Buildings and Facilities

Campus buildings, grounds, and facilities are more than just an attractive backdrop; they support the excellence of Carleton's academic life and the vitality of its residential student life. Capital and endowed gifts for this purpose help support:

  • The new Music and Performance Addition to the Weitz Center for Creativity
    • An additional 56,500 square feetincluding an elegant, 400-seat performance hall, several rehearsal halls, studios, faculty offices, and morewill unite Carleton's artistic departments under one roof.
    • Naming opportunities to support this project are availableclick here for details.
  • Historic Scoville Hall renovations
    • Built in 1896 as the college library, Scoville has most recently housed the Gender and Sexuality Center and is currently being renovated to serve as the home of Admissions and Financial Aid. Restoring the architectural integrity of the building and addressing issues of accessibility will make Scoville a grand gateway to campus for potential students and their families.
  • Relocating the Career Center to Johnson House
    • Johnson House is undergoing renovations to bring the Career Center into a larger, more visible space.
  • Annual campus improvement projects including mechanical systems, roofing, and exterior improvements
  • Technology upgrades
  • Energy-efficiency and sustainability investments
  • Modernization of existing buildings to reflect the contemporary learning and teaching needs of today’s students and faculty members
  • Preservation of the historical character of Carleton’s oldest buildings