A 44,000 square-foot facility, provides classroom and rehearsal space for the University's music department, as well as providing a venue to showcase the talents of visiting musicians, actors, singers, and artists. The center features a 176-seat recital hall, the 554-seat Hannah Covington McGee Theatre, gallery space for displaying the work of students, faculty, and regional artists, rehearsal halls and studio offices.
Austin Auditorium was completed in 1960 and serves as a cultural center for the University and the surrounding community. The building is named for the late Mr. and Mrs. John M. Austin of Wadesboro. The auditorium was remodeled in 1980 to accommodate a custom-built, 30-stop Holtkamp organ given by the late Thelma Rivers, an alumna of the Wingate School, in honor of the Rivers family.
The library maintains a collection to support the learning experiences of the students and the teaching and research activities of the faculty and staff of Wingate University. Ethel K. Smith Library includes individual study carrels in the Quiet Room, several group study spaces, and general areas for individual or group work. Wireless LAN access and wet carrels are available in several areas of the facility, including the Ethel K. Cafe coffee shop. The building also includes an electronic instruction lab equipped with computers for interactive teaching.
The Efird Memorial Library, which served as the first freestanding library on campus, houses the Wingate Archives and the Charles A. Cannon Collection of personal papers from the noted business industrialist and school benefactor. Within the Archives, the Wingate collection represents the many changes to the institution as a school, a junior college, a college and now as a university, while other special collections contain historical documentation and memorabilia.
Named in honor of the late Harry L. Dalton and the late J.E. Burnside and was completed in 1968. It includes the computer graphics, photography, and ceramics studios, as well as other art classrooms and studios. This building also houses foreign language classrooms and laboratories.
Completed in 1991 and named in honor of the Late Roy and Vera Stegall. Designed as the centerpiece of a growing campus, the Stegall Administration Building is surrounded by a landscaped plaza and a small lake. The building is the administrative center of the University, with the offices of the President, Academic Affairs, Admissions, Business Affairs, Computer Center, Financial Planning and Registrar under one roof.
Dedicated in April of 1977, the DPC is home to the administrative offices of Student Life (Dean of Students, Student Ministries, Residence Life, Campus Recreation, Counseling, Student Success, Greek Life, Activities, Service, Orientation, Multicultural Affairs, First Year Engagement and Student Government). There are meeting rooms, the campus post office, WUFlix video checkout and a fitness center.
Charles A. Cannon Hall, erected in 1969-70, contains approximately 30,000 square feet of classroom space dedicated to the Porter B. Byrum School of Business and the Department of Communication. The building honors the University’s most generous benefactor, the late Charles Albert Cannon.
The complex opened in 1986 and contains the Cuddy Arena, a 2,500-seat basketball arena, an Olympic-size swimming pool, racquetball courts, a physical fitness laboratory, classrooms and offices for the Athletic Department and the School of Sport Sciences.