The Home Campus
Banks Hall. A residence hall completed in 1967, Banks
houses 108 students in double rooms. There are hall baths, special study rooms, and
activity lounges on each floor. A computer lab is located on the second floor.
Bass Commons. Dedicated in 1978, the front campus area is a
park-like setting and location for the Ivy Chain ceremony.
Brown Hall. Constructed in 1995, this building houses
studios for painting, design, ceramics, drawing, printmaking and photography, as well as
art faculty offices. General classrooms are located on the lower level.
Buchanan Hall. Constructed in 1977 and named for
Genevieve Koontz Buchanan, this building provides general classrooms, student computer
labs and houses the administrative computer and technology services centers.
Cultural Arts Center. International art gallery
and educational center, located at 709 North Eighth Street.
Dorsey Hall. Attached to the east wing of St. Clair Hall by a covered walkway, Dorsey Hall is primarily a
classroom building, completed in 1911. Dorsey Hall also houses the Jane Froman studio,
chapel, and classrooms. Dorsey Gym is used for receptions and conferences.
Dulany Hall. Built in 1965, Dulany Hall contains dining
facilities. It is also used as a multipurpose area for social functions and receptions,
and houses the Trustee Room and Cougar Room.
Hughes Hall. Built in a traditional English design in
1939, Hughes Hall houses 64 women in double-room suites. Kitchen facilities are located
on each floor and a formal parlor is on the main floor. A computer lab is also available
on the main floor. The ground level houses the College Bookstore.
Larson Gallery. Dedicated in May 1996, Larson
Gallery is located on the first floor of Brown Hall. It features
periodic exhibitions of visual art including works from practicing artists and various
collections. It is free and open to the public.
Launer Auditorium and Student Center. Launer Auditorium,
built in 1903 and attached to St. Clair Hall by a covered
walkway, was renovated in 1992 and again in 1997. It seats over 500 for convocations and
artistic performances. The ground level houses the Wellness Center, the Student Center,
and associated student government and campus life administrative offices.
Miller Hall. Completed in 1960, Miller Hall is the
largest residence hall on campus, housing 154 students in double-room suites connected
by full baths. It contains kitchen facilities, study rooms and a computer lab.
Missouri Hall. Completed in 1920, Missouri Hall houses
the admissions, registration, transcripts and evaluation offices, the Center for
Academic Excellence, and rooms for short-stay guests of the College.
Robnett-Spence Laboratories and Health Center.
Built in 1969, Robnett-Spence houses the James Walton Science Laboratories and the
Security Office. The security office is located in the Cultural Arts Center, 709 North Eighth Street.
St. Clair Hall. The main administration building, St.
Clair was built in 1900 from pressed brick and Bedford stone in an Elizabethan style.
Most administrative offices and faculty offices are located on the first and second
floors. The third floor houses faculty offices, general classrooms and the College
archive. Mail and duplicating services, the accounting office and the financial aid
office are located on the garden level.
Southwell Complex Gymnasium. Dedicated in 1988, the
Southwell Gymnasium is home to the Columbia College Cougar basketball and volleyball
squads. Southwell also houses locker rooms and the sports information coordinator's
Southy Building. Built in 1986, this building houses
athletic offices and the indoor fitness center.
Stafford Library. Completed in fall of 1989, the
J.W. and Lois Stafford Library houses all library collections and audiovisual materials.
The Curriculum Resource Center and one classroom are also located in this building.
Wightman Maintenance Building. This building houses the
maintenance, housekeeping and grounds departments.
Williams Hall. Purchased in 1851, Williams Hall is the
oldest college building in continuous use for educational purposes west of the
Mississippi River. Previously the music building, Williams Hall now houses business
administration faculty offices and general classrooms.