This complex is a major resource for students regarding student activities, wellness, and physical education courses. The facility consists of the following areas:
Students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to use this facility as a means of achieving overall physical well-being and participating in recreational activities. This facility can only be accessed by swiping your GWU ID Card.
Washburn HallWashburn Hall houses the Degree Completion and Graduate Programs Admission and Administrative Offices.
Memorial DriveThis road houses offices for the Radio Station, University Communications and Marketing, and The Student Health Clinic.
Dover Campus CenterThe Welcome Center is the first stop for all University admissions guests, visitors needing directions to their on-campus destination, and those seeking for information about any campus event or program. Hours of operation are 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday–Friday.
The following are located within the Dover Campus Center (DCC): the Offices of Undergraduate Admissions, Financial Planning, Board of Advisors Conference Room, the Student Cafeteria, Bailey Faculty Dining Room, Ritch Banquet Hall, Freedom Hall Veteran’s lounge, ROTC program and office classroom, Registrar Services, Student Accounts, and Bo’s Smokehouse.
The Tucker Student Center
Tucker Student Center houses the Campus Shop, Campus Post Office, Student Engagement, Community Engagement, Vice President of Student Development and Dean of Students, Housing and Residence Education, Center for Personal and Professional Development, Vice President for Christian Life and Service and Senior Minister, Campus Ministries, Center for Christian Ethics and Social Responsibility, SGA, Multicultural Affairs, Advising, Retention and Academic Coaching Department, Academic Services for Student Athletes, Success Initiatives and First Year Experience, Executive Director for the Division of Student Success, Writing Center, Counseling Center, Director of Diversity and Inclusion , and several restaurants—Tucker Street Market, Zoca, Burger & Fries, Live Pure, Starbucks and Chick-Fil-A.
Bell TowerThe Hollifield Carillon, dedicated in April 1997, has quickly become a focal point for campus. Nearly 60 feet tall, the tower houses 48 bells and overlooks Lake Hollifield. In addition to majestic, hourly chimes and varied selections that ring out across campus daily, the carillon is also played for special events and concerts. It has been hailed by architecture and technology experts as the most modern, unique structure of its kind in America.
Poston CenterThe Poston Center houses the offices of University Police. The hours of operation are Monday–Friday, 8 am–5 pm. The office is closed on Saturday and Sunday, but officers are always on duty and may be reached by dialing (704) 406-4444.
Lake HollifieldThe Lake Hollifield Complex located on the southwest portion of the campus is a focal point for the entire University community. Due to the generosity of Hughy and Wyndolyn Hollifield, a walking trail encircling the lake, benches, and swings surround the lake for everyone’s enjoyment. No swimming, boating, or skateboarding permitted.
Tennis CourtsThere are numerous lighted courts available for student use until 11 p.m. daily. The courts may be used whenever classes, tennis teams, or intramural programming do not have them reserved.
The Millennium Playhouse (CSH 100)The “Mill” is a unique performance hall designed to provide traditional, thrust and in-the-round theatrical and musical concert venues with seating for about 150. The facility is optimized for dinner theatre events. The space also provides wide-screen film and video with Dolby 5.1 sound. In addition to classes in dance, speech, acting and directing, a variety of musical, literary, film and theatre events are scheduled in the “Mill” each year. The Millennium Playhouse is managed by the Department of Communication & New Media.
Blanton AuditoriumLocated in Hamrick Hall, the Blanton Auditorium serves as a medium-size, music performance auditorium seating 310. Numerous music concerts sponsored by the School of Performing and Visual Arts, such as the Distinguished Artist Series Concerts, Guest Artist, Faculty, and Student Recitals, are regularly held in this acoustically superior facility. Dressing rooms, sound and light control booth, and the latest digital sound and video components are also available.
Lutz-Yelton Convocation Center (LYCC)Located on the south perimeter of campus, the LYCC is the convocation center and home to athletic events in the sports of men’s and women’s basketball, volleyball, and wrestling. Also housed in the LYCC are athletic training facilities, offices, team locker rooms, restrooms and a concession area. The LYCC also includes the following:
Ernest W. Spangler StadiumLocated adjacent to Lake Hollifield on the south side of campus, Ernest W. Spangler Stadium is home to Gardner-Webb football and women’s lacrosse. The stadium was originally built in 1966, but benefitted from an extensive renovation in 2004. The facility boasts permanent seating for more than 7,500 patrons and a total capacity of 9,000.
John Henry Moss Stadium/Bill Masters FieldLocated on the south side of campus near the east entrance of Stadium Drive, John Henry Moss Stadium/Bill Masters Field is home to the Gardner-Webb baseball program. Built in 2010, the stadium features a spacious press box, two indoor hitting tunnels and seating for 600.
The David And Marie Brinkley Family Softball StadiumLocated on South Main Street, The David and Marie Brinkley Family Softball Stadium is home to the Gardner-Webb softball program. The facility was completed in November 2015 and has seating for 300 in the main grandstand. The stadium also features a field house with new offices, a training room, team room, spacious locker room, an artificial turf field, and a press box – complete with two broadcast booths.