Rogers Hall is located on Landrum Drive (formerly Old Campus Road) across from Landrum Hall. Construction of the building began on October 22, 1973 and was scheduled for completion on March 25, 1975. The building was constructed by Cocharan Construction Co. and designed by Wright, James, and Wilkerson Architects. The building was to house the Chemistry, Philosophy, and Religion Departments.
The building is officially named William Barton Rogers Hall and was dedicated as such at Homecoming 1975. The building was accepted for beneficial occupancy on August 25, 1975 and the laboratories were set up.
A lecture hall was added to the building in January 1981 (construction lasted from 1979 to 1980) and was named William George Guy Lecture Hall. The lecture hall was formally dedicated on April 24, 1981. The Religion and Philosophy Departments moved out of Rogers Hall during 1980.
- University Archives Buildings File (2007). Rogers Hall. Earl Gregg Swem Library, The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia