Welcome to the Jordan College of the Arts!
Jordan College Student Basics: This isn't going to cover
everything you may have questions about, but it's a start.
Feel free to ask your department secretary about anything not
We're glad to have you at Jordan College - Good luck
BUILDING HOURS: Lilly Hall is open daily from 7 a.m. to 11
p.m. At 11 p.m., the building will switch to keycard access
until 7 a.m.. You will be able to use your student
identification card to enter the building. Please to not
block open doors to allow access for other students. Interior
rooms must be reserved by utilizing the campus space request form
online. Any student caught accessing rooms they have not
scheduled or otherwise defacing the building will have their late
night access revoked. Staff office hours are from 8:30
a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Faculty office
hours are posted outside of their door.
CALENDAR OF EVENTS: The Jordan College Facilities and
Events Manager creates a monthly calendar of all Jordan College
events and updates the University web calendar; information about
performances should be provided as soon as
possible. When you schedule an event using the online campus request
form, the Facilities and Events Manager will send you an email
link requesting more information. Please respond
promptly or your event will not be added to the Jordan
DANCE STUDIOS/THEATRE SPACES: Use of dance studios is
restricted to dance majors and use of theatre space is restricted
to theatre students. Please request these spaces
utilizing the online campus request form and after receiving
confirmation, check out a key from the proper department
EMERGENCY: If you are on campus and need emergency
assistance, call the University Police Emergency Number, 911.
There are 'blue' emergency phones located outside the west
& east sides of Lilly Hall, as well as in the practice
room area on the second floor.
ILLNESS: In the event of an illness or emergency, call
directly to the JCA professor whose class you'll miss or contact
the main office at 940-9231 (firstname.lastname@example.org) to
leave a message. Contacting the main office does NOT
constitute an excused absence.
INSTRUMENT RENTAL: University owned instruments may be
rented by contacting and making arrangements with Pam French at
940-9638 or email@example.com.
- Large instrument lockers may be checked out from the Instrument
Room, LH198, during posted hours.
- Hallway lockers may be checked out from the Lilly Hall
receptionist in the Main Office.
- Dance dressing room lockers may be checked out from the dance
secretary in LH50.
- Jordan College issued locks MUST be used on the lockers.
- The University is NOT responsible for personal instruments
and/or property stolen from lockers. You are strongly encouraged to
privately insure your personal property.
LOST AND FOUND: Items found in Lilly Hall should be turned
in to the JCA Main Office. If you're looking for a lost item,
check with the Main Office, the department secretaries and with
PRACTICE ROOM KEYS: If you are a piano major or organ
student and need keys to the locked piano and organ rooms, see the
music secretary in room LH229.
PUBLIC PHONES: A phone for on-campus only calls is located
in the west lobby.
REHEARSAL SPACE/RECITALS:The online campus space
request form allows you to see what rooms are available for
rehearsals and/or performances. All online requests for
Lilly Hall and the Eidson-Duckwall Recital Hall are expedited
through the Jordan College Facilities Manager. Music
student recitals are presented in the Eidson-Duckwall Recital Hall;
it is strongly advised that you schedule recital dates well in
advance due to the high use of the space. When you
receive confirmation for your rehearsal/event/recital, you will be
sent additional instructions. See your Applied Music
teacher for additional information. All events for
student organizations must go through The Programs for Leadership
and Service Education (PuLSE) office. Any student caught
utilizing Lilly Hall/Recital Hall space for a student organization
without going through the PuLSE office will have their online
scheduling privileges revoked.
SECURITY: If you need to report suspicious activity or
need an escort, please contact the Butler University Police
Department at 940-9396.
SIGN POSTING: As we start a new year with many student
organizations and departments providing opportunities for
involvement, The Programs for Leadership and Service Education
(PuLSE) office would like to remind everyone of the posting
policies. All signs, flyers and other postings, with the
exception of departmental notices, must be approved and stamped by
the PuLSE office, located in Atherton Union, room 101. Flyers with
job opportunities must be approved by Internship and Career Service
located in Atherton Union, room 315. Notices and signs must
clearly state the official name of the sponsoring organization or
individual, and may be posted on bulletin boards ONLY. Signs
posted on departmental bulletin boards should be approved by the
appropriate academic department. Signs may not be posted on
interior and exterior walls, windows, doors, elevators, floors,
sidewalks, and on any wood or painted surfaces. Any signs posted on
these surfaces will be removed and organizations will be charged a
thirty-five dollar ($35) fine. Organizations or individuals posting
signs that cause damage will be assessed accordingly. Posting
in Residence Halls must be approved at the front desk of each
hall. Signs and posters not in accordance with the above
guidelines will be removed. For more information on the
posting policy, please see the Student Handbook, pages 69-70.
Contact the PuLSE office at 940-9262 with any questions.
SMOKING: Smoking is not allowed in or around
buildings occupied by University faculty, staff and students
including classrooms, laboratories, private offices, residence
halls, University apartments and common areas except in those
locations designated as smoking areas. The closest designated
smoking areas is at the east side of Lilly Hall, on the patio
between Clowes and Lilly.
THEFT: The University is not responsible for the theft of
personal items. If you note that university property is
unsecured, report it to the nearest secretary. If personal or
university property is stolen, please tell the nearest secretary,
AND make an official report to the University Police (ext. 9396).
You are strongly
encouraged to privately insure your personal property. Be
advised that home-owners insurance does not always cover musical
instruments; a separate policy may be required.
TICKET POLICY FOR JCA EVENTS: Check with the departmental
secretary for the area the performance is in for current student
rates and discounts.
VENDING MACHINES: Vending machines are located in the Lower
Level landing of the Clowes Pavilion (outside the Indianapolis
Children's Choir offices). If a vending machine eats your
money, contact Butler's purchasing department at x9000.