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.
Howard J. Burnett Center (Burnett)
The Howard J. Burnett Center opened to students in the fall of 2001. It is a state-of-the-art learning facility and is named in honor of the man who served as college president from 1970 to 1998. The Burnett Center is a 57,000 square-foot building that stands three stories high with a functional lower level. It houses the Departments of Economics and Business, Modern Languages, and Education.
Clark Family Library (The Library)
The Clark Family Library houses an open collection that includes more than 200,000 items in print, microfilm, audio and video formats. Operating hours for the library adjust throughout the year in an effort to give students more study time.
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. It also has an open lounge for studying.
John A. Swanson Science Center (Swanson)
Opened in 2010, Swanson Science Center is dedicated to the physical sciences, including Physics and Chemistry. The building offers wet and dry laboratories, research and classroom space, and break-out spaces.
Dieter-Porter Hall (DP)
Dieter-Porter Life Sciences Building, or DP, is home to the Biology and Psychology departments. Students use the laboratories to conduct research projects. The greenhouse on the third floor allows students to research in an experimental space.
Davis Memorial Hall (Davis)
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.
Olin Fine Arts Center (Olin)
Olin Fine Arts Center includes classrooms, offices, the Olin Fine Art Gallery, and a fully-equipped 488-seat auditorium. Olin hosts many events throughout the year. These events include professional shows and student-run productions. The Art and Music departments utilize this space, as does the Theatre concentration under the Communication Arts Department.