The university is centrally located in Southern Lebanon along the coastal highway. Such a location is easily accessible to commuting students as well as to the general public. SLU University is to be a physical presence within the beautiful landscape of orchards and farms. The site overlooks the highway, and slopes up towards the mountains further east. This project seeks to create an academic environment. Integral yet separate from the hospital and recreational facilities to create a strong sense of presence from the start is of importance of the project is to be built in phases of use.