SUNY Morrisville is investing in new and renovated experiential learning facilities, including a new $16 million Alternative Fuels Building.
The anaerobic methane digester, housed at the dairy complex, is sized to treat manure from around 400 milking cows and generate about 350,000 kWh per year from the recovered biogas. The system is paired with a 50 kW engine/generator set with a heat recovery system.
The Aquaculture Center includes: • Greenhouse heated by the dairy farm’s cogeneration system running on biogas • Cold-water species hatchery • Controlled environmental agriculture aquaponics greenhouse • On-campus ponds, streams and natural areas
An exciting place you can explore year-round is our campus arboretum, a three-acre preserve behind Brooks Hall. The attractive setting, developed more than 75 years ago, contains nearly 100 native, exotic and ornamental tree and shrub species and is a living learning laboratory for students, as well as a quiet place to study.
The SUNY Morrisville Dairy Complex is a free-stall dairy facility which houses 200 milking cows and is used for teaching, demonstration, and student projects. It is equipped with an electronically-enhanced milking parlor and a student-managed computer system. Also featuring two heifer barns, a calf barn and a show barn, the facility is entirely serviced by a plug-flow anaerobic digester that processes animal waste and produces electrical power.
Join the herd. Take in just one event at the SUNY Morrisville Athletics Stadium and you’ll see why the stands are packed with dedicated Mustang supporters.
The SUNY Morrisville automotive facilities are up to speed with the ever-changing auto industry, offering the latest in technology and equipment. Our 14,000-square-foot Auto Body Technology Building houses the most current tools and equipment for collision repair and metal fabrication. Set up as a real-world auto body shop, you will perform live laboratory work and help staff a parts department and live service desk to gain experience with repairs, refinishing and estimating.
Our Automotive Technology Building, a 50,000-square-foot facility replicating an auto dealership, also provides true-to-life experiences through numerous repair stations and a new vehicle showroom. The technologically sophisticated environment features the latest in new vehicle diagnostic equipment and offers:
One of the first campus buildings you see as you head towards campus from Route 20 is Bailey Annex, home to college’s Nursing Department and the SUNY Morrisville Children’s Center. Originally built in the 1960s as a second floor on stilts, the building’s first floor was closed during the mid-1990s to accommodate the Children’s Center.
Nostalgia adds to our college environment. Bailey Hall, one of the campus’s original buildings, is a lecture hall which garners attention through its beautifully restored smart classrooms and its original marble staircases between floors.
One of the campus’s original buildings, Bicknell Hall houses classrooms for the Environmental Sciences Department as well as the college’s Wildlife Museum. Located on the far right of the buildings that line the campus along the south side of Route 20, Bicknell Hall has been home to numerous college departments and facilities, including the former musical instrument technology program.
Originally a residence hall, the renovated Brooks Hall currently houses the college’s Office of Communications & Marketing, the Office of Human Resources, University Police and Madison County Tourism, Inc. Brooks Hall is located on the north side of Route 20, just as you arrive to campus heading west.
The Callahan Brook Nature Trail is at the south end of campus with a trailhead adjacent to the Aquaculture Center parking lot off Eaton Street. Enjoy the one-and-a-half miles of marked, self-guided trails and explore the streamside, wet meadows, forests and fields.
If you are beyond your first semester at SUNY Morrisville and prefer your own room or want to share a suite with three friends, Cayuga Hall offers a great central campus location near Seneca Dining Hall. Single-gender suites offer two double-occupancy rooms with a common area in between that opens into the corridor. Each suite room measures 12.5 feet by 11 feet. The single-occupancy rooms measure 12.5 feet by 11 feet.
Charlton Hall, named for former Director Isaiah Charlton, is home to many programs as well as interactive classrooms and the college’s Instructional Technology Department.
The Thomas V. Ciarrocchi Ice Rink II is the perfect place to come enjoy recreational ice skating or pass a hockey puck around with some friends who share the same passion.
The Clinical Simulation Learning Center at the Morrisville campus and the nursing laboratory at the Norwich campus have video recording technology to enable students to reflect and self-evaluate during post-simulation debriefing sessions. Application of problem-solving skills in a realistic and safe environment offers students an innovative learning experience.
If you prefer apartment-style living with a full kitchen and that is a little removed from the main campus, Morrisville Commons I and Morrisville Commons II are both great options. A standard apartment includes four (4) single rooms, one-and-a-half (1.5) bathrooms, a common living room, and a full kitchen and dining area. A limited number of larger apartments featuring two (2) full bathrooms and a bit more common living space are also available.
If you prefer apartment-style living with a full kitchen and that is a little removed from the main campus, Morrisville Commons I and Morrisville Commons II are both great options. Morrisville Commons II is the campus’ newest complex, a 228-bed facility featuring 57 apartment-style suites with modern furnishings. A standard apartment includes four (4) single rooms, one-and-a-half (1.5) bathrooms, a common living room, and a full kitchen and dining area.
This demonstration and research facility serves as a living laboratory for SUNY Morrisville students. The 4,000-gallon aquaponics system can produce up to 22,000 heads of lettuce and 1,700 pounds of fish per year. Vine crop production includes a hydroponic tomato, cucumber and pepper system. The system was supported by NY State Sen. David J. Valesky (D-Oneida) through the Empire State Development Corporation and a grant from the New York State Energy Research and Development.
The Copper Turret provides a spectacular dining choice as part of your SUNY Morrisville meal plan — and also serves as a fantastic learning laboratory for our hospitality management and restaurant management programs. The Copper Turret serves as a teaching facility for our students, providing them with real-world experiences in the industries of hospitality and food service. The restaurant offers a wireless classroom and learning kitchen.
Crawford Hall, the largest lecture hall on campus, also contains some of the college’s largest classrooms. Named for former bursar Jack Crawford and current professor of biology Dr. Shirley Crawford, the building also houses the college’s Environmental Training Center and the simulation lab for the criminal justice program.
The “Shoot, Don’t Shoot” simulator provides students with real-life scenarios and an inside look at a career in law enforcement. The simulator allows students to learn how to react in various law enforcement scenarios while remaining in a safe environment.
Location: Charlton Hall - lower level Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM The college maintains one large state-of-the-art computing lab for general student use. This Cyber.Lab is open more than 85 hours per week and provides Morrisville students with access to a variety of software including electronic mail, word processing, presentation graphics, the Internet, fax services, and all the global resources available on the World Wide Web.
Located on the Morrisville campus, the Agri-Business Center supports the work of Morrisville Fresh, a student-operated LLC that produces and markets dairy food products that are developed at Nelson Farms.