The Mary Lou and John Barter Student Center

Spring Hill College’s Student Center opened in May 2010 as the third and final anchor of the Rydex Commons, where the Marnie and John Burke Memorial Library engages the mind and St. Joseph Chapel nurtures the spirit. The Mary Lou and John Barter Student Center was dedicated in October 2016, As the gathering place for the entire College community, the Student Center connects students, faculty and staff to out-of-class learning and social and leadership development. The center has achieved silver-level Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified by the U.S. Green Building Council.

Green building practices can substantially reduce or eliminate negative environmental impacts. As an added benefit, green design measures reduce operating costs, enhance building marketability, increase occupant productivity and well being. In an effort to remind students, faculty, staff and visitors of the importance of sustaining our world, the new student center also features informational wall exhibits on sustainability.

Features and highlights of the facility include:

  • A modern dining area
  • McKinney’s at The Hill
  • Student Affairs administrative offices
  • Campus Ministry offices
  • Information center
  • Computer center with WiFi
  • Student Organization Resource Center
  • Several meeting rooms available to the campus community
  • The Barnes & Noble College Bookstore
  • Multi-purpose rooms for both educational and social programs
  • A 300-person capacity event space

Marnie and John Burke Memorial Library

Spring Hill College opened the Marnie and John Burke Memorial Library in 2004. The library plays a central role in Spring Hill’s Jesuit, liberal arts education and supports the research and professional development of the College community.

The 71,000-square-foot facility houses nearly 200,000 volumes and, through its Web-based information system, provides access to electronic databases, hundreds of videos, and thousands of full-text academic and scholarly electronic books and journals.

Also housed in the library are Archives and Special Collections, Administrative Information Services, and the Agnes Williams Faculty Development Center.

To access library resources and services, visit the Burke Library website.

Spring Hill College Golf Course

The Spring Hill College Golf Course has been serving the greater Mobile area since 1930. Located on the Spring Hill College campus, the 18-hole, par-72 course is easily accessible from Interstate 65.

Renovated in 2009, the course provides a classic layout for all skill levels. With four sets of tees and a maximum yardage of 6,700 yards, Spring Hill offers an affordable and enjoyable round of golf. We also offer affordable rates for tournaments with professional services and comfortable facilities to accommodate groups of any size.

The course is the home of the Spring Hill College Badgers golf team.

For more information, call (251) 380-4655.

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