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About MCLA

On Campus

Student working on art projectWhat makes MCLA such an extraordinary place? It's a campus and community that offers true freedom to explore your passion. It's academics that challenge you to achieve your best, along with internships and transformative experiences that empower you to chart your course to a rewarding future. It's a campus setting intimate enough to know you and encompassing enough to hold an array of academic opportunities.

Students working on lab assignmentHere is a brief overview of the campus and where you might find the various departments.


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Bowman Hall

Entrance to Bowman HallThe recently renovated Bowman Hall houses our Art, Arts Management, Computer Science and Math departments. In addition it's home to the Academic Affairs office, the Faculty Center and MCLA "PRESS" Gallery.

Feinbaum Center for Science and Innovation

Aerial view of Center for Science and InnovationThe newly built Feigenbaum Center for Science and Innovation is where you'll find the Biology, Chemistry, Environment Science, Physics and Psychology departments.

Students in televion control room in Mark Hopkins HallMark Hopkins Hall

Mark Hopkins Hall is home to English/Communications and Education departments. The TV studio and control room, and the Avid Editing suite are all part of Mark Hopkins. You'll also find the Graduate and Continuing Education department, the Honors Center and Human Resources.

Front of Murdock HallMurdock Hall

The oldest building on campus, and recently restored, Murdock Hall is home to Business Administration and Sociology/ Anthropology/ Social Work departments. The Writing Center, Academic Technology Center, and Computer Support Services are also found here.


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