Our Buildings

abernathy field station

Abernathy Field Station

Abernathy Field Station (AFS) is a 57-acre parcel of land located conveniently just five miles from campus. This ideal outdoor classroom encompasses many different ecosystems including mixed deciduous forest, a stand of conifers, several springseeps, two larger perennial streams, a wetland, and a mowed field. These habitats support diverse assemblages of birds, salamanders, fishes, small …  

Admission House

Admission House

The Admission offices at W&J are inside the Admission House, located on Wheeling Street in Washington. The Admission House is a beautiful, Victorian-style mansion built in 1894. Although converted into many offices, much of the original décor and architectural integrity has been restored and is intact. Learn more about admission to W&J

Alumni House photo

Barron P. McCune Alumni House

The Barron P. McCune Alumni House is another Victorian-style home that the College acquired in 1989.

Campus and Public Safety

Campus & Public Safety Office

The Department of Campus & Public Safety is located in part of historic Old Main, facing the Rossin Campus Center.

Clark Family Library

Clark Family Library

The Clark Family Library houses an open collection that includes more than 200,000 items in print, microfilm, audio and video formats.

Davis Memorial Hall

Davis Memorial Hall

Built in 1848 as a family mansion, and remodeled by the College in 1947 for academic purposes, this building houses the Department of English staff.

Dieter-Porter Hall

Dieter-Porter Hall

Dieter-Porter Life Sciences Building, or DP, is home to the Biology and Psychology departments.

James David Ross Family Recreation Center

Henry Athletic Complex

The gymnasium, originally built in 1970, is a state-of-the art facility with 1,000 new bleacher-style seats, a refurbished floor, HVAC, and offices for the athletic director and sports information director.

Burnett Center

Howard J. Burnett Center

The Howard J. Burnett Center houses the Departments of Economics and Business, Modern Languages, and Education.

Swanson Science Center

John A. Swanson Science Center

Opened in 2010, Swanson Science Center is dedicated to the physical sciences, including Physics and Chemistry.

McMillian Hall

McMillan Hall

McMillan Hall, built in 1793, is the oldest building on campus. In fact, it’s the eighth oldest academic building in the United States.

New Residence Hall

New Residence Hall

New Residence Hall, or New Res, offers a suite-style living option primarily for students in their junior and senior years.

old main

Old Main

The iconic towers are hard to miss. In the evenings, students use the unoccupied classrooms for group studying or meetings. Several departments call Old Main home including History, Political Science, Philosophy, Sociology, and Mathematics.

Pink tree in front of Olin Fine Arts Center

Olin Fine Arts Center

Olin Fine Arts Center includes classrooms, offices, the Olin Fine Art Gallery, and a fully-equipped 488-seat auditorium.

Rossin Campus Center

Rossin Campus Center

Rossin Campus Center is, as the name suggests, a center of campus life. It holds the campus store, meeting rooms, and many campus offices and services.

Tech Center

Tech Center

This state-of-the-art facility provides students and faculty computing and technological resources such as computer workstations, a Global Learning Unit, ‘smart’ classrooms, and seminar rooms.

The Commons front entrance

The Commons

Home to the Commons Cafe, X’Prez’O, and a variety of campus meeting spaces, the Commons truly is a common space for the W&J College Community.

The Hub Front Entrance

The Hub

The Hub is a center for student life and activities at Washington & Jefferson College.

Thompson Hall

Thompson Hall

Thompson Hall currently houses the offices of the Registrar, Academic Affairs, Business and Finance, and Human Resources and is located adjacent to Old Main.