Since Brooklyn College opened its Midwood campus in 1937, we have grown to include more than 10 buildings. Below are some of the highlights of what you'll find on our 26 acres.
Alexander and Brenda Tanger Hillel at Brooklyn College
Located just across the street from campus, on Campus Road, Hillel is the center for Jewish student acitivities. Inside you'll find a kosher cafeteria, recreational facilities, a chapel and the offices of the student newspaper Hatikvah.
Named for the college's first president, William A. Boylan, Boylan Hall houses many administrative offices, including those of the president, provost, some of the academic deans and the vice president for student affairs. The Center for Academic Advisement and Student Sccess, the Learning Center, the Honors Academy, the Diana Rogovin Davidow Speech-Language-Hearing Center, several academic departments, classrooms and art studios are also found here. On the lower level you'll find the bookstore and a variety of dining options.
Ingersoll Hall and Ingersoll Hall Extension
In these two science buildings on the south side of the Central Quadrangle, you'll find classrooms and laboratories, a nuclear physics laboratory, solid-state research facilities and the Aquatic Research and Enviornmental Assessment Center, which sent fish into outer space in 1998.
The School of Education, psychology laboratories and several social science departments are housed in James Hall. You'll also find the Magner Center for Career Development and Interships, the Personal Counseling Office, the Veterans Affairs and Counseling Office, and the Health Programs / Immunization Requirements Office.
La Guardia Hall
La Guardia Hall, named for late New York mayor Fiorello La Guardia, is the core of the Brooklyn College Library, the most technologically advanced in the CUNY system. The library owns more than 1.3 million print volumes, 40,000 electronic books and 28,000 electronic journals, and is staffed by professional and very knowledgeable librarians.
Newman Catholic Center
Located a few blocks off campus, at 2401 Glenwood Road and East 24 Street, the Newman Center offers seminars, discussion groups and religious services. It contains a lounge, a library and a chapel as well.
The Central Quadrange and newly created West Quadrangle are open spaces that invite you to relax, socialize, study and occasionally attend an outdoor class. Our Commencement Exercises for undergraduate students are held on the Central Quadrangle.
Roosevelt Hall and Roosevelt Hall Extension
The Health Clinic, the Center for Student Disability Services and offices for the student newspapers can all be found in these two buildings on the west side of campus.
The hub for much of the cocurricular life on campus, the Student Center houses the student government offices, a café and game rooms. There's also plenty of space for meetings, lectures, film screenings, dances and parties.
West End Building
Adjacent to the tennis courts and athletic field, the West End Building houses the ITS Public Computing Labs, the Office of Student Testing, the Department of Film and student club rooms.
West Quad Center
The newly constructed West Quad Center houses many of the administrative offices you'll need on a regular basis. Through the Enrollment Services Center, you'll have access to the offices of the registrar, the bursar, financial aid, scholarships and admissions. In addition to dance studios, the center is the home of our athletic and recreational facilities, including a swimming pool, fitness center, and basketball, racquetball and volleyball courts.
One of the largest and best-equipped college television centers on the East Coast is housed in Whitehead Hall. You'll also find sculpture studios, classrooms for the social sciences, our student-run radio station and the Morton and Angela Topfer Library Café, a 24/7 facility with more than 80 computer workstations, all with Internet access, as well as a convenient snack bar.
Our main performance venue provides a full schedule of music, theater and dance productions presented by the college's departments and by world-renowned artists and companies. Commencement Exercises for graduate students are held here every spring.