Campus Life

Facilities & Grounds

Facilities & Grounds

Our scenic sixty-acre campus located in the heart of Towson, Md. is a sight of beauty and tranquility. The seamless mixture of tradition and innovation creates an unrivaled learning environment for our students. Just ask anyone who has visited our campus. Still not convinced? Then come visit us and see for yourself. In the meantime, check out a full list of our facilities below.

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  • Wheeler Hall

    Wheeler Hall, constructed in 1933, was the first academic building on the Blakefield campus. Named after Father Ferdinand Wheeler, S.J., it houses the Mary Creaghan Library, the Science Department, Modern and Classical Languages and the English Department. The recreational lounge in the basement, today known as the Father Lloyd George, S.J. Lounge, was refurbished in 2011 and is home to many Blakefield events year round.
  • Burk Hall

    Built in 1996, Burk Hall houses the offices of Principal, Assistant Principals, Guidance and Counseling and the departments of Religious Studies, Art, History, Mathematics and Computer Science.
  • Sheridan Hall

    Named in honor of the Reverend John Sheridan, S.J., Sheridan Hall is the home to our sixth, seventh and eighth grades. Originally known as St. Mary’s Hall, Sheridan underwent renovations in 1996 and 1997 when Fine Arts moved to Burk Hall.
  • Knott Hall

    One of the newest additions to the Blakefield campus is Knott Hall. Constructed in 2002, it houses our aquatic center, locker and training rooms, coaching offices, our wrestling and fitness centers and field house. The student commons features a spacious dining hall, student and alumni lounges, hall of alumni, conference and classroom facilities, bookstore and offices for Ignatian Service, Camps Ministry, Admissions, Athletics and the Dean of Students. This building is the center of campus life for Dons current, past and future.
  • Chapel of our Lady of Montserrat

    The Chapel of our Lady of Montserrat joins Burk and Wheeler Hall together and seats up to 250 persons. The chapel is used for daily mass throughout the school year, as well as other events such as 8th grade graduation. During the school day, the chapel is open to students for prayer and reflection.
  • Xavier Hall

    Located in the middle of the campus, the Xavier Hall mansion was once home to the Jesuit community on campus. It currently houses the offices of the President, Development, Marketing and Finance. Blake Parlor, home to many meetings and gatherings, and a small chapel are located on the first floor. Located directly across from Xavier Hall is the Statue of St. Ignatius offering his sword to the blessed Mother at Montserrat. This statue was erected in honor of alumni killed in action during World Wars I and II.
  • Hargaden Field

    Adjacent to Knott Hall is the famed Hargaden Field, named in honor of long time coach and staff member Edward Hargaden. During the summer of 2012, Hargaden Field was fitted with turf and during the summer of 2013 the tower that overlooks the field was moved and a concession stand and picnic zone were put in on the north side of the field. The renovations were part of the very successful Hargaden Field Project campaign.
  • The Hollow

    The Hollow is a natural outdoor amphitheater bordered by evergreen and dogwood trees located between Burk and Xavier Halls. This expanse is the location of several events including the Mass of the Holy Spirit in the fall and graduation in the spring. On a nice day during the school year, you will find students playing games or studying in the Hollow.
500 Chestnut Ave. Towson, MD 21204
(410) 823-0601