Science and Applied Studies Building Renovations
The Science and Applied Studies Building will be renovated and another floor added starting in spring of 2016. The south side of the building will be demolished except for the exterior framework and new space will be constructed for Astronomy, Geology, Engineering, Landscape Technology, Physical Science, Physics, etc. (i.e. all of the sciences that could not be accommodated in the Bioscience Education Center. There will be a new and expanded Math Accounting Physics Engineering Learning (MAPEL) Center, a small office suite for science faculty, lounge spaces and two (2) new elevators.
Phase Zero is the term used to describe the consolidation of all occupants in the building on both floors of the north side. The estimated completion date for the second floor of Phase Zero is February 2016. In March 2016 (spring break) Counseling and other Student Services Offices will be moved from the first floor to the second floor.
Phase One construction is anticipated to begin spring 2016 with an estimated building opening date of spring 2018.
The walkway between the campus flagpoles and the main entrance to the High Technology Center has undergone some concrete repair work this summer resulting in a significant improvement in this area. The entire walkway is scheduled for replacement as part of the current Science and Applied Studies Building renovation and is expected to take place in FY18.
For the Facilities Master Plan see the Planning, Design and Construction website.