Thompson Hall

Built in 1905, Thompson Hall served as the first unified library of W&J. It is adorned on the outside with Memorial Library and the names of many historical and literary figures. Thompson Hall currently houses the offices of the Registrar, Academic Affairs, Business and Finance, and Human Resources and is located adjacent to Old Main.

Offices Located in this Building

Business and Finance

Students talk with faculty member Associate Professor of Economics & Business Lori J. Galley, Ph.D., on the Rossin Campus Center Patio as seen October 21, 2019 during the Creosote Affects photo shoot at Washington & Jefferson College.

The Business Office serves W&J students, their families, and other offices and departments on campus by answering questions concerning student billing, accepting payments, cashing personal and payroll checks, processing invoices for payment, and by providing financial reports and analysis.

Center for Ethical Leadership

Serge Schmemann, a member of the editorial board of The New York Times, addresses the audience in the Allen Ballroom of the Rossin Campus Center during the Symposium on Democracy February 17, 2020 at Washington & Jefferson College.

Facilities Services

The W&J Facilities Building as seen March 5, 2021 from East Maiden Street on the campus of Washington & Jefferson College.

Facility Services provides general maintenance, grounds, and custodial support for the entire Washington & Jefferson College campus. The Office of Facility Services is dedicated to improving the quality of the W&J experience for students, faculty, staff and visitors.

Human Resources

Faculty and staff attended the Human Resources Benefits Fair in the Allen Ballroom in Rossin Campus Center at Washington & Jefferson College, October 9, 2019.

The Office of Human Resources provides Washington & Jefferson College employees with support, guidance and useful information about employment opportunities, employee benefits and services, wellness plans and more.

Institutional Effectiveness

Students study in the atrium of Swanson Science Center during the Creosote Affects photo shoot May 2, 2019 at Washington & Jefferson College.

The Office of Assessment and Institutional Research is responsible for leading the College to prepare for accreditation activities, to comply with federal and state regulations, to create and implement a comprehensive college-wide assessment strategy and plan, and to train faculty and staff on assessment procedures and processes.


Students study and talk in the common area of a renovated Presidents Row residence hall as seen October 21, 2019 during the Creosote Affects photo shoot at Washington & Jefferson College.

The Office of the Registrar provides service to past, current and future students of Washington & Jefferson College, supplying academic transcripts, enrollment and degree verifications, course offerings and other academic information to the W&J community.

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