Campus Resources

BOOKSTORE

Merriman Bookstore

  • Location: Henderson Campus Center, 2nd Floor
  • Hours of Operation:
    Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Saturday 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
  • Phone: (814) 332-5326
  • Website: sites.allegheny.edu/bookstore/

Allegheny College’s Merriman Bookstore is owned and operated by Allegheny College. The bookstore provides a convenient location for students to rent or purchase required textbooks and course materials and academic supplies. The bookstore is also your source for official Allegheny College apparel and merchandise. In addition to carrying all texts and manuals required or recommended for courses at the College, the bookstore has a large assortment of fiction and nonfiction books, and gladly accepts special orders at no additional charge. School supplies, magazines, newspapers, toiletries, sweatshirts, gift items, general greeting and contemporary cards, film, and a variety of snacks are also available.

CAMPUS CENTER

  • Location: Henderson Campus Center
  • Hours of Operation:
    Sunday – Thursday 6:00 am – Midnight
    Friday-Saturday 6:00 am – 3:00 am (Main Entrance)
    24 Hour Access with AllCard ID

The Henderson Campus Center exists to create space on campus for intellectual, social, and moral growth of students of Allegheny College through a variety of means. Additionally, the building serves as: a programming space for a variety of events, often housing multiple events simultaneously; an intersection for a multiple publics that include the Allegheny student population, staff, faculty, administrators, alumni, parents of students, prospective students, the Meadville community, guests, and outside performers; a gathering space for our community; a space for intellectual conversation and study to allow student’s academic life and curiosity to meld with their out-of-classroom experiences; and a place for student expression. As students develop throughout their four years, this is a place where, in cooperation with Student Leadership & Involvement, they can explore new opportunities and express themselves.

CAREER EDUCATION

  • Location: The Gateway, Pelletier
  • Phone: (814) 332-2381
  • Website: sites.allegheny.edu/career/

Career Education partners with all students to help them identify, enhance, and accomplish their career development, internship, job search, and educational goals in their transition from college to career.

CIVIC ENGAGEMENT

  • Location: The Gateway, Pelletier
  • Phone: (814) 332-5318
  • Website: sites.allegheny.edu/commservice/

Civic Engagement works to incorporate community service and service-learning into the curriculum and co-curricular experience as part of a campus-wide effort to foster student commitment to a life of civic responsibility. Students can participate in one-time service projects such as Make a Difference Day, week-long service experiences during Spring Break, or ongoing service opportunities in our local community. More than 80 student service leaders are trained each year to lead ongoing service with our agency partners in the Meadville community. These students organize and facilitate programs at their site, and recruit, orient, and train other Allegheny volunteers.

COUNSELING CENTER

  • Location: Reis Hall, 3rd Floor
  • Hours of Operation:
    Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Wednesday 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
  • Phone: (814) 332-4368
  • Website: sites.allegheny.edu/counseling/

The Counseling Center provides confidential counseling on an individual and group basis, in a caring and supportive atmosphere. Students are seen by appointment, Monday through Friday. In an emergency, no appointment is necessary. The staff includes professionally trained, licensed clinicians who provide focused, time-limited intervention and prevention, based on students’ needs. Students requiring or desiring long-term counseling will be referred to a community-based clinician, counselor, and/or psychiatrist, utilizing their health insurance.

DEAN OF STUDENTS

  • Location: Reis Hall, 2nd Floor
  • Hours of Operation:
    Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Saturday 8:00 am – 7:00 pm (when school in session)
  • Phone: (814) 332-4356
  • Web site: sites.allegheny.edu/deanofstudents/

The Dean of Students Office is responsible for planning, coordinating, and implementing a variety of programs and services designed to assist and support students in achieving academic and personal success. The dean of students staff provides general student advocacy and administration, assists with resolving college-related concerns and complaints, and administering the Allegheny College Community Standards and Code of Conduct and other selected policies and procedures, which can be found in the Student Handbook. Questions about policies, violations, and/or the student conduct administration process are welcomed and encouraged. Students may also report any campus and/or community concerns involving the health, safety, and welfare of a student to the dean by visiting the office, emailing deanofstudents@allegheny.edu, or contacting the office at the phone listed above. The dean of students is also available on Facebook at Parents, Families & Friends of Allegheny College, and Twitter @alleghenydean.

DISABILITY SERVICES

  • Location: Maytum Learning Commons, Pelletier
  • Hours of Operation:
    Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Phone: (814) 332-2898
  • Website: sites.allegheny.edu/disabilityservices/

Allegheny College is committed to affording students with disabilities full and equal access to services, facilities, programs, and activities. As required by law, students requesting accommodations for a documented disability must initially self-identify as a student with a disability by registering with the Office of Disability Services. Only students who are registered with the office will be eligible to request accommodations and be recognized by the institution as a student with a disability. Reasonable and appropriate accommodations for housing, classroom, dining, and assistive technology are approved on a case-by-case basis, and may require additional or updated documentation to be submitted.

FINANCIAL AID

  • Location: Reis Hall, 1st Floor
  • Hours of Operation:
    Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Phone: (814) 332-2701
  • Website: sites.allegheny.edu/finaid/

Through generous support from our alumni, Allegheny is able to provide over $32 million in achievement-based scholarships and need-based grant assistance to supplement over $21 million in aid awarded to students from federal, state, and private sources. Financial Aid provides scholarships, student employment, Federal College Work-Study, and manages general student employment. Allegheny College administers many types of financial aid to help students and their parents manage expenses resulting from the costs for higher education. Financial assistance is determined annually.

IDEAS CENTER

  • Location: The Gateway, Pelletier & Henderson Campus Center
  • Phone: (814) 332-3332
  • Website: sites.allegheny.edu/ideas/

The Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Access, and Social Justice (IDEAS) Center provides advocacy and academic support for historically underrepresented populations including African American, Asian American and Pacific Islander, Hispanic and Latino, Native American, and indigenous peoples, as well as multiracial, low-income, first-generation, women, Muslim, Jewish, International, and LGBTQ communities. The staff works to facilitate awareness and community building, dialogue, collaboration, and exploration of current social justice issues for all members of the Allegheny College community. The staff collaborates with the Gateway offices to ensure that students from underrepresented groups have access to a wide range of curricular and co-curricular services and opportunities to ensure their personal and academic success.

INFO DESK (ITS HELP DESK)

  • Location: Pelletier Circulation Desk
  • Hours of Operation:
  • Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

  • Submit a Help Ticket: webhelp.allegheny.edu
  • Phone: (814) 332-3768
  • Website: sites.allegheny.edu/its/

The Help Desk offers a blend and balance between communications and problem-solving techniques. The staff offers technical support for computer hardware/software, email, networking, and audio/visual equipment in the classrooms.

INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION

  • Location: The Gateway, Pelletier
  • Phone: (814) 332-4891
  • Website: sites.allegheny.edu/internationalprograms/

The Office of International Education works with students who are interested in engaging in an international experience. The staff works with students to plan for their time abroad, provides support during their international experience, and ensures that their re-entry process goes smoothly. The staff also provides information and programs for international students, faculty, and scholars and also supports and assists with visas and related immigration issues. Currently, students and faculty from 22 countries study and work at Allegheny, and more than 190 Allegheny students and faculty participate in 40 study abroad programs in 20 countries.

LEARNING COMMONS

  • Location: Pelletier
  • Hours of Operation:
    Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Phone: (814) 332-2898
  • Website: sites.allegheny.edu/learningcommons

The Maytum Learning Commons, located in Pelletier, houses academic support and advising services to create a “one-stop shop” for all students. It is dedicated to helping students thrive at all stages of their college careers. The professional staff consults individually with students on study strategies such as time management, effective reading, and test taking; facilitates summer entrance advising and new student orientation; supports the academic advising program with four-year course planning and help declaring a major/minor; and arranges accommodations for students with documented disabilities. Trained peer consultants assist students with writing, public speaking, and study in a variety of academic subjects.

PELLETIER LIBRARY

  • Location: Pelletier
  • Phone: (814) 332-3768
  • Website: library.allegheny.edu
  • Hours of Operation:
    Monday – Thursday 7:30 am – 2:00 am
    Friday 7:30 am – 9:00 pm
    Saturday 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
    Sunday 11:30 am – 2:00 am
    *For break and holiday hours please refer to library.allegheny.edu/hours

The library provides information resources and services in support of teaching and learning, scholarship, and cultural preservation of Allegheny College history. Services include study spaces, research service, and book and course reserves. The Library is also home to the Wrecking Ball Café, providing easy access to in-building food services while studying.

POST OFFICE

  • Location: Henderson Campus Center, 2nd Floor
  • Hours of Operation:
    Monday – Friday Noon – 4:00 pm
    Package Pick-Up:
    Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    Saturday Noon – 2:00 pm
  • Website: sites.allegheny.edu/postoffice/

The College Post Office provides First Class, Priority, Express/Overnight, and standard package mail services including certified, insured, and registered mail. FedEx and DHL/Airborne deliver to the College Post Office; services are not offered for outgoing packages. The College Post Office also handles United Parcel Service (UPS). On weekdays, incoming UPS packages are delivered between noon and 2 p.m.; outgoing packages are collected after 2 p.m. Package tracking is available for USPS Express mail and all UPS packages. If you receive a package, a notice will be placed in your assigned mailbox. To claim that package, you must present your AllCard ID, driver’s license, passport, or state photo ID.

PRINTING SERVICES

  • Location: Oddfellows Basement
  • Hours of Operation:
    Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Phone: (814) 332-4367
  • Website: sites.allegheny.edu/printingservices/

Printing Services offers full-color and black-and-white quick printing, with high quality and reasonable prices for students, faculty, and staff. The staff assists with projects from start to finish, including booklet making, book printing, certificates, labels, newsletters, brochures, flyers, note cards, and much more.

PUBLIC SAFETY

  • Location: Newton Observatory
  • Office Hours: 24 Hours
  • Phone: (814) 332-3357
  • Website: sites.allegheny.edu/security/

Allegheny College is a safe and secure community protected by a competent and committed staff who represent the core of the Department of Public Safety’s professional law enforcement, safety, and security team. The Public Safety Department works 24 hours a day patrolling the campus and adjacent streets and manages the emergency communications center, parking, safety programs, and numerous other duties. Our Public Safety Department staff is certified by the State of Pennsylvania ACT 120 program and have the same police authority as City of Meadville Police on the campus and within 1/4 mile of it. While the majority of our activities focus on crime prevention, the staff also provides educational programs.

REGISTRAR

  • Location: Bentley Hall, 2nd Floor
  • Hours of Operation:
    Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Phone: (814) 332-2357
  • Website: sites.allegheny.edu/registrar/

The Registrar is dedicated to providing the best possible services to the Allegheny College community. Our office is responsible for maintaining academic records for all past and current students and alumni. We are also responsible for registration, course management, classroom scheduling, grade posting, commencement certification, degree audits, transfer credit evaluation, athletic eligibility certification, student data reporting and research, testing and residency. We work very closely with faculty, staff, and students to support the academic mission of Allegheny College.

RESIDENCE LIFE

  • Location: Reis Hall, 2nd Floor
  • Hours of Operation:
    Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Wednesday 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
  • Phone: (814) 332-3865
  • Website: sites.allegheny.edu/residencelife/

Living on campus is a big part of your education at Allegheny College. The Residence Life staff is responsible for general operations and administration of housing, residential education, and living and learning programs that contribute to developing community on campus. Our residence halls are staffed with resident advisors who live on each floor and work diligently to support students in all aspects of their college lives. The resident advisors are paraprofessional staff members who encourage student engagement through a variety of innovative and creative, social, educational, and cultural programs designed to support the personal, social, spiritual, academic, and emotional development of students.

SPIRITUAL & RELIGIOUS LIFE

  • Location: Reis Hall, 1st Floor
  • Hours of Operation:
    Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Phone: (814) 332-2800
  • Website: sites.allegheny.edu/religiouslife/

The Office of Spiritual & Religious Life supports members of the Allegheny community in learning, growing in leadership, and developing as whole persons. The staff nurtures and encourages persons of faith to deepen their engagement with their own faith traditions, while developing respect for difference. We work with other constituents to enhance the spiritual dimension of all persons’ lives, reach out in service to the local and global community, and address spiritual issues of concern that will lead to positive transformation of individuals, the institution, and the world.

STUDENT LEADERSHIP & INVOLVEMENT

  • Location: Henderson Campus Center, Room 310
  • Hours of Operation:
    Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Wednesday 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
  • Phone: (814) 332-2754
  • Website: sites.allegheny.edu/studentinvolvement/

Student Leadership & Involvement provides a variety of out-of-classroom activities that enhance the Allegheny College academic experience. The staff offers programs, events, activities, and over 100 clubs, organizations, fraternities, and sororities that give students a variety of opportunities to get involved. Student leaders share responsibility for coordinating campus movies and concerts, planning Homecoming, Family Weekend, late-night programs, and many other exciting activities! Student Leadership & Involvement also works closely with academic and other departments to offer a range of programs that include cultural heritage months, lectures, film screenings, art exhibits, and co-sponsorship of a variety of campus programs including concerts, conferences, and workshops. We encourage all Allegheny students to get engaged in campus life!

WINSLOW HEALTH CENTER

  • Location: Schultz Hall
  • Hours of Operation:
    Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Wednesday 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
    Saturday once a month – Hours TBA
  • Phone: (814) 332-4355
  • Website: sites,allegheny.edu/healthcenter/

Allegheny College offers comprehensive health care services for all students. Students may obtain urgent care from Winslow Health Services. For more routine or less serious health problems, physical exams, gynecological exams, breast exams, pregnancy tests, and contraceptive refills, the student should schedule an appointment with the medical provider. All services performed in Winslow Health Services are free of charge to the student with the exception of immunizations and laboratory services (which are processed through the student’s health insurance plan). Winslow Health Services maintains strict confidentiality of our students’ health records. Information will be disclosed only to the extent necessary to protect the health and safety of the student. Students should contact Public Safety at (814) 332-3357 for any and all after hours urgent and emergency situations for transportation to the nearest hospital for emergency services and are encouraged to follow up with Winslow Health Services during regular hours.

WISE CENTER

  • Hours of Operation:
    Monday – Friday
    6:00 am – 10:30 pm
    Saturday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
    Sunday Noon – 11:00 pm
  • Phone: (814) 332-3350
  • Website: alleghenygators.com

The Wise Center provides a variety of programming to support the holistic development of students. Services include an aquatic center, multipurpose gymnasiums, club sports, conditioning/fitness classes, intramural sports, basketball/volleyball courts, indoor track, free weights, aerobics, and meeting rooms.