Innovation By Design
Our $73-million Academic Center includes 16 stories and 371,000 square feet of state-of-the art classroom space, scientific teaching labs, meeting areas, seminar rooms, parking, and a 125-seat auditorium. Students enjoy an open courtyard designed for studying and mingling between classes. Just as Harrisburg University's academic programs represent the emerging fields of 21st century science and technology, our Academic Center promotes the modern learning amenities like wireless Internet access, video-conferencing capabilities and a multi-media production facility. Located in the hub of the city's downtown district, this sleek ultramodern complex connects directly to Strawberry Square, a distinctive retail complex, and serves as headquarters for the National Center for Science and Civic Engagement
Harrisburg University offers student-centered experiential learning experiences in the classroom, and the Academic Center further advances this distinctive approach to higher education. Such an exciting combination of the latest, most engaging academic opportunities and real-world experiences produces graduates who lead the way into the growing 21st century global economy.