St. Lawrence University Photo Tour

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St. Lawrence University - Richardson Hall

St. Lawrence University - Richardson Hall
St. Lawrence University - Richardson Hall. Photo Credit: Tara Freeman, SLU Photographer

St. Lawrence University is a small liberal arts university with primarily an undergraduate focus. The university is located just 15 miles from the St. Lawrence River. Study abroad, community service, and sustainability are all important parts of St. Lawrence's identity. To learn more about the school and what it takes to get accepted, visit the SLU admissions profile and the official SLU website.

This photo shows Richardson Hall, the original campus building first used in 1856. The building is on the National Register of Historic Places and is home to classrooms as well as faculty offices.

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St. Lawrence University - Sullivan Student Center

St. Lawrence University - Sullivan Student Center
St. Lawrence University - Sullivan Student Center. Photo Credit: Tara Freeman, SLU Photographer

The Sullivan Student Center is a bustling space on the St. Lawrence University campus. The large building is home to several dining areas, the Campus Mail Center, student organizations, and the offices of many student life officers.

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St. Lawrence University - Sykes Residence Hall

St. Lawrence University - Sykes Residence Hall
St. Lawrence University - Sykes Residence Hall. Photo Credit: Tara Freeman, SLU Photographer

St. Lawrence University's park-like campus explodes with flowers in the spring. This photo shows an entrance to Sykes Residence Hall, the largest residence unit at the university. The building is home to International House, Scholars Floor, Intercultural Floor and a common room that is frequently used for lectures and concerts. The building adjoins Dana Dining Hall.

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St. Lawrence University - Athletic Facilities

St. Lawrence University - Athletic Facilities
St. Lawrence University - Athletic Facilities. Photo Credit: Tara Freeman, SLU Photographer

This aerial photograph shows the St. Lawrence University athletic facilities. When the campus is buried in snow, students can still keep fit -- the large fitness center and field house offer five indoor tennis courts and basketball courts, a 133-station fitness center, and a six-lane track. Most intercollegiate sports teams compete in the NCAA Division III Liberty League, although the Saints ice hockey team is Division I.

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St. Lawrence University - A Class at Azure Mountain

St. Lawrence University - A Class at Azure Mountain
St. Lawrence University - A Class at Azure Mountain. Photo Credit: Tara Freeman, SLU Photographer

Azure Mountain in the Adirondacks is under an hour from the St. Lawrence University campus. The mountain is a popular destination for class field trips and student hikers.

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St. Lawrence University - Biology Class

St. Lawrence University - Biology Class
St. Lawrence University - Biology Class. Photo Credit: Tara Freeman, SLU Photographer

Here students conduct experiments in a biology class. Biology is the most popular of the sciences offered at St. Lawrence University.

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St. Lawrence University - Music Composition in the Newell Center

St. Lawrence University - Music Composition in the Newell Center
St. Lawrence University - Music Composition in the Newell Center. Photo Credit: Tara Freeman, SLU Photographer

The Newell Center for Arts and Technology, or the NCAT for short, is a facility dedicated to state-of-the-art interdisciplinary arts technology. The NCAT occupies part of two floors in St. Lawrence University's Noble Center.

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St. Lawrence University - Courtyard in Front of Dana Dining Center

St. Lawrence University - Courtyard in Front of Dana Dining Center
St. Lawrence University - Courtyard in Front of Dana Dining Center. Photo Credit: Tara Freeman, SLU Photographer

Dana Dining Center offers students 84 different entrees each week. The food service staff participates in a northern New York Farm-to-School program, so much of the food is locally grown.

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St. Lawrence University - Sullivan Student Center

St. Lawrence University - Sullivan Student Center
St. Lawrence University - Sullivan Student Center. Photo Credit: Tara Freeman, SLU Photographer

An exterior shot of the Sullivan Student Center. The building is at the heart of student life and student activities at St. Lawrence University.

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St. Lawrence University - Herring-Cole Hall

St. Lawrence University - Herring-Cole Hall
St. Lawrence University - Herring-Cole Hall. Photo Credit: Tara Freeman, SLU Photographer

Herring-Cole Hall is one of the two buildings on the St. Lawrence University campus that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places (the other is Richardson Hall). Herring-Cole was built in 1870 as the university's library. Today the building is used for lectures, receptions, seminars, and archival exhibitions.

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St. Lawrence University - Lilac Garden

St. Lawrence University - Lilac Garden
St. Lawrence University - Lilac Garden. Photo Credit: Tara Freeman, SLU Photographer

In springtime, lilacs line some of the paths that crisscross the St. Lawrence University campus.

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St. Lawrence University - Sykes Residence Hall

St. Lawrence University - Sykes Residence Hall
St. Lawrence University - Sykes Residence Hall. Photo Credit: Tara Freeman, SLU Photographer

Housing about 300 students, Sykes is the largest residence hall on the St. Lawrence University campus.

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St. Lawrence University - Zen Garden

St. Lawrence University - Zen Garden
St. Lawrence University - Zen Garden. Photo Credit: Tara Freeman, SLU Photographer

Kitagunitei, the North Country garden, is located in the inner courtyard of Sykes Residence Hall. This Zen garden is used by classes in the humanities and sciences as well as by students seeking a quiet place for reflection and meditation.

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St. Lawrence University - Bike in front of Dana Dining Center

St. Lawrence University - Bike in front of Dana Dining Center
St. Lawrence University - Bike in front of Dana Dining Center. Photo Credit: Tara Freeman, SLU Photographer

Even with a little snow on the ground, students can be found biking around the St. Lawrence University campus. St. Lawrence has a bike loan program operated through the libraries -- students sign out a bike just like they would a piece of computer equipment. This student is riding past the entrance to Dana Dining Center.

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St. Lawrence University - Richardson Hall

St. Lawrence University - Richardson Hall
St. Lawrence University - Richardson Hall. Photo Credit: Tara Freeman, SLU Photographer
The North Country of New York State has brilliant fall foliage. Here, Richardson Hall, St. Lawrence University's oldest building, is framed by golden leaves.