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The numbered areas in the map above are defined in a key as follows:
- Main Entrance
- Williamson Hall is named for the college founders, John Finley and Rhea B. Williamson. With Bristol, Taylor and Erdman Halls, it is one of the original buildings on the campus. Many faculty departmental offices and administrative offices may be found here. The first floor includes and informal recital facility.
- Visitor Parking
- Erdman Hall, following an extensive renovation and rededication in 1997, is named for Charles Erdman, former chaplain of the college. It houses The Presser Music Center at Erdman Hall and provides offices and studios for the Voice and Piano departments. Also found here are the Voice Resource Center and an electronic piano laboratory for teaching basic keyboard skills.
- Taylor Hall is named for Sophia Strong Taylor, who underwrote the purchase of the original Princeton acreage and the construction of the first four buildings. Faculty offices and teaching studios occupy its three floors.
- Chapel services, convocations, and recitals take place in Bristol Hall, jointly dedicated to Lee Hastings Bristol, Jr., the third president of Westminster Choir College, and to his father, Lee Hastings Bristol. Located on the upper level is Bristol Chapel with its Aeolian-Skinner organ, completely refinished tonally in 1983. The lower level houses Noack and Fisk organs, a classroom, and Sacred Music departmental offices.
- On the second floor of the William H. Scheide Student Center are found the dining commons and meeting rooms. Student mailboxes, lounge areas, student government offices, the Office of the Dean of Students and Westminster Music and Books, the campus store, are located on its main level.
- Talbott Library-Learning Center memorializes Katharine Houk Talbott, one of the leading benefactors of the college during its earliest days in Dayton, Ohio. A multi-purpose building, it includes classrooms as well as the Music Computing Center and the Arts and Sciences Media Center. The main library has holdings of approximately 22,800 music scores, 14,600 books on music, 13,900 general studies books, 160 periodical titles and numerous microfilms. Among its special collections are the Music Education Resource Center, a lab where students may examine current music education materials of various media; the Erik Routley Collection of hymns and hymnological literature; and the American Organ Archives of the Organ Historical society, a comprehensive collection of organresearch materials. The Media Center houses the collection of sound recordings, videotapes and other audiovisual materials and provides equimpent for playback. The Performance Collection holds about 8,000 titles of choral music in multiple copies and an additional file of some 60,000 single-copy titles.
- Seabrook Hall is named for Charles F. Seabrook, a trustee and a long-standing supporter of the college. It is a student residence with practice rooms on the lower level.
- Three other halls are named for the historic locations of the college: Dayton Hall houses Scheide Recital Hall, named for benefactor William H. Scheide, and is the location of the Casavant and Ott organs and of the Organ Department teaching studios and offices. The upper floors serve as a student residence.
- Ithaca Hall serves as a residence hall, and includes both organ and piano practice facilities on the basement-level.
- Princeton Hall serves as the central location for the Westminster Conservatory.
- Student/Conservatory Parking
- The Playhouse is an all-purpose building for rehearsals, recitals, classes, theatrical productions, and a variety of social and special events.
- Relocatable Classrooms
- Faculty/Staff Parking
- The Cottage provides several classrooms.
- Hamilton House - Residence of the Dean