Adjacent to St. Joseph River the campus of the University is located in a beautiful village where students can get a real taste of the local heritage. Officially declared as an arboretum, the gigantic 1600 acres campus is full of diverse species of plants and awe striking landscape designs enhancing the experiential quality of the outdoors. Inculcating 27 instructional buildings, the University houses the Howard Performing Arts Center, an airpark, four single-sex residence halls and four apartment complexes. Furthermore, the college offers facilities like housing, spiritual life, dinning, involvement and activities, health and safety and sports and recreations. The village is filled with natural springs and beautiful landscapes where students can go for a walk or hike and enjoy peace amidst the nature.