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Campus Building Videos - East Falls

Architecture & Design Center Exterior

Architecture & Design Center

Built in 1967, the Architecture & Design Center (A&D Center) has transformed from the University's first library into the home of our distinguished College of Architecture and the Built Environment. All junior, senior and fifth-year architecture and interior design majors have individual studio space here and are given after-house access to the building. The A&D Center also houses faculty and administrative offices. 

 Fortess Hall Exterior

Fortess Hall

Fortess Hall, located next to Ravenhill Mansion, is an all-female, three-story residence hall for first-year and transfer students. Its one- to four-person rooms are some of the most spacious on campus, with beautiful, high ceilings!

Residents share laundry facilities, common-area bathrooms and a study lounge with kitchen. 

Gallagher Athletic, Recreation and Convocation Center Interior

Gallagher Athletic, Recreation and Convocation Center

The hub of Jefferson athletics, the Gallagher Athletic, Recreation & Convocation Center is named for the longest-serving president in University history, Dr. James P. Gallagher. It boasts:

  • Herb Magee court, named for the second-winningest coach in NCAA history
  • The Bucky Harris Gymnasium, which is used for basketball, volleyball and intramural sports
  • A racquetball court
  • Aerobics studio
  • 1/8-mile elevated jogging track
  • Glass-enclosed fitness facility
  • An underground parking garage. 
Hayward Hall Interior

Hayward Hall

Hayward Hall is one of the main academic buildings on campus and features an assortment of learning environments. Inside, you'll find:

  • Textile looms, wood and metal shorts used by industrial design students, and studios and showcases displaying student work
  • The Fashion and Textiles Futures Center
  • Engineering labs and studios for students studying graphic design, web design, animation and fashion design
  • Classrooms and labs for life science, health science and psychology majors
Independence Plaza Exterior

Independence Plaza

The largest residential complex on campus, Independence Plaza contains three residence halls: Franklin, Madison and Jefferson. These apartment-style buildings house three to four upper-class students per unit and come fully furnished.

Each apartment features a living/dining room, full kitchen , bathroom and bedrooms. 

Kanbar Campus Center Exterior

Kanbar Campus Center

This 72,000 square foot, state-of-the-art hub is where you'll find Common Thread cafeteria, Ted's Café, Ram Mart convenience store, Campus Store, Kanbar Performance Space, Information Desk and University mailroom. It's home base for the:

  • Office of Student Government Association
  • Student Engagement
  • International Student Programs
  • Study Away
  • Accessibility Services
  • Counseling Services
  • Career Services Center

Campus Center's signature architectural design includes a "living room" with floor-to-ceiling windows and a fireplace. Students often use this area to discuss class projects and hang out

Kay and Harold Ronson Health and Applied Science Center Exterior

Kay and Harold Ronson Health and Applied Science Center

Our latest addition to campus, this 60,000 square foot building includes several advanced labs, breakout rooms for team learning, a health innovation maker space, and six Nexus Learning hubs to promote collaborative teaching and learning. 

Lawrence N. Field Design, Engineering & Commerce Center Exterior

Lawrence N. Field Design, Engineering & Commerce Center

Built to LEED standards, the Design, Engineering & Commerce Center (DEC) offers flexible learning spaces that are great for studio time or team projects, as well as Forum for seminars and lectures. Every space inside the DEC Center was designed to advance the project-based learning and problem-solving curriculum of its namesake, the Kanbar College of Design, Engineering & Commerce. Based on a balance of practical knowledge and real-world, collaborative, hands-on experiences, we call this award-winning approach Nexus Learning and have implemented it across the university, making it a hallmark of a Jefferson education for students of all majors. The Center's benefactor, Larry Field, was a real estate entrepreneur and philanthropist who supported our University's innovative vision. 

Mott Hall Exterior

Mott Hall

Mott Hall houses mostly first-year students. Coed by floor with rooms of one to four students, women live on the first and third floors and men live on the second floor. There are common-area bathrooms and a laundry facility. In addition to serving as a residence hall, Mott's lower level contains several drawing studio spaces and classrooms, and the building is connected to Ravenhill Mansion and Ravenhill Chapel through a breezeway that has seating, tables and televisions. 

Partridge Hall Exterior

Partridge Hall

Partridge Hall houses mostly first-year students. Coed by floor with rooms of one to four students, women live on the first and third floors and men live on the second floor. There are common-area bathrooms and a social lounge, kitchen and laundry facility. 

Paul J. Gutman Library Exterior

Paul J. Gutman Library

Our award winning library houses an extensive array of printed and online materials (books, magazines, journals, periodicals, newspapers, databases), equipment (computers, printers, scanners, copiers, microfiche readers), and great places to study (quiet floors, group study rooms). Add in the virtual reality studio and librarians available to help you in person or via online chat, and the Gutman Library is a tremendous resource for the campus community. It also serves as the primary location for our Honors Institute. 

Ronson Hall Exterior

Ronson Hall

Ronson Hall is one of our largest residence halls, with coed wings, an all-male wing and an all-female wing. Each wing has predominantly two-person rooms, as well as a community kitchen/social lounge and common-area bathrooms. The wings are connected by an interior central court area with a security check-in desk and a lounge. All Ronson Hall residents share laundry facilities that are located on the basement level. Ronson Hall is named for Trustee Emeritus Harold Ronson '51, its primary benefactor. 

Scholler Hall Exterior

Scholler Hall

Scholler Hall is a traditional, coed residence hall with predominantly two-person rooms housing mostly first- and second-year students. There are vending machines and laundry facilities, and each floor has a study/social lounge and common-area bathrooms. The first residence hall in the University's history, Scholler Hall also houses the Hortence T. Moss Health Center, which provides medical services to students by appointment and on a walk-in basis. 

Search Hall Exterior

Search Hall

Search Hall holds studio classes and faculty and administrative offices for the College of Architecture & the Built Environment. There is also a photography lab open to all students.

This building is named for Theodore Search, who founded The Philadelphia Textile Institute in 1884, the first textile school in the United States. That Institute went on to become Philadelphia University, which merged with Jefferson in 2017. When it was built in 1967, Search Hall was the world's first apparel research center. 

Townhouses Exterior


The Townhouses are three-story residence halls for upper-class students. Each unit includes five single-occupancy bedrooms and a shared bathroom, living/dining room and kitchen. The Townhouses are located beside the Kanbar Campus Center and residents use the laundry facilities in nearby Scholler Hall.     

Campus Building Videos - Center City


College Building

College was first opened in 1929 with a façade featuring grand arches, carved animals and eagle gargoyles. Today it is home to the Sidney Kimmel Medical College classrooms and offices, to the Office of Diversity & Inclusion and to medical offices.


Dorrance H. Hamilton Building

Jefferson was one of the nation's first centers for interdisciplinary health instruction, and the Hamilton building is a perfect example of our approach. Within Hamilton, you will find:

  • The Dr. Robert and Dorothy Rector Clinical Skills & Simulation Center
  • Sidney Kimmel Medical College
  • College of Health Professions
  • a simulated apartment for occupational therapy and nursing students 
  • a simulated trauma bay, operating rooms, exam rooms, and ICU
  • Da Vinci Suite surgical robot
  • specialized simulation rooms for obstetrics, acute care and anesthesia
  • Pharmacy Practice Simulation Center

Health Professions Academic Building

When you walk into the lobby of the Health Professions Academic Building at 901 Walnut Street, you're greeted by a statue of Athena, the protectors of medicine and healers, standing guard for this building that serves the:

  • College of Nursing
  • College of Pharmacy
  • College of Population Health
  • College of Nursing Rehabilitation Sciences

Academic Services and the Office of Assessment & Accreditation also reside here, underneath the building's vegetated and reflective green roof!


Jefferson Alumni Hall

With multiple types of classrooms, study spaces and specialty facilities such as a cadaver lab, mitochondrial research center and the Computational Medicine Center, Alumni Hall is also an important academic hub with offices for:

  • College of Life Sciences
  • Academic Commons
  • Office of Student Life & Engagement

Located adjacent to scenic Lubert Plaza, Alumni Hall serves a variety of campus functions. When you're done with class or studying, head downstairs to the Recreation & Fitness Center for:

  • cardio machines
  • TRX equipment and weight room
  • racquetball court
  • Olympic-size swimming pool
  • sauna and locker rooms

Scott Memorial Library

Named for Samuel Parsons Scott, a grateful patient, the library is an outstanding resource for Jefferson students. Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, it has spaces for private and collaborative studying; anatomical models and bone boxes; 200,000 print books, 12,000+ online journals and e-books, and 2,000+ audiovisual resources; archives and special collections; plus computers, printers and copiers.

Situated on Lubert Plaza, the Scott Library also houses the:

  • Office of the Provost
  • Institute of Emerging Health Professions
  • Academic Commons (teams that support academic excellence)
  • A cafe

Campus Maps

View an interactive map of our East Falls and Center City campuses.