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Shippensburg, PA 17257
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Instructional Facilities

Dauphin Humanities Center

Dauphin is home to the College of Arts and Sciences. A four-level building, it contains classrooms, lecture halls, a student common space and faculty and departmental offices. Occupied in 1971, the building houses the departments of Economics, English, History/Philosophy, and Human Communication Studies. Dauphin Humanities Center is located on the west side of the academic quad. It is connected to the Mathematics/Computing Technology Center.

Franklin Science Center

Franklin Science Center houses the natural science departments (Biology, Chemistry, and Physics). Built in 1971 and renovated in 2002, it contains classrooms, large lecture rooms, and research and teaching laboratories. Special facilities include the Dibert Planetarium, the Vertebrate Museum, a greenhouse, an animal care facility, and a herbarium. Franklin Science Center is located at the corner of Franklin Drive and Cumberland Drive, with entrances on each on those roads as well as from the academic quad.

Gilbert Hall

Gilbert houses classrooms and labs for the department of Psychology, as well as the Multicultural Students Center. It was built in 1912 as an elementary training school.

Horton Hall

Horton is home to the School of Academic Programs and Services, the Office of Extended Studies, the Women's Center, the Institute for Public Service, and other departments. Facilities include classrooms and a computer lab. Completed in 1895, the building was originally a "ladies" dormitory.

Huber Arts Center

Huber is the home of the Art department and includes classrooms, art studios, faculty offices, and an art gallery. Constructed in 1931, the building was the home of the library for 37 years.

John L. Grove Hall

Grove Hall, opened in 1997, is the newest building on campus. It is the home of the John L. Grove College of Business and the departments of Political Science and Sociology/Anthropology. The facility includes regular classrooms, computer labs, classrooms equipped with special technology, and a forum for larger programs. Media Services is located on the lower level.

Mathematics & Computing Technology Center

One of the newest buildings on campus, MCT opened in 1996. It houses the Information and Computing Technologies Center and the academic department of Mathematics and Computer Science. Facilities include classrooms, computer labs, and offices.

Memorial Auditorium

Completed in 1951, Memorial Auditorium has a large proscenium stage and seating for 800. Other facilities include a scene shop, a rehearsal hall and classroom, and music studios. The Music Department office is also housed here.

Shearer Hall

Formerly the science building, Shearer is now the home to the department of Geography/Earth Science. Facilities include classrooms, labs, and department offices.

Shippen Hall

Shippen is a classroom building that opened in 1963. It is currently home to the  College of Education and Human Services. The building contains classrooms and a  large lecture room. Shippen was renovated during the 1999/2000 academic year.  Shippen Hall is located on Franklin Drive, with entrances on Franklin and from  a parking lot that separates it from Memorial Auditorium.

Stewart Hall

Currently housing classrooms, Stewart was built in 1893 and was used for many years as a gymnasium. It was renovated in 1949 as a student activity center with game rooms and a dance floor. In 1973 it was converted for class use.

Wright Hall

Wright Hall was completed in 1960. It houses the Counseling Center, ROTC, Academic Success Program, and the Communications/Journalism department.