Welcome to the online tour of Whitworth University's campus facilities. Since 1890, Whitworth has provided students an education of the mind and heart that prepares graduates for lives and careers with purpose. Whitworth's 200-acre campus of stately brick buildings and tall pines offers a beautiful and secure learning environment. We invite you to take a tour!
McEachran Hall is home to the administrative offices of the president, academic affairs, business affairs, the registrar, student accounting services, and financial aid.
Cowles Auditorium seats an audience of 1,250 for theatre, music and dance performances, as well as guest lectures, readings and other community events that take place throughout the year. The theatre department is also located in this building.
The music building houses a recital hall, orchestra room, classrooms, music library, faculty offices, 17 practice rooms with pianos, and a piano lab.
Dixon Hall is one of the university's primary classroom buildings. Offices for the Whitworth School of Education and the psychology department are also located here.
Warren Hall is the largest of Whitworth's residence halls, with more than 215 residents living in its three sections: Warren South, Warren West and Warren East. The building is centrally located on campus and boasts a great view of The Loop (the center of campus).
Seeley G. Mudd Chapel is the venue for Tuesday- and Thursday-morning worship services and Tuesday-evening, student-led Hosanna services that take place throughout the academic year. It also is home to the chaplain services staff and various campus ministry programs and services.
Ballard Hall, originally built in 1914 as an all-male dormitory, is now a residence hall for 62 women and is the sister hall to McMillan.
McMillan Hall is Whitworth's first building, constructed in 1913; it once housed all of the institution's classrooms, offices and dormitory rooms, as well as the dining hall. "Mac" is now an all-male hall that is home away from home to 76 men and is the brother hall to Ballard.
Graves Gym serves as the practice facility for men's and women's varsity basketball and women's volleyball. Intramural activities take place in Graves, and many of the athletics coaches' offices are located here.
The Whitworth Fieldhouse includes a portable wood floor for women's and men's basketball games and women's volleyball matches, batting and pitching cages, a ballet loft, and indoor track & field facilities. The James P. Evans Athletic Training Center is also located in the fieldhouse.
The Aquatics Center houses a six-lane, 25-yard competition pool with a movable bulkhead.
The Scotford Strength Center houses strength and conditioning equipment used by Whitworth's varsity athletics teams.
The University Recreation Center includes a rock-climbing wall with seven climbing stations and a bouldering section, three full-size basketball courts, a fitness center, and an elevated three-lane track and a rock-climbing wall.
The Westside Athletics Complex includes Diana Marks Softball Field, a men's and women's soccer field, and a hammer and discus throwing area for track & field. The athletics fields include state-of-the-art scoreboards and a shared press box. (The men's baseball team uses Merkel Field, which was renovated in 2013 and is located to the northwest, behind the Whitworth Fieldhouse.)
Westminster Hall is home to the English, world languages & cultures, theology and kinesiology & athletics departments, as well as the Athletic Training Education Program offices.
Weyerhaeuser Hall houses seven classrooms, two computer labs, a conference room, and the Robinson Teaching Theatre, where guest lectures and readings are held, as well as Whitworth's Core Worldview courses. Weyerhaeuser is also is home to the School of Global Commerce & Management and the departments of business & economics and history. Through the work of the Weyerhaeuser Center for Christian Faith & Learning, the Regional Resource & Learning Center, and the Center for Service-Learning & Community Engagement, Weyerhaeuser Hall is also a vital contact point between Whitworth and the larger community. A "Simply to Go" quick café is located on the main floor.
The Lied Center houses the art department and features teaching studios for ceramics and sculpture, drawing, mixed media, painting and printmaking, a computer graphics laboratory, and two art galleries.
Robinson Science Hall opened in fall 2011 and houses Whitworth's biology, chemistry, and health science departments, as well as a coffee shop on the main floor. The 63,000-square-foot building features state-of-the-art laboratories and instrumentation, research facilities, and classrooms that can be converted to labs. The building is named after the university's 17th and second-longest-serving president, Bill Robinson, and his wife, Bonnie. The facility is certified as a LEED Gold building (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design).
The Lindaman Center houses the departments of communication studies, philosophy, political science, and sociology. Two computer labs are located on the building's second floor.
Cowles Library's physical collections contain more than 225,000 books, DVDs, sound recordings, and other items. Its "virtual collections" provide access to vast online resources, from e-books to video-streaming. Whitworth borrows and lends materials worldwide via interlibrary loan. The library also houses the Composition Commons, student computer labs, the Whitworth Archives and special collections, the computer help desk, and the departments of instructional resources and information systems.
The Eric Johnston Science Center is home to the departments of physics and mathematics & computer science. The building also includes classrooms, labs, two greenhouses, a science library, and an auditorium/lecture hall.
Baldwin-Jenkins Hall ("BJ") is home to 160 freshman students who live in two wings joined by a common lounge area. From the beginning of each school year, the residents of BJ develop special zeal for their building and a pride for their new home.
Hendrick Hall houses the Whitworth Intercultural Student Center, featuring the intercultural student affairs office, the international education center, and off-campus studies.
Stewart Hall houses 35 men and 35 women in four-person suite-style rooms. Stewart's room design provides one room for each of its two pairs of roommates plus a common room shared by all four students.
The Village includes three buildings in the northeast corner of campus near Whitworth's forested "Back 40". Each building houses 20 students (sometimes all-male or all-female and sometimes male/female by floor) and has its own lounge and kitchen. The Village is split equally among the different classe levels, which results in a "bigger" perspective as students interact and share life experiences. Shalom (Hebrew for "peace") and Tiki (Chinook for "love") contain single rooms. Akili (Swahili for "intelligence") includes double and single rooms.
Arend Hall houses 93 women and 70 men on four floors. Unique to Arend is that floor of the building has its own name. The Carlson Men, located on the garden level and the second level, live in single, double and quad rooms. The Washington Women live on the first level consisting of single, double and triple rooms. The uppermost level, named the Lancaster Women, provides single and double rooms. Arend is a student favorite because of its large rooms, homey lounge, and convenient location next to the Hixson Union Building.
Boppell Hall houses 84 mostly upper-division students in apartment-style suites that include two bedrooms, private bathrooms, and common living areas with kitchenettes and storage spaces.
The Hixson Union Building, known as the HUB, serves as the hub of campus life. It is home to the dining hall, which underwent a renovation and 14,000-square-foot expansion in 2012. The new addition features a mezzanine-level dining area and two new dining venues offering Asian and Italian cuisine. The HUB also houses the bookstore, post office, Mind & Hearth Coffee House, a café & grill, game room, outdoor recreation office, The Whitworthian (student newspaper) office, Natsihi (yearbook) office, Whitworth FM online radio station, the learning resource center, meeting rooms, and offices for student organizations, student employment, educational-support services, career services, residence life, and student life.
Hawthorne Hall features seven classrooms and two computer labs. It also houses the offices of continuing studies, institutional advancement, university communications, The Whitworth Foundation, and The Whitworth Fund.
Duvall Hall is home to 160 students from all four class levels. Duvall features four-bedroom "pods" that house 6-10 students per unit; each pod includes a private living room and bathroom.
The Scotford Tennis Center/Cutter Tennis Courts comprise six courts (three of which are indoor), located behind the Whitworth Aquatics Center.
The Pine Bowl is where Whitworth's football team practices and competes. The Pine Bowl includes Boppell Track, an all-weather facility for Whitworth's outdoor track & field teams.
Omache Field features a 240x400-foot area for playing Ultimate Frisbee, soccer, flag football and other intramural and recreational sports.
East Hall houses 170 students from all four class levels in single, double and triple rooms. The three-story building features unique common spaces, large-group and small-group meeting spaces, and study spaces. The facility is certified as a LEED Silver building (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design).