Harrington Academic Hall WTAMU Amarillo Center

WT in the Heart of Amarillo

West Texas A&M University has changed the landscape of Amarillo with the creation of a permanent location in the heart of the city. Opened in 2019, the new Buff stomping grounds are located in the Commerce Building at 8th Avenue and South Tyler Street, a central locale that allows for future expansion.

WT's presence will further efforts to revitalize and energize downtown Amarillo, while helping provide a highly-qualified workforce for area employers.

Take Classes in Amarillo

WT offers select upper-level and graduate classes in downtown Amarillo at Harrington Academic Hall. This facility is a great asset to WT as it provides classroom experience and services for students and the community in Amarillo.

Amarillo Center Tyler Street

The Center is home to the following:

  • Administration - Suite 316; 806.651.8200
  • America’s SBDC (Small Business Development Center) at WTAMU - Suite 105
  • Center for Learning Disabilities - Suite 332
  • Communication Disorders Undergraduate and Graduate Programs
  • Graduate Program in Educational Diagnostics and Graduate and Undergraduate Programs in Special Education - Suite 332
  • Graduate Program in School Psychology - Office 377
  • Graduate Program in Social Work - Suite 380
  • Instructional Technology Program -Office 360
  • Panhandle (AHEC) Area Health Education Center - Suite 370
  • School of Counseling and Licensed Professional Counseling - Suite 340
  • Speech and Hearing Clinic - Suite 120
  • TACHE (Texas Association of Chicanos in Higher Education) - Office 367
  • University Bookstore - Suite 102; 806.651.8222
  • University Police Department area - Office 192

Those who enjoy the face-to-face classroom experience will find Harrington Academic Hall to be the perfect option for building a résumé or completing a degree with less drive time. Search course offerings with this link, and choose the Term, then select "300 - Amarillo Center" as the Location.

Faculty offices are located on the 3rd floor. Classrooms are located in the basement.

Harrington Academic Hall WTAMU Amarillo Center

720 S. Tyler
Amarillo, TX 79101

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The large southwest parking lot along South Harrison and Southwest 8th Avenue at the Harrington Academic Hall WTAMU Amarillo Center will be closed starting Monday, March 1, 2021. The parking lot will be under construction March through August and will be closed during this time.

Temporary parking is available at the former Chase Bank ATM lot located at 700 South Harrison Street (area highlighted in green on the map). The parking lot directly west of the building has temporarily changed (area highlighted in yellow) to allow more parking spaces for students, faculty and staff. Both parking lots are available to all students, faculty and staff with a valid WTAMU Parking Permit. All spaces are based on a first-come, first-served basis.

The (M-F 8 am-5pm) 1-hour parking spaces along the street are still available. 

For non-University visitors, there are visitor spots located in the west lot attached ot the back of the building on Harrison Street. These spots will require a temporary parking pass. 

You MUST have a current parking permit or temporary parking pass to park in WTAMU lots. If you need a temporary parking pass, please visit the University Police Department office on the 1st floor in Suite 192.

See updated and approved parking area for Zone 33 and 34.

Parking map

Click the map for a larger version.