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Chicago Campus Buildings

Campus Buildings

Alumni Student Center

The Alumni Student Center (ASC) is at the crossroads of the Chicago campus.

The Commons

The ground level is known as The Commons. Our retail café and seating area is primarily used for employee and student meals, but in the evening many students find that it is a good place to study, play games and just get together to talk.


Commuter Lockers

On the second floor of the Alumni Student Center, there are lockers designated for use by commuting students. To secure use of a locker, students must apply through the Office of Student Programs where they will be assigned a lock and locker. Only locks issued by the Office of Student Programs can be used on the lockers and a deposit is required.


Conference Rooms

There are three conference rooms to choose from in the ASC. Two conference rooms seat twelve and the other conference room seats ten. All these rooms have a dry erase board, on-campus phone capability and network hookups.


Fellowship Hall

The Fellowship Hall is a large study/hangout area that can be used for group events or just informal conversation. Complete with comfy furniture and student art, the Fellowship Hall is used for film showings, drama presentations and other campus social events.


Fireplace Reading Room

Unlike other parts of the ASC, the Fireplace Room has a more serene atmosphere. Incandescent lighting, overstuffed chairs, sofas and a fireplace provide a pleasant atmosphere for reading, quiet conversation and personal or spiritual reflection.


The Game Room

The game room has two billiard tables, three table tennis tables and three foosball tables as well as a small seating area for board games.


Joe's Coffee Shop

Considered to be the campus "living room," Joe's Coffee Shop is located in the Fellowship Hall and provides a comfortable atmosphere for conversation and relaxation. A wide variety of high-quality espresso drinks, coffee, tea, smoothies and pastries are offered daily. Joe's hosts live music shows, provides a popular meeting place for professors and staff and aims to support the creativity of the student body.


Crowell Hall

Though Crowell Hall is not an academic building, it does contain many of the business offices that students will need to access. Human Resources is located on the first floor of Crowell Hall. This department assists students with on-campus employment. The second floor houses Moody Bible Institute Online's office. The third floor houses the Information Technology Systems Department (ITS) and the HelpDesk which helps students with technical support for their computer or student portal.


Culbertson Hall

Culbertson Hall houses Moody Central, the state-of-the-art student services hub of campus. Offices at Moody Central include Practical Christian Ministries (PCM) which facilitates students weekly ministry requirement; Academic Records which facilitates registration for classes as well as all academic needs; Student Accounts where students can pay their school bill and take care of financial needs; and many other departments that service students.


Doane Memorial Music Building

The Doane Memorial Music Building houses the Music Department faculty, various music classes and practice rooms for students.


Fitzwater Hall

Fitzwater Hall is a smaller academic building that contains Moody Theological Seminary, classrooms and faculty offices.


Smith Hall

Smith Hall houses female students in an eight-story building with one elevator. Floors one through three contain offices for the Alumni Association, Counseling Services, Moody Standard Newspaper, Health Service, Events and Guest Services and Admissions.


Solheim Center

The Solheim Center serves as an athletic, recreational, and lifetime fitness center as well as a sports ministry facility for Moody Bible Institute. It contains three full-sized collegiate basketball/volleyball courts, a ninth of a mile running track around the upper perimeter of the gym, four racquetball courts, a full-size auxiliary gym, weight room, aerobic room, swimming pool, offices, classrooms and conference rooms. Outside the building is a full-size soccer field and tennis courts.

The Solheim Center is named in honor of Karsten and Louise Solheim, longtime friends of Moody. Mr. Solheim was an inventor and the developer of Ping golf clubs. He was also president of Karsten Manufacturing (Phoenix, Arizona), a company that produces golf equipment and materials for the aerospace industry, until 1995. Mr. and Mrs. Solheim have taken a special interest in the development of life sciences and urban outreach center for Moody.

For further information about the Solheim Center, as well as athletic team events, please visit Athletics.


The Sweeting Center

The George Sweeting Center for World Evangelization, named after former Moody President Dr. George Sweeting, houses the Bible, Theology, and Intercultural Studies faculty offices and the Information Technology Services (ITS) departments.

In addition to these departments, the Sweeting Center is home to the Crowell Library, three computer labs, over 40 smart classrooms each equipped with audio/video projection and Internet access, and the WMCR (Moody Campus Radio) Station. Their signal is available around campus as well as on the Internet at


Residence Halls

Culbertson Hall

Culbertson Hall houses male students in a 19-story building with three elevators and a large laundry facility in the basement. The first floor of Culby is home to two male Residence Supervisor offices, the Career Development Center and the Student Development offices, which include the Dean of Students, Residence Life, the International Students' Office, and Financial Aid Services.

Floors 3-19 each house approximately 30 students and one Resident Assistant per floor in double-occupancy rooms. Moody provides a twin bed, desk, chair and dresser and Internet access port for each student. Each floor has a lounge with a kitchenette, a large community bathroom, and a community storage room. Culbertson Hall is air-conditioned in the summer. Male Residence Supervisors live in apartments on the 18th floor and the 6th floor.

Houghton Hall

Houghton Hall houses women in a ten-story building with two elevators and a large laundry facility in the basement. On the first floor, there is a 24-hour computer lab complete with a printer, two female Residence Supervisor's offices and a large, comfortable seating area with a TV.

The second floor is divided between student housing and a general-purpose room that features a fireplace, couches, lamps, two TVs, a large table for playing games and two prayer rooms. This space is occasionally used for student events. A female Residence Supervisor lives in an apartment on the second floor.

Floors 3–10 have north and west wings with two Resident Assistants per floor. Both wings share a common lounge, kitchen, bathroom and basement storage area. Moody provides for each resident student a twin bed, desk, desk chair, closet and dresser. There are double and single occupancy rooms on each floor. Every room has closet space and a sink and mirror. Each wing houses approximately 30 students. Each room has a student-controlled heating and air conditioning unit, two Internet access ports.

Smith Hall

Smith Hall houses female students in an eight-story building with one elevator. Floors one through three contain offices for the Alumni Association, Counseling Services, Moody Standard Newspaper, Health Service, Events and Guest Services and Admissions.

Floors 4–5 house approximately 35 students with one Resident Assistant per floor. These floors each have a lounge, kitchen, laundry room and storage room. Rooms are double occupancy with private bathrooms. Moody provides for each resident student a twin bed, desk, chair and dresser. Every room has two Internet access ports.

Floors 6–7 house approximately 24 students with one Resident Assistant per floor. These floors are set up with apartments that each house three students. Each apartment has a bedroom, bathroom, kitchenette, refrigerator and living room. Both floors also have a lounge, laundry room and storage rooms.

The eighth floor of Smith has a female Residence Supervisor's apartment.