College and Universities

A Lasting Legacy

Penn State University

Symbols of History and Pride

Campus landmarks such as bell or tower clocks and street clocks identify colleges and universities across the country. They are symbols of history and pride as well as activity centers for students and community members alike. As the focal point of the quad, or the sentinel leading the way to class, Verdin towers and clocks keep schedules while enhancing the beauty of the campus. They are legacies passed from one generation to another.


Create a Stunning Campus Landmark

Whether you’re considering a bell or clock tower for your campus, these stately and original projects provide a stunning campus landmark on university campuses. Bell and clock towers can be designed to integrate into the architecture unique to your campus. Bell and clocks towers can also be standard or customized to blend into their surroundings.


Campus Bell and Clock Towers

East Tennessee State University

The sound of Verdin bells can be heard on campuses from the venerable Ivy League schools to community colleges throughout America. In every case, Verdin bell towers and tower clocks signify the presence of a treasured campus landmark. "Meet me at the bell tower" becomes a commonly heard phrase shared by generation after generation. At many colleges and universities, the carillon bell tower has been presented as a class gift, an alumni group gift, or by an individual donor as a memorial.



Campus Post Clocks

Hood College, Frederick, MD

Verdin street clocks dot college campuses big and small. As the focal point of the quad or the sentinel leading the way to class, they help keep schedules while enhancing the beauty and character of the campus. Personalization is available to promote school colors or signify a sponsoring organization.



Over 400 Installations Across the Country

Verdin campus clocks, post clocks, and bell and chime towers are known throughout the country for their unique design, quality, and craftsmanship. Our college and university installations include:

  • Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
  • Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
  • University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana
  • The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
  • East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee
  • Texas University, Austin, Texas


Design Your Own » Post Clock


Add Canterbury site furnishings » to create a popular gathering place and focal point around your bell or clock tower.




In Their Own Words:


Four years after its completion, our alumni continue to contribute to the Tower Campaign and Endowment, as it provides an excellent opportunity by which to honor or memorialize a friend or loved one.”
— Susan Taft, Director of Alumni Relations, University of Rio Grande


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