Instalación y Servicios


Reid Hall, home of the School of Journalism and Mass Communications

Students in the Spanish Academy will be occupying several of Washington and Lee's nationally chartered sorority houses. These are conveniently situated in a row on campus.
Leyburn Library.

Faculty, staff, and students will be able to use the fully handicap-accessible Leyburn Library during its regular hours of operation. Students will be able to take advantage of the innovation laboratory for class/group projects. The innovation laboratory is located in such a place where integrity of the full-immersion environment can be maintained.
Johnson Theatre of the Lenfest Center for the Performing Arts.

The Johnson Theatre has been designated for all academies use. The facility will be ideal for holding ceremonies, showing movies, having theater classes, rehearsing for productions of whatever nature, and performances. Technical staff and some props will be available upon request. The Johnson Theatre is fully handicap-accessible.
Dining Facilities.

Meals will be served at scheduled times at the Marketplace within the newly constructed Elrod Commons. All academy members will be seated together in a separate area of the dining facility. Provisions for those with special diet needs and tastes will be met. Box lunches will be prepared for those times (field trips, athletic events, etc.) when it is not possible to eat in the dining facility.
Warner Center, Doremus Gym, and Fitness Center.

Academy members will have access to the Doremus Gymnasium’s new fitness center and other facilities. Hours in the early evening M-F are set aside for academy members only.
W&L Parking Garage. Visitors are encouraged to use the parking garage as it is centrally located to most major venues.

Health Services.

The local hospital Emergency Department, located less than a mile from campus, is available 24/7 to assess and treat any urgent health problems of participants. Students would generally be expected to be transported to the local hospital by taxi at their expense, though Public Safety could transport them if circumstances warranted.

Public Safety.

Washington and Lee University is staffed by a professional Public Safety Department that is responsible for the safety and security of all university property, faculty, staff, students and visitors to the campus. The Public Safety Office is staffed, and officers patrol the campus 24/7. All fifteen Washington and Lee Public Safety officers have been successfully trained in the area of campus law enforcement and security standards and have received certification to perform their duties from the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services. Public Safety officers maintain direct radio contact with other local law enforcement agencies including Lexington Police, Rockbridge County Sheriff’s officers, and VMI Police. All officers are additionally trained in first aid and CPR, and have the ability to transport patients to local health facilities. The senior leadership of the Public Safety Department is comprised of the Director with 47 years of law enforcement experience, the Associate Director with 29 years of law enforcement experience and the Senior Sergeant with 32 years of experience. The staff officers have a combined total of 128 years of law enforcement or security experience.

Internet Access.

Instructional Technology Services will supply faculty, staff, and students with user names and passwords so Internet access, and computer use (to include printing) will be possible. Computer support will be available for all members of the academy.