Administrative Facilities

Administrative Facilities2018-05-21T14:56:14+00:00

All offices are open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., closed from noon to 1 p.m. for lunch, Monday through Friday, excluding College holidays.

BOLES HALL

Address: 100 South Maple Street

  • Admission Offices
  • Financial Aid Office

ADA Accessible: Side entrance, restrooms, elevator.

Built: 1997
Renovated: 2015
Named for: Ewing T. Boles, Class of 1916
A successful investment banker in Columbus, Ohio, and, as his son, Tom, once noted, a man of “invariable optimism” with “a marvelous sense of humor,” Ewing T. Boles (1916) devoted much of his long life to his alma mater and to the fraternity he helped to establish on its campus. “Centre College and Phi Kappa Tau were two things that were just part of me,” he once told Thomas A. Spragens, Centre president during Boles’ tenure as board chair (1964-69). “I believed in them.”

THE STORY BEHIND THE NAME

CAMPUS CENTER

Address: 601 West Walnut Street

  • Student Life Office
  • Student Finance Lab
  • Campus Dining (Cowan, Nichols Dining Room, Everyday Cafe)

ADA Accessible: Entrance, restrooms, elevator.

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CENTRE POST OFFICE and DOCUMENT SERVICES (CDS)

Mailing Address: 600 West Walnut Street

  • Post Office
  • Document Services

ADA Accessible: Entrance, restrooms.

Deliveries to campus and students are received at the Centre Post Office and then delivered. When a student receives a package – a note is placed in the students’ mailbox to let them know they have a package to pick up.

CHEEK EMERITI HOUSE

Address: 206 North Maple Avenue

  • Emeritus Faculty Offices

Built: 1908, Renovated: 2010
Affectionately Called: Jurassic Park, the Cheek Emeriti House provides office space for Centre’s emeritus faculty members. Previously a group home for foster children owned by Woodlawn Children’s Campus, Centre purchased the home as a staff residence.

Chenault House (Alumni House)

CHENAULT ALUMNI HOUSE

Address: 111 North Maple Avenue

  • Alumni Relations

ADA Accessible: Back entrance, restrooms.

Built: 1904, Renovated: 1998
Named for: Carroll C. Chenault, Jr., Class of 1920

Combs Center (aka "The Warehouse")

COMBS CENTER (Warehouse)

Address: 853 West Walnut Street

  • Leadership Programs Offices (2nd floor)
  • Communications Office (3rd floor)

ADA Accessible: Entrance, restrooms, elevator.

Built: 1902, Renovated: 1994, 2011, 2014
Named for: Leslie L. Combs II, Class of 1925
Facilities Management

FACILITIES MANAGEMENT

Address: 108 South Harding Street

  • Facilities Management Offices
Facilities Management maintains the operations and physical appearance of the College. Their professionalism, experience, and care create an environment that is conducive to learning and living for the campus community.

Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Horky House

HORKY HOUSE

Address: 101 North Maple Avenue

  • Human Resources Offices
  • Finance Office
  • Switchboard
Built: 1842-1850, Renovated: 1992, 2015
Named for: Lorette and John H. Gorky, Class of 1932
Listed in the National Register of Historic Places

NORTON CENTER FOR THE ARTS

Address: 300 South College Street

  • Newlin Hall
  • Weisiger Theatre
  • Grant Hall
  • Ex Astris (sculpture)
  • The Haven Gillespie Fountain and Plaza

ADA Accessible: Entrance, restrooms, elevator.

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Old Carnegie

OLD CARNEGIE

Address: 600 West Walnut Street

  • The Center for Career &
    Professional Development
  • The Center for Global Citizenship
  • Evans-Lively Room
Built: 1913, Renovated: 1993
Named for: Andrew Carnegie
Listed in the National Register of Historic Places

Built as the College library (the industrialist Andrew Carnegie provided $30,000 toward its construction), Carnegie served that purpose until the construction of Doherty Library in 1967.

OLD CENTRE

Address: 625 West Walnut Street

  • Admission Welcome Center
  • President’s Office
  • Academic Affairs Office
  • VP College Relations
  • Diversity Office
  • Parent Programs Office
  • Isaac Shelby Room
  • Pottinger Room
  • Visitor Parking

ADA Accessible: Restrooms, and elevator.

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SUTCLIFFE HALL

Address: 610 West Walnut Street

  • Athletic Offices
  • Recreation Areas (Racquetball Courts, Multi-Purpose Studio, Fitness, Walking Track)
  • Buck Fitness Center
  • Alumni Gymnasium (Tom Bryant Court)
  • Bowman Gymnasium
  • Hazelrigg Gymnasium
  • Hall of Fame Cafe
  • Parsons Center for Student Health and Counseling
  • Farris Stadium (Joe McDaniel Field and Herb McGuire Press Box)
  • Locker Rooms

ADA Accessible: Entrance and restrooms, elevator.

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Walnut House

WALNUT HOUSE

Address: 847 West Walnut Street

  • Department of Public Safety (DPS)
  • Student Residence (Second Floor)

ADA Accessible: Entrance, restrooms.

Built: 1950’s, Renovated: 2011

The Walnut House was a coffee shop in the 1950s and 1960s and later held the offices for the Centre Post Office until the winter of 2011. The C6H0 painted on the outside of the building is a reminder of the most famous football game in Centre history.

762 West Main

762 WEST MAIN

Address: 762 West Main Street

  • IT Services
  • Student Residence (Second Floor)

ADA Accessible: Entrance, and restrooms.

Built: 1940, Renovated: 1997
Wiseman Hall

WISEMAN HALL

Address: 120 South Maple Avenue

  • Registrar
  • Student Residence (Second Floor)

ADA Accessible: Entrance, and restrooms.

Built: 1940, Renovated: 1992
Named for: Guy E. Wiseman, Class of 1885
Wiseman Hall was designed by Nevin, Morgan, and Kilbrook of Louisville, and followed the early 1800s southern style of architecture. At the time it was the first addition to Centre in 25 years. Construction of Wiseman Hall allowed all freshmen at the time to live on campus.