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Use of Campus Facilities

A.C. Buehler Library
Alumni are entitled to full access to the Buehler Library and may request an alumni library card. The library is a comfortable and welcoming environment that contains volumes of information. The staff is ready to provide help with both academic and technical questions. For complete details, including hours and a full list of services, visit the A.C. Buehler Library web site. Services are based on availability, with current students receiving access first.

Campus Facility Rentals
Elmhurst boasts wonderful facilities to host a variety of activities—conferences, retreats, sporting events, weddings—both day and evening gatherings. Call (630) 617-6185 to reserve your space. Based on availability, alumni receive special pricing on room rates.

Elmhurst College History Exhibit
Housed in the oldest building on campus, Old Main, the Elmhurst College History Exhibit is open to alumni.

Campus Archives
Appointments can be made to visit the Rudolf G. Schade Archives in the A.C. Buehler Library. The archives strive to identify, preserve, organize and make accessible the records and enduring value of the College, the surrounding community and the United Church of Christ.

Bates Observatory
The Schaible Science Center houses the Bates Observatory, complete with a telescope powerful enough to reveal “not just the rings of Saturn, but also the splits between the rings.” To schedule a visit, call (630) 617-3032.

Elmhurst Arboretum
In 1966, the College established a campus arboretum with approximately 65 varieties of trees and shrubs. Over the years, alumni, faculty and staff have contributed to the collection’s growth. Today, the campus is home to about 700 species. We welcome our alumni to personally visit the arboretum anytime or view highlights of the collection online.


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