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The Admissions House, on the corner of Camden Avenue and Loblolly Lane, contains administrative offices and meeting rooms for the Office of Admissions staff. Regularly scheduled campus tours leave the Admissions House at 1:30 p.m. each Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

The Alumni House, on Camden Avenue opposite the Holloway Hall entrance, serves alumni gatherings and houses the offices of Alumni Relations and Annual Fund.

The Architectural and Engineering Building is located at the corner of Power and South Division Streets.

BEACON House is home to the Perdue School’s Business, Economic and Community Outreach Network (BEACON). Located at the corner of College and Camden avenues, BEACON is home to the following programs: Bienvenidos a Delmarva, a regional management and marketing assistance program for over 70 organizations that provide a wide variety of services for immigrants on the Peninsula; Shore Transit, an integrated regional public transportation system conceived and developed by BEACON; and Shore Trends, a regional information base BEACON is developing for tracking business, economic, community and workforce development trends and data.


The Bellavance Honors Center, on the corner of Camden Avenue and Loblolly Lane, has offices, classrooms and social gathering areas for students enrolled in the Thomas E. Bellavance Honors Program.

Blackwell Library is located near the center of the campus. In addition to databases, print and electronic book and periodical holdings, there are many special collections. These include Government Documents, Civil War, Maryland, Juvenile, Press Kits and Press Books. The online catalog provides direct access to and borrowing privileges from the other libraries of the University System of Maryland.

Camden House, located at 1212 Camden Avenue, houses three of SU’s outreach groups: ShoreCorps/PALS, an AmeriCorps program; the Bilingual Education Career Program, designed to improve training opportunities for ESOL teachers; and Training for All Teachers, an ESOL resource.

Caruthers Hall, situated near Route 13 to the right of the University’s main entrance, houses the Learning Center; department offices; class-rooms; faculty offices; a 225-seat auditorium; and a Communications Center, which includes a radio station.


The Center for Conflict Resolution, located on the southwest corner of Camden and College avenues, provides the University and the community with conflict resolution services and training. The center works with individuals and groups in conflict to build creative and self-sustaining solutions. The center also houses the University’s academic major and minor in conflict analysis and dispute resolution and acts as a clinic where students take classes, workshop and training in conflict analysis and dispute resolution. Students take practicum and internships through the center at locations both on- and off-campus. The center houses the student-run Campus Mediation Center that provides conflict resolution service to the student body. The center also provides support and use of its facilities to the Conflict Resolution Club. In addition, the center has a research and evaluation wing that has received national recognition. The practice wing is composed of nationally recognized experts who work with center staff on large scale conflict interventions worldwide. The center has a private resource collection named the Bosserman Library that contains materials on social justice, peace studies and conflict resolution.

The Center for International Education, at 1106 Camden Avenue across from Holloway Hall, houses the Center for International Education, that provides study abroad opportunities for students, International Student Services Office, and the SU Cultural Affairs Office.

The Center for University Advancement, on the corner of Camden and Dogwood avenues, is home to the Salisbury University Foundation Inc. and the Office of University Advancement staff. The home’s historical presence dates to the founding of SU. The structure is comprised of a conference room, social room and numerous office and entertaining spaces.


The Commons is located on the south end of the campus with a walking link directly connecting it to the Guerrieri University Center. The food court provides 13 different food selections per meal. This beautiful building also houses the bookstore, the Gull Card Office, Facilities Reservations, Conference Services and the campus post office.

Devilbiss Hall is located at the south end of the campus mall. It houses the departments of Nursing and Health Sciences, and in addition, it serves as a general purpose classroom and office building. In addition to 44 faculty and staff offices, the building has 17 classrooms and nine laboratories. Special features in this building are a theatre-lecture hall seating 184 and a 2,000 square-foot greenhouse.

The East Campus Complex, located by the athletics fields on the east campus, houses University Police, the Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture as well as the Lower Shore Child Care Resource Center, the Small Business Development Center, the Wellness Center, and the offices and training rooms for the SU football and baseball teams.

Fulton Hall, located at the north end of the campus mall, contains a black box theatre; a photography studio and darkrooms; ceramics, drawing, graphic design, painting and sculpture studios; the faculty offices for the Art, Communication Arts and Music departments; an electronic piano room; practice and listening rooms for music students and orchestra; and choral rehearsal rooms. The departments of Sociology and Political Science, Information Technology Office, the dean’s office, general purpose classrooms, a lecture hall and the University Gallery are also located in Fulton Hall.


The SU Art Galleries is comprised of two on-campus galleries and two off-campus galleries. Each of our galleries has a specific mission and focus.

The Electronic Gallery is located on campus in the Teacher Education & Technology Center. This gallery is dedicated to new media art that emphasizes technology and new aesthetic forms.

The University Gallery is located on campus in Fulton Hall. This gallery is dedicated to bringing important national and international artists’ work to campus. This gallery also features our regular faculty and student exhibitions.

The Downtown Campus is located off campus at 118 & 120 Division Street in downtown Salisbury. These galleries are dedicated to connection the mission of the SU Art Galleries with the community.

The Guerrieri University Center supports the mission of the University by helping create and sustain an ambience where all members of our community, and students in particular, are provided the opportunity, encouragement and support necessary to better realize their potential as individuals and scholars. The center provides myriad opportunities for students, as well as others, to realize the many dimensions of the University mission statement, including clarity of expression, cultural diversity, responsible citizenship, social interaction and community service.

Guerrieri University Center facilities include lounges, meeting rooms, games room, Information Desk, Gull’s Nest Pub and Eatery, Cool Beans Cyber Café, Student Affairs Office, Office of New Student Experience, Career Services, Student Counseling Services, Multicultural Student Services, Atrium Gallery, student radio station WSUR, student newspaper The Flyer and offices of student organizations. An automated teller machine (ATM) is conveniently located just outside the north entrance.

Henson Science Hall is located next to Route 13, just north of Maggs Physical Activities Center. It houses the Henson School Dean’s Office and the departments of Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Geography and Geosciences, Mathematics and Computer Science, and Physics. In addition to 89 offices for faculty and staff, it contains 13 lecture rooms, 32 teaching laboratories and 20 faculty/student research labs. This entire facility contains state-of-the-art teaching technologies and scientific equipment. Special features in this building include the 48-seat Geographical Information System (GIS) teaching laboratory and the Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) laboratory.


Holloway Hall, the first structure built on campus and currently the administrative office building of the University, contains most administrative and faculty offices, the Copy Center, Office of Human Resources, some classrooms, and the Franklin P. Perdue School of Business. Holloway Hall also houses Student Health Services, a modern 776-seat auditorium, the Social Room and the Great Hall.

The Indoor Tennis Center, located on Milford Street near the East Campus Complex, includes three tennis courts, lobby area, pro shop, showers and locker rooms. Recreational play, varsity team use, membership times and organized league play are available seven days a week throughout the year.

Maggs Physical Activities Center includes a large arena, swimming pool, dance studio, fitness room, strength room, classrooms, offices, large multipurpose gymnasium, three racquetball courts, varsity and intramural locker rooms, training room, equipment room and reception area.

The Maintenance Building (Physical Plant) houses the Motor Pool Office, as well as maintenance personnel and shops.

The Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture, located in East Campus Complex Room 190, is a repository for documents and artifacts pertaining to the Delmarva Peninsula. The center serves the University, the Delmarva community at large, as well as family and local history researchers, professional business people and scholars from across the nation.


Outdoor Athletics Facilities include a multi-use stadium; varsity fields for baseball, field hockey, football, lacrosse, soccer and softball; practice fields; an all-weather, 400-meter track; lighted intramural fields; two sand volleyball courts; and 12 tennis courts featuring plexi-pave surfaces with six lighted for night play. The baseball diamond features an Astroturf infield, the only one in the state.

The PACE House, across from the campus on College Avenue, houses the Institute for Public Affairs and Civic Engagement (PACE).

Perdue Hall coming soon

The Philosophy House, adjacent to campus on Camden Avenue, is home to the Philosophy Department, a small philosophy library, and classroom and study areas.

The President’s Residence is situated on a 4 1/2-acre expanse, linked to the Alumni House and Bellavance Honors Center, opposite the Holloway Hall entrance.

Residence Halls offer students a variety of living environments and lifestyle options. Pocomoke and Wicomico halls house freshman men, Manokin and Nanticoke halls house freshman women. Coeducational facilities include Chesapeake, Chester, Choptank, St. Martin and Severn halls. Dogwood Village, a modular housing complex, consists of 14 buildings, each housing 10 students in single rooms. The halls feature lounges offering television, conversational groupings and study areas as well as laundry and vending facilities.


The Scarborough Student Leadership Center, located on Camden Avenue south of the Admissions House, dedicated in 2001, is a center for teaching skills in leadership, citizenship and civic engagement among social and honorary Greek organizations. Numerous conference rooms, a ritual room, a leadership library, organizational offices and other offices make up this one-of-a-kind structure. The project is the first freestanding program of its kind in the nation.

The Support Services Building, located at 119 Bateman Street, at the intersection of Bateman and Wayne streets, 100 yards east of the SU pedestrian underpass beneath Route 13, houses Central Stores Supplies, University Shipping and Receiving, Courier Services, Physical Inventory Control (PIC) Team and Surplus Inventory Management Services.

The Student Art Center, adjacent to campus on College Avenue, is home to the student art gallery and five art faculty offices. Exhibitions are scheduled throughout fall and spring semesters. Exhibits will feature works done in freshman art classes, B.F.A. student works, guest exhibitions and lectures about their work. The center also hosts community art meetings.

The Teacher Education and Technology Center features a 124-seat mega-computer lab, tiered classrooms with capacities of 60, 80 and 120 seats, a Distance Learning Center, the May Literacy Lab, Adult Education Clinic, Carol and Jim Powers Reading Room, a Resource Center, outdoor classrooms and an Integrated Media Center (IMC).


The University Analysis, Reporting and Assessment House, situated at 1214 Camden Avenue across from Nanticoke Hall, houses the University Analysis, Reporting and Assessment Office.

The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, located south of the campus at 909 South Schumaker Drive, is home to the world’s most comprehensive collection of wildfowl carving. Named for brothers Lem and Steve Ward of Crisfield, MD, whose skill and vision elevated decoy carving to fine art, the museum works to promote, preserve and perpetuate wildfowl art.

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