College Record 2018-2019


The beauty of the Keuka College campus is consistently cited as one of its best assets.

Hegeman Hall houses programs in English, criminology/criminal justice, business, American Sign Language, communication studies, social work, psychology, child and family studies, sociology, political science, history, and occupational therapy, as well as the Center for Experiential Learning.

The Lucretia Davis Jephson Science Center houses programs in mathematics, environmental science, chemistry, and biology. This center for the sciences features a 150-seat auditorium, laboratory, and greenhouse, as well as a computer lab and faculty offices.

Strong Hall, home to the Division of Education, houses classrooms, faculty offices, and Information Technology. Each academic, administrative, and residential facility is directly connected to the institution’s enterprise resources planning computer system.

Lightner Library is the intellectual center of the Keuka College community where users can access information and connect with each other in an open, positive learning environment. Lightner Library provides access to information in a variety of formats.  There are reference librarians available Monday through Friday. Students and faculty can obtain materials not available at Lightner Library through the Library’s Interlibrary Loan service.

The library houses:

• A Digital Learning Commons on the main floor with access to computers, printers/copiers/scanners, and other state of the art technology

• Collaborative space in addition to quiet study areas throughout the two main floors

• Two computer labs are available for student use when not being used for classes

• The Lightner Art Gallery where a variety of shows are held each year displaying a variety of artwork

The library’s hours vary during the year so it is always a good idea to check its web site at the Lightner Library link or call the Circulation Desk at (315) 279-5632.

The JMW Recreation and Athletics Center, featuring an auxiliary gym, main gymnasium, fitness center, and weight room serves both the physical education program and the recreational and intercollegiate sports interests of students, faculty, staff, and area residents.

The David Dahlstrom Student Center houses the Geiser Dining Commons, Commuter Student Lounge, and the staff working in the Student Affairs arena, such as student activities, housing and residential life, spiritual life, and more.  Geiser Dining Commons hours can be found online at the Geiser link. 

Keuka Commons is the home of the campus bookstore; the Health and Counseling Center, with contemporary, effective, and state-of-the-art space; the Division of Business and Management; the Division of Adult and Online Education (AEO); the Wertman Office of Digital Education (WODE); the Center for Business Analytics & Health Informatics; and the Wolf Den Café, which serves bistro fare and Starbucks coffees. The first floor also houses a group exercise studio featuring hundreds of on-demand video workout offerings for individual students, clubs, or teams. Cafe hours can be found on the Wofden link.

The Commons also provides four state-of-the-art classroom spaces that include new technology the College’s faculty can use interactively during lecturing. In addition to student spaces, there are 45 new faculty and staff offices on the second floor, and three conference rooms.

The College’s performing arts center, known affectionately as the Red Barn Theatre, provides a vibrant environment for theater and dance performances. Student theater productions are staged twice each year, and the Barn sometimes hosts visiting performing groups.

Ball Hall, namesake of Keuka College's founder and the oldest campus building, houses students on its upper floors and accommodates many of the College’s administrative offices on the ground and first floors. The admissions, financial aid, human resources, registrar, student accounts, and marketing and communications offices are housed in this building, as well as The George and Frances Ball Foundation Executive Suite, home to the President and College administration.

Norton Chapel provides Keuka College with a beautiful, inspiring, spiritual, and reflective setting. This steep-roofed, vaulted-ceiling building houses a majestic pipe organ and the Stephanie Lynn Pierce Meditation Room. The Chapel is the scene of campus church services, ceremonies, and all campus convocations.