McLeod Tyler Wellness Center

College of William & Mary

Williamsburg, VA

Student Life Higher Education


The McLeod Tyler Wellness Center houses the Office of Health Promotion, Counseling Center, Campus Recreation’s Wellness programming and the Center for Mindfulness and Authentic Excellence. The goal of this facility is to inspire students to take accountability for their health by actively seeking activities and methods that invigorate the mind and body. The McLeod Tyler Wellness Center will impact the student-life experience by providing the resources necessary for students to establish a foundation of life-long wholesome living.

The Wellness Center is a safe, inviting and modern addition to a campus traditionally influenced by Georgian architecture. Our design incorporates brick and natural stone to complement its neighboring buildings and pay homage to the college’s roots. The facility resides in nature and is accompanied by a naturally flowing stream of water. Warm light floods into the space byway of expansive glazing and sections of curtainwall that provide a contemporary finish and peak into indoor activities.

Building Facts

  • 23,000 GSF
  • Health clinic
  • Counseling center
  • Recreational & wellness areas
  • Health promotions space

More and more colleges and universities are realizing they need improved health and wellness facilities that better address today’s students’ health concerns. More

The design concept incorporates a glass box to create a gem in the woods, whose wallpaper is the landscape itself.

Robert McClure Robert McClure, AIA, NCARB Innovation & Strategy Design Principal