Facilities Available at The University of Findlay

The focal point of Findlay’s main campus is Old Main. Constructed in 1883-1886, it is the University’s oldest building. Classrooms, faculty and administrative offices, Ritz Auditorium with seating for 300, a computer center, and student computer labs are located in Old Main.

Additional academic facilities include the William B. Brewer Science Hall, which houses the Newhard Planetarium and the Jean Weekly and Charles Jesse Martin Lecture Hall; the Kenneth L. Frost Science Center with laboratories, classrooms, and the Robert A. Malcolm Lecture Hall; Egner Center for the Performing Arts with the 200-seat John and Hester Powell Grimm Theatre, and music practice, choir, and band rooms; and the Virginia B. Gardner Fine Arts Pavilion housing visual arts facilities, photography darkrooms, the Pfeiffer Lecture Hall, the Dudley and Mary Marks Lea Gallery, the Malcolm Family Dining Room, the Mazza Museum, the Mazza Gift Gallery, and the Mazza Conference Room.

Croy Physical Education Center features the James and Mira Houdeshell Court and a 25-meter swimming pool, the Victor H. and Hazel Bennett Sink Natatorium. The Gardner Fitness Center houses one classroom and athletic training facilities. The Russ and Peg Armstrong Sports Complex is a 20-acre site under development that includes two football fields, two soccer practice fields, lacrosse playing and practice fields, and six tennis courts with plans for additional fields for softball, baseball, and track and field.

300 Davis Street is the home of the College of Education, College of Pharmacy, and the molecular and microbiology programs. Besides faculty offices, there are nine general-purpose classrooms, a language lab, reading center, two state-of-the-art computer labs, and biology labs. There are also two conference rooms and two large lecture halls. These rooms are available to student organizations, faculty, staff, and to off-campus groups by reservation only. Reservations for this space can be made through the director of facilities scheduling and events in the Alumni Memorial Union: 419-434-6942.

The Alumni Memorial Union (AMU) contains student activities offices, conference rooms, lounge, multipurpose room, and snack bar.

The Edward and Joyce Brewer Center for Health Sciences contains the W. Robert and Marilyn Y. Brewer Lecture Hall, the Dr. and Mrs. George Koepke Physician Assistant Classroom, a computer lab, a cadaver lab, a physician assistant lab, occupational therapy labs, a rehabilitation lab, an athletic training lab, a physical therapy lab, and additional classroom spaces.

The Ralph and Gladys Koehler Fitness and Recreation Complex is comprised of the Robert A. Malcolm Athletic Center containing a six-lane, NCAA-regulation track and four basketball/volleyball/tennis courts, Derrick’s, and the Student Recreation Center. The complex houses offices for the coaching staff and locker facilities.

The University Bookstore is located in the Center for Student Life and College of Business building and carries all textbooks, a selection of books from Winebrenner Seminary, and various UF collectibles and clothing. End-of-semester textbook buybacks are conducted at this location. Students are able to access bookstore information from the University Web page at: http://bookstore.findlay.edu. Hours are posted as well as current textbook listings. The telephone number for the University Bookstore is 419-434-4561.

The Center for Equine and Pre-Veterinary Studies is housed eight miles south of the main campus at the Animal Sciences Center on State Route 68. The Dr. C. Richard Beckett Animal Science Building is a 31,000-square-foot facility that incorporates a functioning barn, 100 feet wide by 170 feet long, with an academic component, the Peck-Kerns Academic Wing, featuring classrooms, faculty offices, a student lounge, and other facilities. The 152-acre farm also includes two indoor arenas and room to stable more than 330 horses and other livestock.

An additional facility, the James L. Child Jr. Equestrian Complex, devoted to training in English riding, is located in the southeast section of Findlay at the intersection of County Road 227 and Olive Street. Two indoor arenas and facilities for more than 130 horses are included in the 42-acre property along with the University Equine Veterinary Services Inc. Adjacent to the Child Complex is a 30-acre nature preserve.

The 315 Foulke Studio (QNST) houses the sculpture studio for the Art Program and the Theatre Shop used for set construction. The second floor of the 315 Foulke Studio is used for storing the University’s Theatre Program’s costume collection.

The All Hazards Training Center (AHTC) consists of two facilities. A five-acre site on State Route 12, east of Findlay, is equipped to create realistic scenarios involving various environmental and hazardous materials accidents. Additional training simulations are done in Renninger Gymnasium on campus.

Other buildings include, but are not limited to, Shafer Library, containing more than 130,000 books, DVDs, bound journals, and government documents in addition to housing the University’s archives and the collections of Winebrenner Theological Seminary; eight residence halls; 19 townhouse apartment units; the Dr. Frank R. and Mary Jane Cosiano Health Center; Bucher Center; the Glenn and Helen Stout Alumni Center; various houses with faculty offices; several International Welcome Houses; 21 cottages; eight special-interest houses; and 10 group houses round out student housing options.