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Mount Carmel Campus

The University's Mount Carmel Campus, resting in the shadow of Sleeping Giant Mountain in Hamden, Conn., is an architectural gallery of modern brick buildings and sweeping lawns, with a soaring clock tower above the library.

This campus is home to most of our residence halls, academic buildings, University offices and athletic fields. You'll also find the Albert Schweitzer Institute and the Peter C. Hereld House for Jewish Life here.

Albert Schweitzer Institute

The Albert Schweitzer Institute, located at 660 New Road, focuses on health, humanitarian and peace efforts; supports health care development in underserved areas; and seeks to motivate young people to serve the community.

The institute sponsors alternative spring break trips for Quinnipiac students and hosts art exhibits and lectures on campus.

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The Arnold Bernhard Library

The Arnold Bernhard Library offers individual carrels, tables, soft seating and rocking chairs with magnificent views of campus. The library has 600 seats, 13 group rooms, a 30-seat classroom, more than 60 public computer terminals and wireless Internet access for laptop computers.

It's also home to the Technology Center, where students go for tech support for their laptops and mobile devices and other technology needs, and The Learning Commons, which features space for tutoring and interactive learning, testing areas and meeting rooms for student and faculty presentations.

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Athletic + Recreation Center

The Athletic and Recreation Center houses the gymnasium, free weights, strength and cardiovascular equipment, exercise rooms, tennis/basketball/volleyball courts and a suspended running track.

It's also home to the Sports Medicine Center.

More about fitness + recreation at Quinnipiac

Carl Hansen Student Center

The newly renovated Carl Hansen Student Center—the hub of student life on the Mount Carmel Campus—features a dining hall, post office, the campus bookstore, a studio media suite complete with a TV studio, and offices for student organizations.

You'll feel right at home in the center's new "living room" overlooking the Quad, which includes a two-sided stone fireplace and comfortable seating.

Take a video tour of the student center.

Center for Communications and Engineering

The Center for Communications and Engineering, located on the Mount Carmel Campus, is a spacious facility shared by the School of Engineering and the School of Communications. The building, with its graceful architecture and abundant natural light, sits in the shadow of Sleeping Giant Mountain and overlooks a pond.

The center houses a range of cutting-edge facilities for engineering students, including: a machine shop and labs for thermodynamics and heat, environmental and hydraulics, geotechnical, and advanced automation and production.

Communications students take advantage of the center's: multiple classrooms; multimedia computer classroom; open media lab equipped with MAC Pros loaded with software; audio/video equipment loan facility; additional spaces for students to work, collaborate, study, and produce; Student Services and Career Services; and all communications faculty and administrative offices.

The building also houses the Office of Multicultural and Global Affairs, the Center for Psychological Science, faculty and administrative offices, team study rooms and individual study carrels, and a large event space with tiered seating.

Clarice L. Buckman Center and Theater

The Clarice L. Buckman Center and Theater houses classrooms, laboratories and rehearsal space for theater students.

The Buckman Theater is used for drama productions, dance company shows, lectures and special presentations.

The Dean Robert W. Evans College of Arts and Sciences Center

The Dean Robert W. Evans College of Arts and Sciences Center is comprised of three buildings situated within a towering pine forest.

The buildings house various classrooms and offices, as well as the Black Box Theater.

Learn more about the College of Arts and Sciences

Echlin Center

The Echlin Center, which overlooks the Quad, houses faculty offices, classrooms and seminar rooms.

The Office of Undergraduate and Graduate Admissions and the Financial Aid Office occupy the first floor of the building.

The Ed McMahon Mass Communications Center

The Ed McMahon Mass Communications Center contains a fully digital high-definition television studio superior to those even at major networks.

In addition you'll find radio production studios, digital video editing suites, Web design workstations and a news technology center modeled after a working newsroom.

Lender School of Business Center

At the Lender School of Business Center, television monitors display breaking financial news. Rooms designed for case and team study allow for group projects. The center houses numerous classrooms, the Terry W. Goodwin '67 Financial Technology Center and the Mancheski Executive Seminar Room.

The Learning Commons

The Learning Commons, housed in the north wing of the Arnold Bernhard Library, is a centrally located academic support hub for the Quinnipiac community. It features space for tutoring and interactive learning, testing areas and meeting rooms for student and faculty presentations. 

The Learning Commons includes the Quinnipiac University Seminar Series (QUSS) and the Research and Writing Institute, which support both the Writing Across the Curriculum and Writing in the Disciplines programs.

Peter C. Hereld House for Jewish Life

The Peter C. Hereld House for Jewish Life, located at 560 New Road, features a kosher kitchen, a lounge and a large social room for services and traditional meals.

It also houses the office of the University Rabbi, Reena Judd.

More about Jewish life at Quinnipiac

Residence Halls

About 4,800 students live in University-owned housing in traditional residence halls, suites, houses and apartments.

Our residential life program provides a safe, comfortable environment that allows every student to make the most of the college experience.

From the moment you move in to your room, you are part of a community that cares for you as an individual—a community that will help you become a self-assured and aware adult, ready for an independent and full life.

Learn more about housing options

Tator Hall

Tator Hall houses classrooms and computer laboratories for general academic use.

Tator Hall also includes dedicated space for the University's growing engineering program. The Computer-Aided Engineering Lab provides students with access to the powerful software tools commonly used by practicing engineers. Twenty-four dual monitor high-powered workstations enable students to learn and practice contemporary engineering techniques. The lab also features a high-definition 3D Printer capable of creating a physical model of their original designs.

The Active Classroom for Engineering is specifically designed to facilitate the interactive, hands-on learning approach used by the engineering department allowing professors to combine lecture and laboratory activities into a more dynamic learning experience. Twelve large two-person tables can be configured to support collaborative work for teams of 2 to 24 members, allowing students to build prototypes and models as well as perform experiments while actively participating in their education. The classroom also features two MTS uniaxial load frames used for a range of materials testing.