Campus Map
Directions to Wiley College

​​​Coming from the East

 

  • Take I-20 west until you reach Marshall
  • Take Hwy 59 Exit
  • Turn right; stay on Hwy 59 N
  • At the first signal light, make a left turn on Pinecrest/Hwy 43 (you should see Burger King on the left side)
  • As the street begins to curve, continue to go straight
  • Turn into the first entrance of the parking lot on your right, it will lead you to the Enrollment Services building.
  • At the third signal light, make a right turn on Rosborough Springs (which turns into Wiley Ave.)
  • At the first signal light, continue through the light

Coming from the West

  • Take I-20 East; stay on I-20 until you reach Marshall
  • Take the Pinecrest/Hwy 43 exit
  • Make a left turn on Pinecrest
  • At the first signal light, make a left turn on Rosborough Springs (which turns into Wiley Ave.)
  • At the first signal light, continue through the light
  • As the street begins to curve, continue to go straight
  • Turn into the first entrance of the parking lot on your right, it will lead you to the Enrollment Services building.

Coming from the South

  • Take Hwy 59 North
  • Stay on Hwy 59 North until you reach Marshall
  • At the first signal light, make a left turn on Pinecrest/Hwy 43 (you should see Burger King on the left side)
  • At the third signal light, make a right turn on Rosborough Springs (which turns into Wiley Ave.)
  • At the first signal light, continue through the light
  • As the street begins to curve, continue to go straight
  • Turn into the first entrance of the parking lot on your right, it will lead you to the Enrollment Services building.

Coming from the North

  • Take Hwy 59 South
  • Continue on Hwy 59 South until you reach Marshall
  • You will continue thru six (6) signal lights
  • The next (seventh) signal light will be Pinecrest/Hwy 43 turn right (you will see Marshall High School on the right side)
  • At the third signal light, make a right turn on Rosborough Springs (which turns into Wiley Ave.)
  • At the first signal light, continue through the light
  • As the street begins to curve, continue to go straight
  • Turn into the first entrance of the parking lot on your right, it will lead you to the Enrollment Services building.

 

Campus Buildings/Physical Plant

The physical plant of Wiley College occupies 77 acres.  Academic and administrative structures, residence halls, and the President's home comprise the campus' 21 permanent buildings, all of which have Internet connectivity.  The College has done an exceptional job blending the old and new architectural structures to achieve an attractive architectural balance.  Seasonal planning and landscaping design when merged with maintenance keeps the campus beautiful.

The Thomas Winston Cole, Sr. Library

The library was constructed and occupied in 1967 and named in honor of the tenth president of the College.  The two-story building houses a variety of print, non-print and electronic holding which support the curriculum and meet the needs of users.  The Library houses a distinguished African-American Collection as well as other special collections and maintains open-stack services for more than 83 hours per week.  It houses two computer labs.

The Willis J. King Administration Building

This original two-story Carnegie Library structure was remodeled and converted into the main administrative complex.  It contains the Offices of the President, the Executive Vice President/Provost, the Vice President for Business and Finance, Human Resources and Sponsored Programs.  This building is named in honor of a former Bishop of the Central Jurisdiction of the Methodist Episcopal Church who once served as chairman of the Board of Trustees of the College.

The Fred T. Long Student Union Building

This building is named for Coach Fred T. Long, who for many years produced championship football teams at the College.  The facility is the center of student activities and the social hub of the campus.  An expansion and renovation was completed in 2016 includes an improved cafeteria kitchen facilities and added 6,000 square feel to  the former dining area to accommodate at least 700 students at each meal.  This critical enhancement was in response to the enrollment of approximately 1,000 residential students.  Located in the Student Union Building are a ballroom, a snack bar, the College post office, a bowling alley, the Wildcat Theatre, and the Trustees Dining Room.  The KBWC (FM 91.1) Radio Station, owned and operated by the College, is also located on the second floor of this building.

The Aaron Baker Science Building

A modern, two-story building was made possible by the gift of Aaron Baker, an alumnus, with additional funding secured from the U. S. Department of Education and the Board of Education of the Methodist Episcopal Church.  It contains classrooms, science and computer laboratories, a greenhouse, a mathematics tutorial laboratory and a lecture auditorium.

Dogan Hall

This residence hall for women was reconstructed in 1991.  It features a home-at-school environment that contributes to a comfortable living/learning atmosphere.  It was named for the late President Matthew W. Dogan and houses a Parlor Room named in honor of former president David L. Beckley, the Johnnie H. Coleman television lounge, and several guest rooms.

McLeod Hall

This building named for President E. C. McLeod, was erected during the summer of 1945.  Once a dormitory for women, it is presently used as an administrative annex that houses the Offices of the Vice President for Institutional Advancement, Alumni Relations, Development, Public Relations, Planned Giving and Church Relations, and Institutional Research.  It also houses the offices of the Vice President for Information Systems and Technology and the information systems technical staff.

The President's Home

The president's home was built by students in 1903 and partially renovated in 1999.  Some of the College's special social events are held in the spacious reception rooms of this large frame house of classic design.

Thirkield Hall

This building is a three-story structure situated near the center of the main campus. It was erected in 1918 and named for Bishop Thirkield, a close friend of the College and a former president of Howard University.  This building houses instructional classrooms, computer laboratories, faculty offices, offices for the Associate Provost for Curriculum and Instruction and staff, and the Lilly Faculty Renewal Center.

Smith-Nooks Hall

This building, contructed in 1953, houses the Department of Music.  Funds contributed by Mrs. Charles Robinson in memory of her mother and aunt initiated the conception of this well-appointed building.  Today the building also houses the Julius S. Scott Sr. Meditation Room (named for the ninth president of the College), art studios, practice rooms and classrooms.

Johnson-Moon Hall

The former Dogan Hall Annex, which houses freshmen women, was completely renovated after a February 1990 fire.  The building was renamed Johnson-Moon in 1991 to honor two long-time trustees Dr. Joseph T. Johnson of Chicago, Illinois and Dr. L. A. Moon of Marshall, Texas.

Freeman P. and Carrie E. Hodge Building

The facility, the former refectory, was renovated in 1993 with a gift from Dr. and Mrs. Norman Cottman.  The building houses the College's Hospitality and Tourism Administration program, the Statler Food Production Laboratory, a Computer Laboratory, and a rotunda-type auditorium used for large clases and special College programs.

Ocie and Mary Jackson Hall

This facility, a men's residence hall, was built in 1972 to house 192 students.  The building consists of four wings; two for housing and one that contains offices, laundry facilities and a guest room.  The fourth wing contains three lounges which are utilized for meetings, study laboratory and student relaxation.  The wings are arranged around an open courtyard.

The Alumni Gymnasium

The gymnasium is a completely air-conditioned building around a basketball arena with seating capacity for approximately 1500.  Included are modern locker rooms, classrooms, a wellness center, a dead-weight room, a physical therapy room and administrative offices.

The Wiley College Apartment Complex

This 12-unit apartment complex is located on University Avenue across from the Aaron Baker Science Building.  The 8,400 square foot apartment facility was renovated in 1989.

The Wiley-Pemberton Complex

Wiley College acquired the H. B. Pemberton Complex, formerly a high school from the Marshall Independent School District in a property exchange in 1987.  It was named for Mr. H. B. Pemberton Sr., the recipient of the first bachelor's degree awared by Wiley in 1888.  This large complex houses a number of College programs including: (a) the Board of Trustees Conference Room; (b) the Robert E. Hayes Auditorium and Theater Hall; (c) the Center for Excellence in Distance Learning; (d) the Lee P. Brown Criminal Justice Institute; (e) the Department of Sociology; (f) the Melvin B. Tolson/Denzel Washington Forensics Society offices; (g) The Student Success Academy; (h) the Student Support Services Unit that shares a spacious tutorial center with the Academy; (i) a computerized laboratory [Educational Testing Services certified testing center]; (j) the Community Services Center; (k) five classrooms; and (l) the Intramural Gymnasium and related faciliites.

Student Affairs Office

The Student Affairs Office is located at 1002 Wiley Avenue which is just North of the Wiley-Pemberton Complex.  Located in this building are the Offices of the Vice President for Student Affairs and the offices of Counseling and Career Planning and Student Development.

The David L. Beckley Building

This building, the Wiley College Enrollment Management Center, formerly the Atlanta Life Insurance Building, houses the offices of the Registrar, Student Financial Aid, and Admissions and Recruitment.  These offices are supported by a web-based tele-communication center.  The building was named in honor of the 12th President of Wiley College in November 2011.  Dr. Beckley's dynamic record of service as president from 1987-1993 was marked by exemplary stewardship and fiduciary trust.  His legacy of fiscal soundness is reflected compellingly in his retirement of accumulated fund deficits of 1.5 million dollars; the negotiated forgiveness of federal indebtedness of more than two million dollars; and the purposeful growth of an endowment for the institution.

The Julius S. Scott Sr. Chapel

Named in honor ot the ninth president of the College, the Chapel is a multi-purpose facility located in the center of the campus.  This magnificent facility features a beautiful 15,000 square foot sanctuary with a seating capacity of over 600, a prayer and parlor room, a chaplain's suite, a narthex, and gathering areas.  The facility is also home to the Wiley College Oxford Club and houses the cultural and religious activities of the College.  This edifice displays in its stained-glass windows an artistic representation of the College's history and its connectional relationship with The United Methodist Church.

The Haywood L. Strickland Living-Learning Center

During its November 2011 meeting, the Board of Trustees voted unanimously to name the new 500-bed facility in honor of the current president, Dr. Haywood L. Strickland.  Construction began on the College's fifth residence facility in the summer of 2011.  The Haywood L. Strickland Living/Learning Center opened September 2012 and was consecrated by the Board of Trustees on November 2, 2012.  This three-level 109,000 square foot facility contains computer labs, study lounges, offices, meeting spaces residential quarters for 500 students and a grand foyer which also functions as an art gallery with a premier collection of ethnocentric art contribued by Mr. and Mrs. Harry (Dr. Kim) Long.