Facilities

Gardner-Webb University Campus Facilities

The main campus in Boiling Springs is situated on 225 acres in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains between Charlotte and Asheville. With 20 Athletic Facilities, 6 Buildings, 9 Residence Halls, 3 Suite Style Buildings and 7 Apartment Buildings, Gardner-Webb is a beautiful backdrop to an environment of learning and faith.

Key Locations on the Main Campus

The Tucker Student Center

The central place where students and faculty can meet, study, and dine. The building, which contains the campus shop and post office as well as the university’s smaller chapel, is 110,000 square-feet and sits overlooking the Lake Hollifield Complex at the center of campus. Entertainment options include a three-story rock climbing wall, movie theatre and screening room, pool tables, air hockey, table tennis, and lounge areas. The Student Center’s restaurants increase the food options on campus with WOW Cafe (World of Wings), SubConnection, Cantina 1905, Simply-To-Go, and the Broad River Coffee Company.

Dover Campus Center

Houses the student cafeteria, lounges, Chick-Fil-A, Undergraduate Admissions offices, and Ritch Banquet Hall.

The Quad

Located in the center of campus, and is the location of the majority of dormitories and academic buildings, including Craig Hall (English), Withrow Science Building, O. Max Gardner Hall (Music), and E. B. Hamrick Hall (Business). It is the location of most of the student activities on campus.

John R. Dover Memorial Library

The current library stands as the third academic library building constructed on Gardner-Webb’s campus. Students are able to access over 160 databases on topics pertaining to all majors and programs offered in Gardner-Webb’s curriculum.

Lake Hollifield Complex

Located between Tucker Student Center and University Commons. The complex features a jogging track, seating areas, swings, and the Lake Hollifield Bell Tower, which contains a 48 bell carillon.

Suttle Wellness Center

Located in the University Physical development Complex. It is a health and wellness education and resource center available to all students, faculty, staff, and family members of faculty and staff. The center contains a fitness room complete with state-of-the-art fitness equipment. The building also contains Bost Gymnasium, a free weight room, an aerobics studio, and a swimming pool.

The College of Health Sciences

GWU purchased a former community hospital (Crawley Hospital) to serve as the home for the Hunt School of Nursing, The Physician Assistant Studies Program and the Department of Exercise Sciences. The 53,500 square-foot building is located on 26 acres, and is equipped with lab space, classrooms, medical simulation rooms, a walking track, physical training and rehabilitation facilities, and office space.

The Charlotte Center

The Charlotte Center provides an additional 25,000 square feet of classroom, laboratory, technology and meeting space in Charlotte.

Building Abbreviations

Below are the building abbreviations as they appear on your course schedule.

BST Bost Gym
CHPDover Chapel
CRGCraig Hall
CSHCommunication Studies Hall
DCCDover Campus Center
HAMHamrick Hall
HSBHealth Sciences Building
ELLElliot Hall
FNHFrank Nanney Hall
GARGardner Hall
HSPCrawley Memorial Hospital
LIBDover Library
LNDLindsay Hall
LYCLutz-Yelton Convocation Center
NHLNoel Hall
OBSObservatory
POTPottery Building
PPAPaul Porter Arena
THEKathleen Dover Theater
TSCTucker Student Center
WEBWebb Hall
WTHWithrow Hall
GWCGardner-Webb Charlotte
GWSGardner-Webb Univ.-Statesville