Campus Buildings

SMITH HOUSE (1939), originally on the site where the Mackey Building now stands, was formerly the president's home. The house was moved behind McKay Hall in 1960 and named after Donnie Joel Smith, a student killed by lightning the day before his graduation from Trevecca in 1959. Smith House was completely renovated in the summer of 2017 and now serves as The Counseling Center for personal counseling, and is now located behind Georgia Hall.

McCLURKAN HALL (1943) was named after the founder of Trevecca, Rev. J. O. McClurkan. Completely renovated in 1981 and again in 2012, the building houses the Eva Green Benson Auditorium, classrooms, and faculty offices for the Millard Reed School of Theology and Christian Ministry.

ADAMS BUILDING (1944) is on the site of one of the three buildings purchased in 1937. The original structure was almost completely destroyed by fire in 1943, and the building was rebuilt one year later. Renovated in 2010-2011, the Adams Building now houses the offices of the University Provost, Associate Provost and Dean of Academic Affairs, the Office of Academic Records, the Graduate Counseling Program, Information Technology Services, and a conference room. During the renovation, the one remaining original stone wall was uncovered in its blackened state.  The building is named in honor of Dr. Homer J. Adams for 30 years of service to the University, twelve (1979-91) as president.

TIDWELL FACULTY CENTER (1947). Tidwell Hall was built for use as a men's residence hall. The building was named in honor of the first student to enroll at Trevecca in 1901-Rev. W. M. Tidwell, a long-time pastor of Chattanooga First Church of the Nazarene. In 1974 Tidwell Hall was remodeled into a faculty center which now houses faculty offices, faculty conference rooms and lounges, and security offices.

WAKEFIELD FINE ARTS BUILDING (1954) in 1975 was named after Mr. A. C. Wakefield, a long-time song evangelist, for his contribution to church music. Fully renovated in the summer of 2017, it houses classrooms, the Wakefield Auditorium, private practice rooms, Trevecca Studios (recording facility), MAC Computer Lab, and music faculty offices.

BUD ROBINSON HALL (1954), which currently serves as the hub for Student Development, was named after “Uncle Buddy” Robinson who was a pioneer evangelist in the Church of the Nazarene. Originally the building was a cafeteria; a second floor was added in 1965 to house women residents. In 2009 the building was renovated to become the centralized office for student success.  Today, Bud Robinson houses the Chaplain's Office, residence life, community life, student success resources, academic services, career services, testing services, disability services, student employment, and international student support.  Bud Robinson is also equipped with a traditional classroom, computer lab, and the original NINETEEN|01 coffee shop, which was added in 2011.

MACKEY BUILDING (1961) was named after Dr. and Mrs. A. B. Mackey in recognition of their long years of dedicated service to the University. The former library was renovated in 2001 to house the School of Education offices and classrooms.

JOHNSON HALL (1963) was named after Sadie Agnew Johnson and serves as a residence hall for 100 women. From 2008-2017 the Office of Academic Records was located on the ground floor of the building. In the summer of 2017, the ground floor was renovated, creating 7 additional women's dorm rooms.

GEORGIA HALL (1966) was built as a residence hall for 120 women and includes the student clinic. Georgia Hall was named for the Georgia District in recognition of its Education Budget being paid in full during 1966. It was renovated extensively in 2015.

WISE HALL (1966) was named in honor of Rev. H. H. Wise, a long-time pastor of Nashville First Church and a strong, loyal supporter of Trevecca. It was fully renovated in the summer of 2017 and houses junior and senior women.

TENNESSEE HALL (1966) was named in recognition of the Tennessee District for its Educational Budget being paid in full in 1966. It serves as a residence hall for 100 women.  It was renovated extensively in 2017.

GREATHOUSE SCIENCE BUILDING (1969), named in honor of Dr. William Greathouse, Trevecca president, 1963-68, houses the Department of Science and Mathematics and the Graduate Physician Assistant Program and includes laboratories, classrooms and faculty offices. The large auditorium was renovated in 2010, the first and fourth floor labs were completely renovated in 2011 and 2012, and an elevator was added in 2011. The Cadaver Lab, located behind the building and used by the Graduate Physician Assistant Program, was completely renovated in 2013. The third floor classrooms for the Graduate Physician Assistant Program were renovated in 2014.

MOORE PHYSICAL EDUCATION CENTER (1969), named in honor of Dr. Mark R. Moore, Trevecca president, 1968-1978, includes a gymnasium, handball courts, classrooms, locker rooms, athletic offices, and the Wellness Center. In 2014, the Wellness Center was expanded and the Exercise Science Program was moved into a suite of classrooms and lab space where the former batting cage had been located since the origins of the building.

REDFORD AND SHINGLER APARTMENTS (1971) were originally built to house married students. They were named after Rev. and Mrs. M. E. Redford, who gave longtime service on the Trevecca faculty, and Mr. T. J. Shingler, who was the founder of Southeastern Nazarene College in 1912. The college eventually merged with Trevecca in 1919. Since 2000-01 the apartment complex has been used as junior and senior residence halls. All 50 kitchens were renovated across 2012 and 2013, and the 50 restrooms were renovated in 2014 and 2015.

BUSH APARTMENTS (1973) were named after Miss Carrie B. Bush, a loyal friend and benefactress of the University, and are used as a residence hall for junior and senior women. Bathrooms were completely renovated and dishwashers were added to all apartments in the summer of 2017.

BENSON HALL (1974) was named for John T. Benson, Sr. in recognition of his loyal support of Trevecca. Benson Hall serves as a residence hall for 266 men. Restrooms were completely gutted in 2011 and upgraded. Shower doors were installed in all bathrooms in the summer of 2017.

ARTS ANNEX (1982) In 2011 the Maintenance Building was renovated. The upper floor houses a classroom, radio station equipment and a working studio, offices, and an art studio. The rest of the building is used for drama costume storage, drama set production, and electric guitar and drum class/practice space.

MARKS GUEST HOUSE (1982) includes one room for guests and houses the campus Salvation Army offices and the J.V. Morsch Center for Social Justice.

JERNIGAN STUDENT CENTER (1984), built on the site of McKay Hall, includes dining facilities, a snack shop (the “Hub”), meeting area, bookstore, copy center and post office, student activities offices, and a conference room. It is named for Dr. and Mrs. Don Jernigan, benefactors of the University. The main dining room was renovated in 2010. The Hub was renovated in 2013, and reconfigured in 2017. Pulliam Plaza, named in honor of Jim Pulliam of North Carolina, was dedicated at Homecoming 2017.

TARTER STUDENT ACTIVITY BUILDING (1989), built on to the northeast corner of the Physical Education Center, is named in honor of Rev. R. E. Tarter, founder of the Trevecca Million Dollar Club, which funded the construction of the building. Drama productions, variety shows, concerts, and seminars are a few of the activities held in the building. The main auditorium was renovated in 2013.

MARTIN BUILDING (1990) houses the offices of the Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration, Human Resources, and Financial Services. The Office of Admissions was housed here until 2009. Funds for this structure were provided by gift income. The building was named for Paul Z. and Ethel Martin, benefactors of the University.

UNIVERSITY TERRACE APARTMENTS (1996) The three-building apartment complex was purchased and renovated for married student, faculty, and staff housing. Buildings A and C were renovated in 2015 and now provide housing for junior and senior men.

WAGGONER LIBRARY (2000) was named after Don and Zelma Waggoner who provided funding for the building. It houses the library collections and offices, study rooms, media labs, and Quick Lecture Hall. In 2009 the ground level Academic Support Center was renovated to house the Office of Admissions. A second NINETEEN|01 Coffee Shop was added in 2015 on the main floor, and Quick Lecture Hall enjoyed a complete audio visual HD upgrade. In the summer of 2017, two new study rooms were added and the offices of the Center for Innovative Instruction were relocated to the ground floor.

BOONE BUSINESS BUILDING (2007), formerly used as an endowment property, was renovated in 2007. It houses a 920-seat convocation center, a snack shop - The CUBE, classrooms, and the offices of the Skinner School of Business and Technology and the School of Graduate and Continuing Studies. It is named after Trevecca president Dan L. Boone at the request of the family who gave the lead gift for the building renovation.

HARDY ALUMNI CENTER (2011) houses the Alumni Hospitality Center, meeting rooms and the offices of Alumni Relations, the University President, External Relations, and Marketing.

MAINTENANCE BUILDING (2014), relocated to 58 Nance Lane in the summer of 2014, houses offices and equipment for maintenance, grounds, and janitorial services.

JACKSON CENTER FOR MUSIC AND WORSHIP ARTS (2017) is located on the former property of the Volunteer Express Trucking Company and named in honor of Josie P. Jackson and Robbi J. Jackson by Dr. William R. Jackson. It houses the Zelma Waggoner Performance Hall, Timothy Cierpke Choral Hall, Dunn Broadcast Room, the National Praise and Worship Institute, and the DeGarmo Conference Room, in addition to an instrumental rehearsal hall, student lounge - The Loft, offices, classrooms, and practice rooms.