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Nothing comes close to an in-person campus visit. But if you’d like a virtual peek at campus, look no further than our virtual views. Many views are loaded with information and a few videos to help you see what life is like at Southwestern.

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Wilhelmina Cullen Admission Center

For most prospective students, the Admission Center is your first stop on campus. An open and inviting space, the Admission Center is your one-stop shop for information on Southwestern, including campus tours and information sessions.

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Mood-Bridwell Hall

Mood-Bridwell Hall houses state-of-the-art, electronic classrooms, Debby Ellis Writing Center, and faculty offices for the English, History, Political Science, Education, Business and Economics, Mathematics and Computer Science, Sociology and Anthropology, Environmental Studies, and Classics Departments.

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Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center

The Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center houses The Sarofim School of Fine Arts. The three-story building contains two theaters, a recital hall, art gallery, studios, practice rooms, and offices for the Art and Art History, Music and Theatre Departments.

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Red & Charline McCombs Campus Center

The Red & Charline McCombs Campus Center is Southwestern’s “family room.” The 63,000 square-foot center includes dining facilities, a ballroom, student organization offices, Bookstore, Gender Awareness Center, Post Office, offices for Student Life, Student Activities, Diversity Education, and Religious Life.

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A. Frank Smith, Jr. Library Center

The A. Frank Smith Library Center is home to our library collection, special collections, study areas, a periodicals reading area, music listening facilities, and spaces for meetings and special events.

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Lois Perkins Chapel

Located at the apex of the Academic Mall, Lois Perkins Chapel is open 7am to midnight during the academic year for prayer and meditation. The adjacent Chapel Lounge and Garden are designed for spiritual reflection and small group discussion.

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Julie Puett Howry Center

This facility features meeting and event space, including a kitchen and spacious patio with a fireplace. The Howry Center is often the location of the Hospitality House during Homecoming, making it a welcoming destination for Georgetown-bound alumni. The Howry Center also houses the Office of Spiritual & Religious Life.

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Rockwell Family Baseball Field

Home to the Pirates Baseball Team, the Rockwell Family Baseball Field is located on the east side of campus. The field features a press box and stands for fans, batting cages and bullpen for teams, and plenty of ground seating for blankets and groups to sit for a great view of the field.

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Field House & Football Fields

The 15,000 square-foot field house houses a locker room, a top-of-the-line athletic training room, weight room and coaches’ offices and meeting rooms. The facility sits just north of two new 100-yard football practice fields.

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Corbin J. Robertson Center

The hub of athletic life is this 95,000+ square-foot facility that houses athletics courts, training rooms and recreational facilities. Students have access to the weight room, swimming pool, indoor jogging track and exercise equipment, locker room and five full-sized basketball courts. You’ll also find the offices of our intercollegiate coaches, faculty and recreation staff.

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F.W. Olin Building

The F.W. Olin Building is Southwestern’s state-of-the-art, 39,000-square foot academic building. Olin is home to two large lecture halls, electronic classrooms, the Language Learning Center, an experimental psychology laboratory, and faculty offices for the Classics, Communication Studies, Psychology, and Modern Languages & Literatures departments.

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Prothro Center for Lifelong Learning

This three-story, 40,203 square-foot building has ample public meeting space and houses the Offices of the Registrar, Counseling and Health Services, Career Services, the Center for Academic Success, Intercultural Studies, and Civic Engagement. Information Services and Academic Computing also occupy parts of the second and third floors.

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Rufus Franklin Edwards Studio Arts Building

Completed in 1993, The Rufus Franklin Edwards Studio Arts Building sits on the north edge of campus, adjascent to Mundy Hall and the Physical Plant. With studios for painting, sculpting, ceramics and woodworking, the Studio Arts Building is an important part of the Art Department and School of Fine Arts.

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First-Year Residence Halls

Kurth Hall (women), Mabee Hall (coed) and Brown-Cody (co-ed) are clustered closely on the east side of campus and serve as home-away-from-home to a majority of our first-year students. Ruter Hall (men), also a first-year residence hall, is situated near the center of campus.

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Men’s Greek Fraternities

Southwestern is home to several national men’s fraternities, including Pi Kappa Alpha (AO) chartered locally in 1910, Kappa Sigma (Iota) chartered locally in 1886, Kappa Alpha (Xi) chartered locally in 1880, and Phi Delta Theta (Texas Gamma) chartered locally in 1886.

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Sophomore Residence Halls

Herman Brown Hall is a coed residence hall for sophomores, housing 88 residents and four student staff members in two-person rooms with suite-style bathrooms. Herman Brown is unique in that it is laid out in an open, apartment style format — featuring exterior corridors and private courtyards — which makes it and its partner building, Moody-Shearn Hall, extremely popular with students.

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Fondren-Jones Science Hall

Home to our natural sciences classes and laboratories, Fondren-Jones Science Hall is home of the Biology, Chemistry and Physics Departments. Inside, you’ll find two multimedia classrooms, two research laboratories each for biology, chemistry and physics, additional lab space for biology, biochemistry and chemistry, a computer lab, a nuclear magnetic resonance spectrophotometer lab, and faculty offices.

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Charline Hamblin McCombs Residential Center

Dedicated in 2001, the Charline Hamblin McCombs Residential Center is an apartment complex for 96 upperclass students located just north of Martin Ruter Hall. McCombs Residential Center apartments are fully furnished and notable for their private bedrooms and bathrooms.

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Joe S. Mundy Hall

Mundy Hall was opened in 2004 to handle short-term office and classroom needs, and to provide a temporary relocation facility for staff and faculty in other buildings. In addition to classrooms and offices on the first floor, Mundy’s second floor features an open area designed for flexible use during renovations.

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Hugh Roy and Lillie Cullen Building

You can see it from miles around, so it’s no surprise that the Cullen Building is the image that people most often associate with SU. The Cullen Building houses the Alumni Center, multiple smart classrooms, seminar rooms, and offices for the Provost, Human Resources, Business Office, University Relations, and the President.

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Dorothy Manning Lord Residential Center

The Lord Center is an upperclass, coed apartment complex. It houses 60 residents and three student staff members in apartment-style housing. Each resident has a private bedroom and bathroom, with a common living area for roommates. Each apartment is equipped with a full kitchen and is furnished.

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Sharon Lord Caskey Center

The Caskey Community Center is part of the Grogan and Betty Lord Residential Center. This building features campus community meeting rooms as well as national sorority chapter rooms for Alpha Delta Pi, Alpha Xi Delta, Delta Delta Delta, and Zeta Tau Alpha.

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Greenhouse and Community Garden

The Greenhouse supports faculty and student research projects as well as courses including Biodiversity, Biology of Food, Botany, Genetics and Evolution and Ecology. The Community Garden is an organic garden with 18 plots open to students, faculty and staff for personal use and larger plots that produce food for the community.

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Fountains and Roy H. Cullen Academic Mall

The Brown Fountain and Trinity Fountain are part of a breathtaking view into the heart of Southwestern’s campus, the Roy H. Cullen Academic Mall.