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Hege Academic Commons

Hege Academic Commons

The Hege Academic Commons is a symbol of Guilford's academic excellence and institutional distinctiveness in furthering innovation through collaboration. As a dynamic learning environment, it fosters a culture of scholarly exploration and experimentation, promotes creativity and innovation, and provides information and technology resources to advance Guilford's unique liberal arts experience.

Library and Learning Technologies

Collaborate, Create, Innovate

Library and Learning Technologies is the cornerstone of teaching, learning, research, and scholarship at Guilford College. It is a hub for student access to academic e-resources for research and technology tools, as well as faculty support for learning design. It also hosts a combination of both quiet and collaborative study spaces adjacent to key support services. For more information, contact

Students walk and chat in Hege Library.

Archive photo of a surveying class.
Quaker Archives

A nationally recognized research facility, the archives document the history of Quakerism and Guilford College through manuscripts and official records from the 1680s to present. For more information, contact

Sculptures on display in the Guilford College Art Gallery
Art Gallery

Through the Permanent Art Collection and exhibitions, the Art Gallery supports the academic endeavors of Guilford College by enhancing creativity, critical thinking, and visual literacy through art. For more information, contact

A group of students reviews documents in the Quaker and Special Collections.
Quaker and Special Collections

The Quaker and Special Collections provide access to primary sources and unique works for study, including artwork, artifacts, manuscripts, rare books, and specialized research collections, and opportunities for campus-based internships and innovative projects. For more information, contact

Guilford College students chat in class.
Accessibility Resource Center (ARC)

ARC supports learners with disabilities by offering accommodations, referrals, and support as students gain insight  into academic methods that work for them. For more information, contact or 336.316.2837

A student works on her laptop in Hege Library.
Learning and Writing Center

The Learning and Writing Center welcomes all learners, teaching them to be more effective and engaged scholars. For more information, contact Melissa Daniel, Director of the Learning and Writing Center, at 336.316.2200

Guilford College Honors students celebrate at Commencement 2017.
Honors Program

The Honors Program provides a community for students who have demonstrated and are committed to achieving academic excellence. For more information, contact Professor of English Heather Hayton at 336.316.2397

A Guilford Guide advises at student in Hege Library.

Career, Academic, and Personal Exploration (CAPE) is holistic academic and career advising for all students. For more information or to discover your CAPE adviser, contact or 336.316.2187.

Guilford College students pose as they study abroad in Italy.
Global and Off-Campus Initiatives (Study Abroad)

Guilford believes in the value of study abroad experiences during which an international location becomes a hands-on learning laboratory for deep academic and cultural exploration.

The completed collaboratory is shown, filled with tables, screens, and white boards.
Teaching, Learning, and Research Collaboratory

The Collaboratory is located on the second floor of the Hege Academic Commons and has two learning spaces, which can be used individually or combined to support innovations in active and collaborative learning design at the intersection of in-person and virtual learning.

Those who wish to apply to reserve the Collaboratory commit to supporting the goals and objectives aligned with fulfillment of the requirements of the Title III grant and the enduring principles of this experimental environment. This site also has links to the Collaboratory calendar and our current Collaboratory application form; so you may check the availability before you fill in the application.

You may contact William Kelly ( with questions.