Campus Building Descriptions

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Handicapped Access

  • F-Fully Accessible
  • I-Accessible 1st floor only
  • N-Not accessible
  • G-Ground Floor Accessible only
  • R-Restrooms not accessible

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Building A
A 3-story residence hall built in 1964 and renovated in 1996. It has 96 dormitory rooms.(I)
Building B
Student Center, built in 1956, the location of a game room, pub, and recreational activities. A large picture window overlooks the scenic Catoctin Mountain range. (F)
Building C
Built in 1956 and renovated in 1995, it has 217 dormitory rooms. (F)
Building D
Built in 1926 and renovated in 1965 and 1995, it is a 3-story brick structure that has the charm of the old architecture. It contains 39 dormitory rooms, the NETC Procurement Office, and a convenience shop in the basement. (G) (I)
Building E
Built in 1926 and renovated in 1966 and 1993, it is occupied by the Emergency Management Institute, National Fire Programs staff, NETC Budget Offic, and Computer Support personnel.
Building F
Built in 1925 and renovated in 1965 and 1995, it has 45 dormitory rooms. (G) (I)
Building G
Built in 1948, and renovated in 1984 and 2001. It accommodates staff of the National Fire Programs Division. (G)
Building H
Built in 1923, renovated in 1993, it houses the National Fire Academy offices, a fully equipped gymnasium, weight room, and an indoor swimming pool. (F)
Building I
Built in 1996, it serves as the Material Receipt and Distribution Center, Maintenance Facility offices, Support Services Division offices, and the USFA Publications Center. (F)
Building J
Built in 1966, renovated in 1993, it is the National Fire Academy (NFA) classroom facility and houses NFA staff. It includes a lobby and a tiered 249-seat auditorium. (F)
Building K
Built circa 1870, renovated in 1982 and 1993, it houses the Emergency Management Institute classrooms. The 3-story brick structure also contains a Dining Hall capable of seating 500 people, EMI Independent Study offices and IEMC classrooms. (F)
Building L
Built in 1959, renovated in 1993, it consists of 37 dormitory rooms and a conference room. (I)
Building M
Built in 1965, renovated in 1989, it houses 2 EMI classrooms and EMI Computer Lab. (F)
Building N
Designed by the English born architect, E.G. Lind (1829-1909), it was built in 1870 and renovated in 1987 and 1992. The building is an example of Second Empire Style that was popular in the second half of the 19th Century. As such, it is listed on the National Register of Historic Buildings. It houses staff of the U.S. Fire Administrator's office, the Learning Resource Center, and the Emergency Management Institute. (F)
Building O
Erected in 1839 as a chapel. The marble, alabaster altars and stained glass windows were retained when it was renovated in 1965. Support offices are in the basement. It houses staff of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation. (I)
Building P
The Log Cabin serves as a recreational facility overlooking peaceful Tom's Creek. (F)
Building Q
The brick barn is a service facility. The ornamental brick grill windows are characteristic of the early 19th Century Western Maryland construction. (F)
Building R
--Built in 1948, renovated in 1993, located behind Building G, it serves as the USFA Fire Protection Laboratory and houses staff of the National Fire Programs Division. (F)
Building S
Renovated in 2001, this building is the home of the Emergency Management Institute and National Fire Academy Simulation Laboratories. (F)
Building T
The old Milk House of the original St. Joseph's campus.
Building U
A burn building complex used by the NFA for arson investigation and demonstration. (F)
Building V
Built in 1992, it houses the Security Office. (F)