The School of Industrial Administration in Posner Hall is ranked among the top 10 business schools. The building itself houses classrooms, lecture halls, an art gallery and a cafe.
Hunt Library, at the end of the Cut, houses more than 500,000 volumes. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Arthur Hunt, benefactors of the building, requested that nothing be built between the library and Forbes Avenue until after the year 2000.
Baker Hall is the home of the
College of Humanities and Social Sciences, which includes the departments of
Social and Decision Sciences,
Modern Languages. It also contains the
Department of Engineering and Public Policy.
Porter Hall is the oldest building on campus (completed in 1906). Its long sloping hallway permitted easy transfer of heavy machinery from laboratories and workshops. Porter Hall houses the Department of Civil Engineering, the Department of Social and Decision Sciences and parts of the Electric and Computer Engineering, Design and History departments.
Scaife Hall, or the "potato chip," contains the administrative offices of the Carnegie Institute of Technology and Mellon College of Science, as well as the Department of Mechanical Engineering. On the roof is an observatory containing the telescope used by the Astronomy Club.
Skibo Gymnasium, commonly referred to as just "the gym," contains basketball and racquetball courts, a swimming pool, a weight room and fencing facilities, plus offices of the Athletic Department and intramurals.
The College of Fine Arts is one of the most beautiful buildings on campus. Inside, you can find plans of world famous buildings inlaid into the floor. The lobby floor displays plans for St. Peters Basilica in Rome, while the ceiling features paintings and other great contributions and contributors to the world of art. CFA houses Carnegie Mellon's well-known programs in
Drama and Music.
Hamerschlag Hall houses the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and laboratories for the Department of Mechanical Engineering. It also contains engineering classrooms and a "clean room," a sanitary lab that is part of the nationally noted Magnetics Technology Center. Once a powerplant that served as the major power source for the university, the building was renamed in 1965 for Arthur A Hamerschlag, first president of Carnegie Institute of Technology.
Doherty Hall is the first of the buildings at Carnegie Mellon forming a U-shape around the grassy area known as "the Mall." Doherty Hall houses the Department of Chemical Engineering, chemistry classrooms, offices, chemistry and physics labs and studios for architecture and art.
Wean Hall is home to many of the world's most prominent computer scientists and researchers. In addition to Computer Science, Wean Hall also houses the departments of Mathematics, Physics, Materials Science and the Engineering and Science Library.
Gesling Stadium is home to Carnegie Mellon's Tartan athletic teams.
The University Center is home to virtually every area of the university's social and recreational opportunities. Inside you'll find several dining areas, conference rooms, ballrooms, study lounges and the post office. Athletic facilities include basketball and volleyball courts, racquetball and squash courts, a pool and diving well, an aerobics room and a Nautilus weight room. In addition, student organizations, including the school's newspaper and yearbook staffs, and other groups have office space on the third floor.
The Purnell Center, is astate-of-the art facility for Carnegie Mellon's
featuring classrooms, a Broadway-style theater and a studio theater.
Warner Hall, or as our students refer to it, "the flashcube," houses the administrative offices of Carnegie Mellon, including the Office of Admission, enrollment HUB services, the Career Center and the President's Office.
Hamburg Hall is home of the H. John Heinz III School of Management and Public Policy, a graduate school at Carnegie Mellon.