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Village of St. Anthony
The Townhouse Apartments offer students modern facilities with independent lifestyles. All are four-person apartments with single bedrooms. The apartments are equipped with 1 1/2 bathrooms, living and dining areas and kitchen facilities. Each apartment building has its own laundry facility. Students must have a class status of at least a junior to be eligible to apply to live in the Townhouse Apartments.
Francis Hall/Damietta Center
Francis Hall houses upperclassmen and graduate students on the upper floors; a café that serves dinner; offices for the Division of University Relations, which includes Development, Alumni Services, and Marketing and Communications; the Department of Visual and Performing Arts’ Studio Art Center; and the Damietta Center, SBU’s diversity center.
Glen of St. Clare
The final phase of townhouse construction came in 1999 with the Glen of St. Clare. One of the three buildings is called Paladino House, after Carl P. Paladino, Esq., '68, a longtime SBU trustee. Another is named Shane House, after G. Sydney Shane, Esq., a 1923 alumnus and a university trustee from the 1930s to the 1970s.
Gardens of Br. Leo
The Gardens Apartments are apartment-styled residence buildings on the east side of campus. Each apartment houses six students and is equipped with living and dining areas, two bathrooms, a kitchen and three double bedrooms. Students must have a class status of at least a sophomore to be eligible to apply to live in the Garden Apartments.
St. Bonaventure Friary
St. Bonaventure Friary is home to the Franciscan friar community on campus. It includes living and dining areas, a kitchen, chapel and bedrooms.
The University Chapel, connected to Doyle Hall, is the site of weekday and Sunday Masses on campus, as well as the main liturgical celebrations for the campus community. The Chapel is an expression of the life of Saint Bonaventure and the intellectual tradition of the Franciscan Order. Saint Bonaventure’s life and his writings are portrayed in the Chapel’s stained glass windows and in the altar reredos.
Doyle Hall/Trustees Room
Doyle Hall is a multi-use facility that includes a residence hall housing up to 143 students. The hall is co-ed by floors and observes extended quiet hours. Doyle also houses the Office of the Registrar, the university’s Wellness Center, the Office of Academic Records, the Office of New Students, the Teaching and Learning Center, and academic offices for the Department of History. Doyle also houses the Robert R. Jones Board of Trustees Room and Doyle Dining Room, which are used for meetings and special functions. Doyle is connected to the University Chapel.
The Sandra A. and William L. Richter Center
The state-of-the-art Sandra A. and William L. Richter Center, which opened in 2004, is a multi-faceted recreational and fitness facility. The Richter Center is equipped with three regulation basketball courts, an indoor running/walking track, an aerobics room, racquetball/squash/wallyball courts, a weight room, 5,000 square feet of cardiovascular and weight equipment, locker rooms, a reception area and a climbing wall.
Falconio Hall, known as “Fal,” houses about 250 students in double-occupancy rooms. The hall is co-ed by floors.
Robinson Hall, or “Rob,” houses just over 300 students in double-occupancy rooms. Rob is co-ed by floor. The building also houses Security Services, the Event Management office, and the administrative offices for Clare College. It is also home for The Bona Venture student newspaper, The Laurel literary magazine, and the yearbook staff.
The Regina A. Quick Center For The Arts
The Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts has a number of resources for the education and entertainment of its varied audiences. The center, a regional hub for art and expression, comprises the 321-seat Rigas Family Theater for the presentation of theatrical and musical performances, four art galleries, art storage areas, art studios, practice suites and other instructional spaces for the visual and performing arts. The Quick Center’s Permanent Collection consists of approximately 3,000 works of Western and non-Western art.
Devereux Hall/Garret Theater
Devereux, St. Bonaventure’s oldest residence hall, is one the most beautiful and intriguing buildings on campus, and one of the most popular residences for students. Major renovations to the five-story, three-sided structure were completed in 1999. Devereux, known as “Dev,” houses up to 351 students in single- and double-occupancy rooms. The hall is co-ed by floors. Devereux also houses Garret Theater, which stages plays during the academic year.
Butler Memorial Hall
Butler Memorial Gymnasium is used primarily as a practice facility for the university’s Division I Athletics teams, by physical education classes, clubs and student groups. The building also houses an art studio/classroom space. The oldest building on campus, Butler was renovated in 1999-2000.
Thomas Merton Center
The Thomas Merton Center is home to St. Bonaventure’s many University Ministries programs. It houses gathering rooms for students, a meditation chapel and a kitchen, and is open 24 hours a day. The center houses offices for Mt. Irenaeus, a Franciscan mountain retreat located off campus; the university’s Franciscan Center for Social Concern; the off-campus Warming House, the oldest student-run soup kitchen in the U.S.; the BonaBuddies youth mentoring program; and other ministries related programs.
Reilly Center/Bob Lanier Court
Reilly Center, known as the “RC,” is the university’s main athletic facility. Its 6,000-seat arena surrounds Bob Lanier Court, home court for St. Bonaventure’s Division I men’s and women’s basketball teams. Its swimming pool hosts Division I men’s and women’s meets. The RC also contains the University Bookstore, Reilly Center Café, campus radio station WSBU, and the Army ROTC program. There are also offices for Athletics, Student Life and Academics, as well as classrooms.
Friedsam Memorial Library
Friedsam Memorial Library is the hub of academic study and research on campus. Its book collection exceeds 250,000 volumes and it offers a digital media and video conference center, wireless networking and a laptop loaner service. It also houses the Franciscan Institute, the premiere center of Franciscan learning in the Western Hemisphere; as well as the institute’s Holy Name Library, a climate-controlled structure that preserves a collection of rare and ancient texts.
Café La Verna in the Magnano Centre
Café La Verna is a coffee shop and deli located in the Magnano Centre dining complex. Constructed in 2006-07 as part of a major renovation project, La Verna is a popular gathering spot for students, faculty and staff who want to eat, relax in front of the huge two-sided fireplace, or socialize. La Verna’s coffee shop sells Starbucks coffee products, bagels, pastries and premade salads and sandwiches. The deli offers made-to-order sandwiches, paninis and salads. In addition to small tables and chairs, La Verna is furnished with comfortable lounge chairs and sofas that allow for a friendlier and more intimate environment.
Hickey Dining Hall in the Magnano Centre
Hickey Dining Hall in the Magnano Centre is the main dining facility on campus. Completely renovated in 2006, Hickey offers a welcoming and comforting décor that makes it a popular gathering spot from early morning to late at night. But the real draw is a varied menu featuring cooked-to-order meals and fresh, healthy foods. Hickey features a Mongolian grill, a made-to-order sandwich station, international specialties, a centerpiece brick pizza oven, a grill area, a carving station, a waffle station, and a refrigerated dessert station. Wireless Internet service is also available.
Shay-Loughlen is two residence halls - Shay and Loughlen - joined by a common entryway and lounge area. Loughlen houses 156 students in a traditional residence hall setting, while Shay houses 118 students in suites.
De La Roche Hall
The oldest academic building on campus, De La Roche was completely refurbished in 2007 following construction of the adjacent William F. Walsh Science Center.
The John J. Murphy Professional Building
The John J. Murphy Professional Building is a multi-purpose academic facility for the School of Business and the Russell J. Jandoli School of Journalism and Mass Communication. In addition to classrooms and academic offices, Murphy houses a broadcast journalism lab, a television studio, newsroom and computer labs, and a 432-seat auditorium.
Plassmann Hall is an academic building that houses classrooms and offices for the School of Arts & Sciences and the School of Education. Plassmann offers a language laboratory equipped with televisions, computers and headphones, allowing students to work individually or collectively. Plassmann Hall also offers a small coffee shop in the main hallway.
The Maintenance/Central Receiving building handles day-to-day operations of campus upkeep.
The Observatory, used primarily by physics classes, houses three reflector telescopes: an 11-inch Schmidt-Cassegranian that is permanently mounted under the dome, and two 8-inch Schmidt-Cassegranians that can be mounted outside on the deck. The building also includes a small classroom.
McGraw-Jennings Athletic Fields
Home to St. Bonaventure’s baseball, softball, soccer and lacrosse teams, The McGraw-Jennings Field is named for Baseball Hall of Famers John McGraw and Hughie Jennings, who coached baseball at SBU between 1892-1895 and attended the university during the off-seasons of their professional baseball careers. The complex includes Fred Handler Park, a baseball field with an all-weather surface. McGraw-Jennings also hosts SBU home rugby games and intramural activities.
William F. Walsh Science Center
The William F. Walsh Science Center, which opened in 2008, houses state-of-the-art computer science, laboratory and classroom space, biology labs, organic and general chemistry labs, a 150-seat indoor amphitheater, and faculty offices integrated with lab space to better accommodate student-teacher interaction. The 46,500-square-foot Walsh Science Center is connected to De La Roche Hall, which was renovated as part of the construction project. The initiative doubled the academic space available to students studying the sciences at St. Bonaventure.
William E. & Ann L. Swan Business Center
The William E. and Ann L. Swan Business Center, the new home for St. Bonaventure’s School of Business, is under construction and will open in the fall of 2013. The two-story, state-of-the-art facility will feature a two-story, glass-enclosed atrium and gathering space; a corporate boardroom simulator; state-of-the-art classrooms and seminar/study rooms; a financial services lab (trading room) complete with digital ticker; a center for student entrepreneurial studies; vibrant spaces for faculty research; spaces for student collaboration and team building; and School of Business faculty offices.
Built in 2005, the courts are home to the men’s and women’s tennis teams.
Hopkins Hall is the university’s main administration building. It houses the offices of the university president, Financial Aid, Admissions, Technology Services, as well as the university’s business office.