 11am to 8pm

Regular Hours

Monday-Wednesday: 9am-10pm
Thursday: 9am-Midnight
Friday-Saturday: Noon-Midnight
Sunday: Noon-8pm


Summer Bowling League

Get out your bowing shoes and best ball, and join us this summer in the MU Basement.

League Details


Ten lanes are available for open bowling during our regular business hours.

Open bowling is:

  • $3.00 per game
  • $2.00 per game before 2 pm
  • $1.00 shoe rental
Weekly Specials
  • Tuesday:  $2 bowling games all day
  • Thursday, Friday + Saturday: Cosmic Bowling 9pm-midnight ($8 student or $10 public)


The MU Basement has six of the finest tables in Oregon for your use, and some of the only full-size tables in Corvallis. $4 per hour, pro-rated.

Monday/Wednesday/Sunday Special: $3 per hour

Beaver Den

Our Beaver Den is a great place for watching sports, playing video games, hosting entertainment events or anything else! Our 58" screen is the biggest TV in the MU! All major OSU sporting events, NBA & NFL games can be shown in the Beaver Den. We have plenty of seating, tables, and an area to serve food. This is the perfect place for meetings, parties or any other get-together you have planned. The Beaver Den can be reserved by itself or added onto any reservation package.


The MU Basement's arcade features a selection of games for your entertainment: 

    • Ms. Pacman (Coin Op)
    • Extreme Hunting (Coin Op)
    • Tornado Table Foosball (Coin Op)
    • Galaxy Collision 4-Way Air Hockey Table (Coin Op)
    • Air Hockey (Coin Op)
    • Shuffle Board ($2.00 per hour)
    • Chess (Free)