Natali Student Center, California University of Pennsylvania

Thirty years after WTW’s original design, CalU re-engaged WTW to transform and expand the center with extensive renovations and strategic additions creating a 135,000-sf center. Located at the hub of housing and academic districts, Natali is a vital campus crossroads.

California, PA

135,000 SF


The rotunda lounge is the focal point of activity and engagement, serving as an organizing element and a beacon for student life. Food service operations were updated to offer a wide variety of dining options. Dining areas double as areas for study, collaboration, small group gatherings, and entertainment.

Facilities include a 140-seat theater, 600-seat multi-purpose room, retail shops, meeting rooms, bookstore, career center, student and administrative offices, as well as a media complex with TV and radio production studios.