On-Campus Resources

Learn more about on-campus resources for Emmanuel College employees, including discounted meals and library and gym access.

All employees are eligible for the following on-campus resources:

Discounted Meals

Emmanuel employees may eat in the Marian Hall cafeteria for only $9.00. This is a discount from the door prices.


Employees of Emmanuel College have full access to the Cardinal Cushing Library collections of books, DVDs and videos, and 44 subscription online databases, many of which are full-text and available off campus. As a member of Fenway Libraries Online and the Fenway Library Consortium, the Cardinal Cushing Library also provides access to 1.5 million volumes collectively held by 14 member libraries in the area.

Employees may bring their Emmanuel ID into the Library and register to receive a barcode. They will then have walk-in circulation and reference privileges, remote access to library databases, as well as interlibrary loan services for delivery of books and articles held in other libraries. Passes to the MFA are also available to employees and may be checked out for a 24-hour period.

Fitness Center and Gymnasium

Employees of Emmanuel College have full access to the Jean Yawkey Center, open Monday through Friday, 6:00 a.m. - midnight and weekends and holidays, 8:00 a.m. - midnight. The air-conditioned student center includes a fitness center equipped with cardiovascular machines including treadmills, elliptical machines and stair climbers, as well as circuit training machines and free weights. The gymnasium includes one NCAA-regulation court or two full-size practice courts available to employees during open gym hours, which vary depending on varsity team schedules. Locker room facilities are available with showers and individual lockers for employee use.  Employees also have access to the Simmons College swimming pool.