This building contains classrooms, administrative offices, faculty offices, art studios, dance studios, and the facilities below.
Located in the Library of the Liberal Arts Building, the Gallery is part of the original Library and features work by Michigan artists. The gallery opened in February 2001 and has had a full schedule of exhibitions of two dimensional media, sculpture, ceramics and installation since then.
Campus Safety officers are on duty 24 hours a day. Campus Safety can assist with the following: first aid, escort service from buildings to vehicles, campus IDs, parking permits, lost and found, contacting off-campus emergency personnel, registering conditions that would require that you receive special assistance in emergencies. Emergency phones are located in the Liberal Arts and the Madame Cadillac Buildings and in each parking lot.
Located in the basement of the Liberal Arts Building, they provide the following services:
Marygrove provides electronic mailboxes for all students. All classrooms and computers on Marygrove campus are connected to the Internet. Wireless access points are available throughout the Library and many areas on campus. Over 200 computers are dedicated to student use in computer classrooms, the library, and labs on campus. Marygrove students can register and pay for classes online.
The Liberal Arts Building offers an array of rooms technology-equipped and well-suited for conference break-out sessions and larger plenary sessions.
The Enrollment Center houses the Business Office, Admissions, Student Affairs, and Financial Aid. The Center also provides registration services. The Enrollment Center is located in the Liberal Arts Building, room 120. Students have access to their own academic and financial information and can handle many transactions directly through the student portal Blackboard/Marygrove Self-Service. Questions about tuition, course schedules and registration, account balances, etc., can be addressed in the Enrollment Center.
Located in the center of the Liberal Arts Building on first floor, this lounge has comfortable furniture for students to relax before, after and between classes. Workshops and student activities also take place here. There are vending machines, and a microwave and coffee machine are available as well.
The Geschke Library, which occupies five stories in the east wing of the Liberal Arts Building, is a warm, comfortable, comprehensive resource center. The library provides traditional services, such as access to print and electronic books and journal articles, as well as interlibrary loan and document delivery services. Professional librarians are available to deliver classroom and individual instruction in information literacy. The Geschke Library also provides a 24/7 virtual reference service. In addition, the library is equipped with:
The Geschke Library houses the Scholars Commons, a hub for scholarly reading, writing and discussion. Within the Scholars Commons is the Geschke Writing Studio, a physical and virtual space where students can go online to schedule appointments for one-on-one consultations with experts in writing, research and computer applications. The Scholars Commons also offers complimentary coffee, tea, hot chocolate and light snacks for the Marygrove Community.
The Marygrove College theatre is a classic, intimate, 392 seat facility. Located in the west wing of the LA building, the theatre has a proscenium stage with a sprung floor. In 2002, it underwent a $3 million renovation. Its other features include five dressing rooms with full amenities, a stage manager's room, a fully equipped green room, rehearsal studio, box office and central air conditioning.
The theatre has premiered numerous events including the play Forgotten and the movie All About You, and hosted performances of New York City's Urban Ballet, John Cage's Europera #5, and social justice programs by the National Conference for Community and Justice (NCCJ).
It has hosted the opera singer Denyce Graves; Hollywood celebrity Sheryl Lee Ralph; musical group Slum Village; political dignitaries Freeman Hendrix and Sharon McPhail; authors J.L. King, Kevin Boyle, and Stephanie Coontz; and world renowned humanitarians Patricia Smith-Melton and Nontombi Naomi Tutu.
A community partner, the theatre has afforded community organizations such as Inside Out Literary Society, University of Detroit-Mercy's "The Theatre Company," Matrix Theatre Company, Plowshares Theatre Company, Detroit Together Men's Chorus, Detroit Youth Concert Choral, Michigan Minority Business Development Council, Detroit Free Press 1st Amendment Center, Black Cinema Café, and Disney Theatrical Productions a place to present their events.
The literal center around which Marygrove was built, Sacred Heart Chapel, resembles a Gothic cathedral in miniature. The Italian marble altars, the beautiful Bavarian art glass windows and the Casavant organ stand as memorials to friends of the College.
The Chapel’s peaceful interior often draws students, faculty and staff for a quiet moment apart from the pressure of the day or evening. The Chapel is also used for Catholic liturgies and College functions.
Located in the Liberal Arts Building on the fourth floor, this beautiful and spacious exhibition features works by contemporary local and national artists, art faculty and students.
Located in room 030 of the Liberal Arts Building, the Women’s Center offers a sanctuary of resources, from assault crisis hotlines and Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Questioning (LGBTQ) support networks to information on academic curriculum and programming in women’s studies. There are several shelves of books available for check-out, from history to self- help. The Center is open to men and women.