O'Brien Hall self-guided tour

Starting with an open, welcoming atrium - the Wintrust Gallery - O’Brien Hall features
collaborative classrooms, labs and study spaces, as well as a host of signature spaces.


Swift Student Center: Room 111

  • A centralized space for student services, success initiatives and advising, international business programming and the college’s Business Career Center.
  • These occupants boast excellent customer service, strong internship and full-time placement numbers, and strong relationships with global partners for outstanding student experiences.

Brew at O'Brien Cafe: Room 133

  • A great space for working, collaboration and student meal swipes.
  • Walk through and notice the green tile reminiscent of those in McCormick Hall, and the reclaimed wood from trees outside this treasured residence hall.

Baird Applied Investment Management Lab: Room 101

  • Hands-on space for students accepted into the Applied Investment Management (AIM) program (concentration within the Finance major) to gain financial analysis experience. Active since 2005, students in the program learn how to actively manage an equity and fixed-income portfolio.
  • The AIM program was the first undergraduate business program selected as Program Partner of the CFA Institute, the global association that offers the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) exam.

Classroom / Large Event Space: Room 150A/B

  • Flexible and convertible space for large classes and business-focused events including networking, speakers and conferences for the Marquette community and beyond.

TIP: Take the Rhona Vogel Stairwell between the first and second floors.


Deloitte Foundation Innovation Lab & Pitch Pit: Room 209

  • Multi-use space for gathering and presenting to small-to-medium sized groups.
  • Designed to simulate a real-world experience for in-person and globally connected presentations to faculty or partner companies and organizations.

Zurn Elkay Dean's Suite: Room 215

Office area for Acting James H. Keyes Dean Tim Hanley and other key members of the college leadership team.

Study spaces throughout the building

Note the unique study spaces, open floor plan and reservable conference rooms to connect students, faculty and staff and the community.

TIP: Use the east or west stairwells, or take the elevators on the west side of the building to all four floors.


Large Classroom: Room 305

  • 82-seat tiered classroom with technology to allow for a hybrid class experience when necessary.
  • Typical courses that might use this space: first year foundational and sophomore-junior year introductory business courses.

Perry & Sheila Vieth Centers of Excellence Suite and Classroom: 328-324

  • Home to Marquette Business’ specialty programs and centers, including nationally-ranked programs in real estate, supply chain management, and professional selling.
  • Work and collaboration space to bring college-specific specialized programs together for creativity within and across programs.
  • Flexible classroom use for interdisciplinary business courses and events.


Fotsch Family Innovation Room: 417

Multi-purpose classroom serving the Opus College of Engineering's award-winning Excellence in Leadership (ELead) development program for undergraduate students across disciplines at Marquette overlooking Wisconsin Avenue with views of downtown to the east.

Roffler Family Executive Education Suite: Room 415

  • Serving the Graduate School of Management, Executive Education programming, and the five department chairs of the College of Business Administration to spark creative collaboration.
  • Home to nationally ranked part-time MBA and EMBA programs, the Graduate School of Management features 10 graduate business pathways in addition to Accelerated Degree Programs for undergraduate students.
  • In the Graduate School of Management, the executive MBA program is ranked 17th (2023); the part-time MBA program is ranked 63rd (2023); the Finance program was ranked 15th (2023); and the Supply Chain Management program was ranked 22nd (2023).

Behavioral Lab Classroom: Room 403

The Behavioral Lab combines the ability to host classes throughout the year with research technology resources for departments across campus.

TIP: Check out the amazing southern view from the southwest study area and view of the Alumni
Memorial Union on the east!

We hope you enjoyed this tour, please stop by the Welcome Desk in the atrium lobby if you have any further questions.