SLU: Noble Center 108

23 Romoda Drive
Canton, NY 13617

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DESCRIPTION: Noble Center (the former student union) sits on one side of the old quad, now behind the new Kirk Douglas Hall (a dorm).  It is part of a building complex that also houses Griffiths Arts Center, home to the disciplines of music, art and theater); this area includes - Griffiths 123 lecture hall; Peterson-Kermani Performance Hall, Black Box Theatre, Brush Art Gallery, and Gulick Theatre (where plays, concerts, and often  lectures are held). Noble Center 108 is also named "Newell center for Arts Technolgies." This room sits directly across from the main desk at the Noble Center entrance. It is a tech room with windows facing the main desk.

DIRECTIONS: To get to Noble Center 108 from Lot H cross Romoda drive at the cross walk near Vilas Hall. Use the wide pedestrian walkway between the new large white Kirk Douglas Hall and the arts complex. Enter the at the Gulick Theatre entrance and turn right to get to Noble Center (or use the "Noble Center" entrance, the next entrance down. From Lot J and Lot D

    Lot H
serves Vilas Hall (administration), Griffiths Arts Center, Gulick Theatre, Noble Center, etc., and student parking for Kirk Douglas Hall (new student dorm). It's rare to find a spot there, except for the six handicap parking spots at the ends of the front row (that faces Griffiths Arts Center).|

   Lot J and Lot D. To avoid getting a ticket, park in lot J (just beyond the science buildings); lot D (no parking pass needed for lot D!) behind and on the far side of the sports complex facing the tennis courts.; From Lot J: go up the path with the railing to "Flint Hall" - enter and walk through the corridor to the opposite side, out the inside door, and up the stairs - you are now in the hallway between Valentine and Brown. Keep walking straight out the door on the opposite side of the hallway. Continue walking straight along that outside path, passing by the side of Brown Hall, then past Madill Hall (on the right); take the right-hand path down to the inner roadway; where you will pass by Rebert Dorm (on the right) and behind Sullivan Student Center on the left. The next building on the left is the Central Heating Plant; and on the right is Whitman Hall.  Keep going straight alongside the roadway. If it's raining you can enter the next building:(Noble Center) at the end door and keep walking "inside" to the theatre area - or you can stay outside and enter at the main entrance (facing the roadway) of Gulick Theatre.  Once in the foyer of Gulick Theatre keep walking straight to the inner glass doors that lead to the Art Museum corridor. Stay in the corridor and exit out the glass doors at the end, turning left into the Griffith's hallway that curves around to the right. Once past the offices (on the right), i.e. in the large corridor on the right, walk just a few steps more to Griffiths 123 which is the second door on the left. (Griffitsh 123 us a large lecture hall with tiered seating + tech - you enter at the back for that room).
Always hang your SOAR parking pass on your review mirror so you won’t get a ticket when parking for SOAR classes in lots J, D, or H. Security officers at SLU know when we have classes on campus.  2) At non SOAR classtimes your SUNY Potsdam SOAR pass is not accepted, and you may get a ticket. 3) Open Parking at the bookstore is for store patrons NOT for parking for a SOAR class - you may be ticketed. 4) Reminder: Lot D (by the behind and beyond the sports complex does have open parking - no parking pass needed.

ACCESSIBILITY: Use one of the few handicap spots in the front row of Lot H (if no handicap spots are open, drop off your handicap passenger in the front row corner nearest Vilas Hall. Cross Romoda Drive and enter at the theater entrance and turn right to get to Noble Center, or keep walking and enter the "Noble Center" signed entrance. 108 is straight ahead from this entrance.

RESTROOMS: Restrooms are nearby, in the hallway between Gulick Theatre and the front desk for Noble Center.

TECH and OTHER EQUIPMENT: this is a state-of-the-art "smart classroom" with an array of computers with special programs.

FURNISHINGS: Computer room.

ROOM CAPACITY: 20 (presenter's cap)

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