Being such a young university means all the facilities at Ave Maria are new and in excellent condition. The buildings are well maintained and kept very clean. In addition to the state of the buildings, the University also has an aesthetically pleasing campus with a touch of nature in every line of sight. As far as the actual buildings and facilities are concerned, they definitely meet the students' needs. The Student Union is built to withstand strong hurricanes and has a cafeteria, ballroom, post office and mail room, student lounge, fitness center, and Student Life offices. The fitness center there is well equipped with all sorts of exercise machines and weights, and the hours from 6 a.m. to 2 a.m. are convenient for busy students. In short, the Student Union alone can meet most of the students' needs. There is also the newly opened Golisano Field House, which has a basketball court and fully equipped weight room made especially for the student-athletes.
The Canizaro Library, a three-story building, has an extensive assortment of books that could sate even the most inquisitive scholars. The library also has a language room for learning languages, computers, a 24-hour room, group study rooms, desks, tables, and plush seats. Needless to say, everything is in perfect or near-perfect condition. The Academic Building is also in excellent condition with spacious rooms conducive to learning.