Facilities and Campus Locations

Nestled along the picturesque banks of the Susquehanna River, Susquehanna University boasts a campus adorned with state-of-the-art facilities that seamlessly blend modern amenities with the charm of its historic surroundings. From cutting-edge academic buildings to vibrant student centers, explore the diverse and inviting spaces that define the heart of the Susquehanna experience.

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Explore our 297-acre campus through our virtual tour or interactive map, highlighting state-of-the-art facilities, athletics and recreation locations.

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Living on Campus

Experience four years of on-campus living at our residential campus. 

18th Street Commons: Located on the northern end of campus near the Geisinger Medical Center at Susquehanna University and Natural Sciences Center, these apartment-style residences are great for students looking for independence. Each apartment has a living room, dining room and full kitchen, and students have access to bike storage, a lounge, laundry facility and grilling area.

Admission House: Our official front door is located on University Avenue, welcoming visitors to campus.

Opened in 2017, the Admission House is a fully-funded gift from our Board of Trustees and was designed by renowned architect Peter Bohland of Bohland Cywinski Jackson. The building stands as a beacon on campus with a modern take on a barn/farm structure to pay tribute to Central Pennsylvania’s rich agricultural tradition.

Parking for future River Hawks is located directly next door.

Aikens Hall: This traditional-style coed residence hall is home to first-year students and the Residence Life office. Double rooms and a few multiples include a bed, desk, chair and dresser for each student.

Named for Charles T. Aikens, university president from 1905–1927, Aikens was built in 1961 and renovated in 1990.

Alumni House: The hub for all alumni-related activities and programs both on campus and around the country, like Homecoming, Break Through, SU SERVE and regional chapter events.

Apfelbaum Hall: Built in 1999, Apfelbaum Hall is home to the Communications Department and the AACSB-accredited Sigmund Weis School of Business, with accommodations for intimate seminars as well as lecture with state-of-the-art technology.

Communications majors enjoy access to superb production facilities and equipment, including an audio, video and graphics lab and a television studio with green screen. Business students get hands-on in the state-of-the-art Steven T. ’96 and Amy Meyer Trading Room with Bloomberg Terminals to analyze financial markets in real time and place trades.

Art Studio: Students take painting, drawing, printmaking or sculpture classes in the Art Studio, located on the northern end of campus near the Natural Sciences Center and North Residence Hall. In addition to collaborative studio spaces, senior art majors have access to individual workspaces.

Blough-Weis Library: Our modern library offers wireless access to thousands of journal articles; houses more than 330,000 books, DVDs and CDs; and has study and collaboration spaces for more than 500 students. The library is also home to Scholarly Grounds Café, a new teaching lab and a theater for viewing films.

Bogar Hall: An eastern anchor of Kurtz Lane — Susquehanna’s picturesque main walk — Bogar Hall houses classrooms and the departments of modern languages, philosophy and religious studies.

Dedicated in 1951, Bogar Hall was renovated in 1990.

Center for Environmental Education & Research (CEER): An 87-acre tract of land immediately adjacent to campus, the CEER serves as a convenient field station.

Located here are the Freshwater Research Initiative, Campus Garden, Campus Greenhouse, Solary Array, beehives, research plots and walking/biking trails.

Charles B. Degenstein Campus Center: Commonly referred to as “Deg,” the Degenstein Campus Center is the bustling heart of campus life. It is home to several eateries and coffee spots including Evert Dining Room, Starbucks, Charlie’s Coffeehouse and Benny’s Food Court.

Dedicated to providing new and returning students, parents, community members and visitors with resources they need to succeed, the Clark and Lisa Ryan ’78 Burke Hawk Hub is centrally located in the “Deg.”

Many student organizations are also located here, including the Johnson Center for Civic Engagement, Center for Diversity and Inclusion, Student Government Association, Student Activities Committee, Outdoor Recreation Center, Student Life, the student-run WQSU radio station and The Quill, Susquehanna’s student-run newspaper.

Students can shop and run errands at the university bookstore and student mailroom or unwind with friends. They can also enjoy performances in Degenstein Center Theater or explore art exhibitions at Lore Degenstein Gallery.

Charlie’s Coffeehouse: A student-run coffeehouse and entertainment venue, Charlie’s serves up lattes, snacks and free programming, with events scheduled throughout the week. Students can catch a fun event like movie night, open mic night, karaoke, a concert, craft night, slam poetry, comedy show and Sunday football.

Charlie’s is also a great place to relax, do homework and chat with friends.

Counseling & Psychological Services: Located at 606 University Ave., the Counseling & Psychological Services offers a confidential environment to collaborate with you on your mental well-being. Services include group and individual counseling, emergency services and an after-hours crisis phone hotline.

Cunningham Center for Music & Art: The university’s premier performance space is located within the Cunningham Center for Music and Art — Stretansky Concert Hall, a 320-seat venue designed specifically for music performance.

Cunningham is also home to Heilman Hall, a large ensemble rehearsal space, as well as 32 music practice rooms, group rehearsal areas, a computer music lab and percussion rooms.

Graphic design and studio art classrooms and labs also live in Cunningham. Art and graphic design students have access to a fully equipped photography space, two graphic design computer labs and a dedicated art history classroom.

Fisher Hall: A creative and energetic learning space, Fisher Hall is home to Faylor Hall and the departments of English, psychology, sociology, anthropology, mathematics and computer science, music education and physics. The Career Development Center, Center for Academic Success and Disability Services Office are located on the second floor.

Renovated in 2011, Fisher has several state-of-the-art learning spaces, including The Letterbox publishing & editing suite, the Paul D. Coleman Physics Center and a music education resource room.

Geisinger Medical Center at Susquehanna University: The Susquehanna Student Health Center is located in the Geisinger-Susquehanna University clinic, a 16,000-square-foot facility located at 620 University Ave.

A team of physicians and nurses are available for same-day urgent care needs, physical exams, women’s and men’s health issues, nutritionist care, preventive care and much more. An on-call nurse is available for emergencies 24 hours/day, 7 days a week during the academic year.

GO House: Tucked away on a shaded hill on the west side of campus, the GO House has a tranquil feel despite being so close to the Degenstein Campus Center and the heart of campus. The GO House offers students single, double and triple rooms with community bathrooms.

Hassinger Hall: Housing only 85 students, Hassinger is the smallest of our sophomore residence halls with double or triple rooms. Built in 1921, it was renovated in 1992.

Hillel House: Located on the “triangle” where University Avenue meets Pine Street, Hillel House is a gathering place for the Jewish community at Susquehanna. It includes a kosher kitchen, meditation room and library.

James W. Garrett Sports Complex: A center for varsity, intramural and recreational sports and student activities, the Garrett Sports Complex includes the 25-yard Garrett Complex Natatorium, Orlando W. Houts Gymnasium, Clyde H. Jacobs Fitness Center and weight room, racquetball courts, the multipurpose Robert I. Estill Field House with an indoor track and a student lounge with Bento Sushi.

Natural Sciences Center: Susquehanna’s largest and newest academic building, the Natural Science Center is an 81,000-square-foot, LEED-certified facility that is home to chemistry, biology, earth and environmental sciences, neuroscience, ecology, health care studies and pre-professional programs.

Students can use state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, teaching and research labs, and prep and support spaces. The Natural Sciences Center houses the Mark ’80 and Deborah Yoder Fossil Collection and Ele’s Eatery, which serves paninis, made-to-order salads and freshly baked pastries.

North Hall: North Hall is home to 123 students who can pick from traditional single, double or triple rooms or suites. Built in 1971, North Hall was last renovated in 1998.

Reed Hall: Reed Hall is a traditional-style residence hall that is home to 150 first-year students. Located between Smith Hall and the Degenstein Campus Center, it was built in 1963 and renovated in 2004. It was named for Katherine Reed, a Susquehanna benefactor.

Sassafras Multi-Purpose Field: This multi-field complex is the venue for River Hawk field hockey, lacrosse, soccer, and softball, offering a branded Field Turf surface and amenities for 600 spectators.

Sassafras Complex: The Sassafras Complex is home to 172 students who can pick from traditional single or double rooms, suites or townhouses with semi-private baths.


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  • O’Conner
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  • Roberts

Two suite-style residence halls

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  • Shobert

Scholars House: Renovated in 1994, Scholars House is a traditional three-story residence hall with single and double rooms. The Women’s Resource Center and Honors Program offices are also located in Scholars House.

Seibert Hall: Seibert Hall is a multifaceted facility with student housing on the upper floors for 82 students, classroom spaces (including the Diane and Al Meyer Classroom), Isaacs Auditorium lecture hall, the education department, Information Technology, and offices of the Registrar and the Dean of Arts and Humanities.

Built in 1902 and renovated in 1985, this Greek revival building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Its 220-seat Isaacs Auditorium is the oldest one on campus and is used mainly for lectures and chamber music performances. The auditorium was renovated in 2021.

Selinsgrove Hall: The very first building on campus, Selinsgrove Hall is also included on the National Register of Historic Places. Numerous administrative offices are located here, such as the Office of the President, Office of the Provost, Human Resources, Advancement, Finance and Operations.

Smith Hall: Home to 275 first-year students, Smith Hall is a traditional-style coed residence hall with double rooms and a few multiple rooms available. Located near the James W. Garrett Sports Complex, Smith Hall was built in 1961 and renovated in 1999. It was named for G. Morris Smith, university president from 1928 to 1959.

Steele Hall: An eastern anchor of Kurtz Lane — Susquehanna’s picturesque main walk — Steele Hall houses classrooms as well as a number of academic departments and offices, including economics, history and political science. Originally completed in 1913 for the science program, the building was named for benefactor Charles Steele. It underwent an extensive renovation in 1992.

TRAX: TRAX is our on-campus nightclub and entertainment venue with a dance floor, DJ booth, performance stage, billiards area and outdoor patio. On Friday and Saturday nights, student organizations sponsor a variety of events. Most activities are free, and many offer food and drinks. Alcohol is available only to students 21 and older.

Weber Chapel: Opened in 1966, this large venue seats 1,500 and hosts many events like guest lecturers, visiting artist performances and chapel services. The auditorium has one of the largest revolving stages on the East Coast with performance facilities on one side and chancel on the other, and its orchestra pit provides space for a standard Broadway show.

Weber Auditorium is also home to a music technology center, a piano lab, a multipurpose room for rehearsals, the Margaret Pierce ’96 Frantz and Todd Frantz ’97 Recording Studio, Office of the Chaplain, Horn Meditation Chapel and Greta Ray Dance Studio.

West Hall: Home to 160 upper-level students, West Hall is a traditional-style, coed residence hall with double rooms and a few multiple rooms. Located on the western edge of campus next to West Village, it was built in 1965 and renovated in 2006.

West Village: Home to 336 students, West Village is comprised of seven buildings (Aspen, Hawthorn, Laurel, Linden, Elm, Tamarack and Willow Halls) that include suites of double and single rooms. Each building has classrooms on the lower levels. Five of the residence halls are LEED-certified green buildings. Built in 2007 and 2008, these units are located between the Degenstein Campus Center and West Hall.

Writers Institute: Home to the university’s nationally recognized creative writing program, Susquehanna’s Writers Institute has a vibrant community of published writers and a space for students to connect and unwind. Renovated in 2010, the building houses faculty offices, classrooms for writing workshops, conference spaces and a library.

University Avenue: A variety of student housing options are located along University Avenue like the Liberty Alley townhouses, which are located at the easternmost end of campus. Spanning the next four blocks are 14 university-owned residential homes, home to more than 140 students, members of the Greek Life community and university living/learning groups.


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