California University Buildings
Getting to Know the Buildings on Campus
Built in l97l, the structure underwent a major renovation in 1998. This project updated the facility locker rooms, bleachers, and press box. The football field received artificial turf in 2006. A wave cam and a jumbo-Tron were added to Adamson Stadium early in 2009. This addition adds innovative technology to the sports recruiting program.
Built in 1970, the building is home for the English and Justice Studies Departments, Office for Students with Disabilities, Veterans Affairs, Sociology, Social Work, Master's in Social Work, Faculty Professional Development Center, Women's Center, and the Campus Telephone/Copy Center.
Booker Observation Towers
BOOKER OBSERVATION TOWERS
Two observation towers were constructed as part of the new Duda Hall project and frame the 3rd street entrance.
Built in 1928, originally as a laundry facility, it has since been converted to the Ceramics Lab in 1999. Walking through campus you can take a look through the windows and see some of our students creating masterpieces that are sold during special events on campus.
The Convocation Center is the newest building at Cal U. With a removable competition wood floor and seating for nearly 6000 fans, this arena is a state of the art facility for school and community use. It was finished in December of 2011 and is the largest building on campus. The first major event boasted a star studded event with Kenny Rodgers as the headliner. In this arena there is One Main Center Court that can easily be seen and enjoyed from every seat in the house and when there is not a big game it can be fitted with three practice courts for both Basketball and Volleyball. Not only is this a great venue for a game or sports camp but with the floor removed the Convocation Center at Cal U is the perfect venue for your home or car show.
This building was constructed in l939. Coover Hall houses the Department of Applied Engineering and Technology (AET) and part of the Art Department. Coover Hall has had several upgrades and more are on the way.
Dixon Hall was built in 1907, and houses the Provost, Vice President for Administration and Finance, Graduate Office, Admissions, Academic Records, Bursar, Financial Aid, Comptroller, Purchasing, Grants, Payroll, Personnel, Environmental Health and Safety, Facilities Management, Mailroom, and Risk Management.
Eberly Hall, built in 1997, is a state-of-the-art facility sits at the left front entry to the California University campus. The structure is one of the most popular and effective instructional facilities at the University. Eberly Science and Technology Center houses the robotics, computer-aided design and high technology classes. As our Eberly College of Science and Technology grows, this building becomes even more important to the campus community and a popular hangout for our students.
Frich Hall built in 1967 is primarily a biological science teaching facility, but also provides teaching space for the Art Department and Criminal Justice.
Gallagher Hall, built in 1969 has been updated with space allocated to the Music Department, instructional space for the newly created Professional Golf Management (PGM) Program and still houses a great dining hall on the second floor used primarily for special events.
Built in l964 Hamer Hall houses the Athletic and Health Science and Sport Studies Departments.
Constructed in l966, the universities technical programs have many shops including print/media labs, metal shops, woodworking facilities and instructional space.
Herron Hall was constructed in 1932 and architecturally is one of the most beautiful buildings on campus. This impressive facility offers two recreational gymnasiums, an indoor lap pool, a climbing wall, two racquet ball courts, an indoor track, and a host of other exercise equipment. Additionally, this building houses the Sycamore Bistro one of the most popular eateries on campus, so if your grabbing lunch head over early.
KARA ALUMNI HOUSE
KARA ALUMNI HOUSE
Kara Alumni House was completed in September 2002 and has been an exquisite addition to the campus. This gathering hall for alumni enhances the CalU for Life initiative and adds a wonderful place for university events.
Built in l973, the structure is the home of the College of Education and Human Services.
MAINTENANCE ANNEX A
MAINTENANCE ANNEX A
In addition to the Library, Manderino houses the University's Computing Systems, History and Political Science, and Academic Development Services Departments as well as the Office of Web-Based Programs. Built in l978, Manderino Library is a nice quiet place to study that also includes great instructional space as well.
Built in 1973, Morgan Hall, also known as the Learning Resource Center houses the communication studies programs and the nursing and psychology programs.
NATALI STUDENT CENTER
New Science, Built in 1959 houses many of the science classes, a graduate student study lounge and many state of the art science laboratories. The New Science building houses the physics and chemistry departments.
Built in l930 as a demonstration school, Noss Hall houses offices for the Associate Provost for Student Retention, computer laboratories, reading, writing and math labs. Housing the computer labs and services and high production printers for the students on campus Noss Hall is a major hub for students hard at work.
Built in 1868, this iconic building contains classroom space, the Chapel, the Grand Hall, and the offices of the President, Vice President for University Development, and Vice President for University Relations. Old Main holds a special place in the hearts of CAL U students, faculty and staff as its clock tower rings on the hour and acts as a symbol and beacon for each of us.
PHILIPSBURG SCHOOL SOCCER COMPLEX
A new Philipsburg Soccer Complex was completed in 2011 on the site of the former Booster Field at the Philipsburg School. This Premier Facility sports
an artificial turf field with locker rooms for the men, women, and visiting teams. Also, there is seating for over 500 fans, a concession stand and public restrooms.
Built in 1970, Pollock Hall houses the automotive shop, the Department of Public Safety, the University storeroom, and the carpenter shop.
Constructed in 1876, South Hall has offices for the Department of Modern and Foreign Languages, University Development, Public Relations, Government Assistance Contracting Office, the President's residence, and the Mon Valley Renaissance.
Constructed in 1953, Steele Hall houses high-tech theatrical classrooms, a black box theater, and an auditorium with improved sightlines and wide comfortable seating.
Built in l892 as a gymnasium, Vulcan Hall now houses offices for the art department, studio space and an Art Gallery. This truly is a unique space that provides a great center piece for our art students.
Built in 1892, Watkins houses faculty offices, general classrooms, communications lab, and the University Telemarketing Facility. Watkins Hall is the home of the Business and Economics Department.
Take a Tour of Campus
Click on the buildings' name to the left for the chance to tour one of the most beautiful universities in the eastern United States.
With its historic structures and beautiful landscaping, Cal U may remind you of an Ivy League school. Dedicated Facilities Management teams diligently maintain the buildings and grounds, creating what the University Mission Statement calls “a campus of natural and architectural beauty.”