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10 Buildings at Brigham Young University-Provo You Need to Know

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Destiny Summers

Located in Provo, Utah, Brigham Young University - Provo is home to over 33,000 students. This campus is relatively large and has a number of buildings for students to use. Here are some of the top buildings at Brigham Young University-Provo you need to know!

1. Student Athlete Building

Front view of the Student Athlete Building

Address: Provo, UT 84604

This building was first built in 2003 and is now known at the Student Athlete Building. It houses the Student Athlete Academic Support Center, team meeting rooms, training facilities, lockers, the Legends Grille restaurant, equipment room ,and the Athletic Legacy or BYU

2. Talmage Math Sciences / Computer Building

 Talmage Math Sciences / Computer Building

Address: Provo, UT 84604

This building was first completed in 1971 in honor of James Talmage who was a president of BYU. It was built as earthquake resistant and holds several classroom areas, a common area, computer labs for 24/7 use and the math and science departments.

3. Ernest L. Wilkinson Student Center

Ernest L. Wilkinson Student Center

Address: Provo, UT 84604

This building is home to thirteen colleges and departments. It was first named after the sixth president of BYU, Ernest L. Wilkinson and completed in 1964. It is home to the food services offices, conference rooms, a court with several franchise restaurants, two large ballrooms, and a bowling alley.

4. J. Reuben Clark Building (Law School)

The outside of the School of Law

Address: 341 E Campus Dr, Provo, UT 84602

This building was first built and completed in 1973. Students will be able to find a number of law library resources, computer labs, lockers, a study area, and a practice court. Students will also find law firms and employers here as well.

5. Hinckley Alumni and Visitors Center

Hinckley Alumni and Visitors Center

Address: 450 E 1230 N St, Provo, UT 84604

This building was built due to donations from 70,000 alumni, students, faculty, and friends. Students will find the Alumni Center and the Visitors Welcome Center here. Students will also find administrative offices here for student services.

6. Helaman Halls and Cannon Center (HL)

Helaman Halls and Cannon Center

Address: 9998 Helaman Halls, Provo, UT 84602

This building was first built for men in 1958. It it one of the first campus dorm halls and classroom buildings. It features a dining facility, lounge area, lobby area, and a large common area and media room. Students will also find several BYU staff housing offices here.

7. Abraham O. Smoot Administration Building

This building was first built and completed in the year of 1961. It was named after a former president who served the BYU community from 1875 to 1895. on the Board of Trustees. Students will be able to find a number of offices for the Board of Trustees and meeting rooms as well.

8. BYU Broadcasting

The outside of the BYU Broadcasting Building

Address: BYU Broadcasting, Provo, UT 84602

This building was first built in 2011. t is home to the BYU Broadcasting channels that includes BYU Radio, KBYU Eleven, BYUTV, BYU Television International, and Classical 89 KBYU-FM. Students here will be able to access a number of resources and opportunities to enhance their broadcasting skills.

9. Museum of Paleontology

A display of fossils in the Museum of Paleontology

Address: 84602-3300, 1683 N Canyon Rd, Provo, UT 84604

The BYU Museum of Paleontology was first constructed in 1976. It is now home to a display and house of rock and dinosaur fossils that were first collected by Dr. James A Jensen and his crew of archaeologists. Students will be able to find a wide array of other collections here as well.

10. Commons At The Cannon Center

The Commons at the Cannon Center

Address: 9998 Helaman Halls, Provo, UT 84602

This is the campus's main dining hall and is students' one stop shop for everything they will need to eat while on campus. Students will be able to use meal plans and/or meal dollars here so that they can eat with their friends or during breaks.

This list is geared towards helping students understand where to go in terms of knowing how to get around campus. Knowing buildings is essential for anyone in the world because landmarks seem to help people understand where they are and where they need to go to get from place to place.

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