Construction Update

Frost Arena has new air handlers and updated electrical switch gear and the building will be getting a partial new roof.

Yeager Hall, Meadows North and South and the East Headhouse received new roofs.

The Communications Building, originally built in 1936 saw completions to the renovation started in the spring and was repainted.

The Architecture, Math and Engineering building is about 70 percent complete and will be completed in the spring, with the departments moving in May 2015.

Administration Lane has been removed and grass is going in where the road used to be.

All residence halls have been retrofitted with permanent air conditioning units with the exception of Brown Hall. Temporary units have been installed in Brown Hall, as the building will see renovations beginning May 2015.

Construction of a new heating and chiller plant began on the northwest corner of campus.

The Central Heating Plant on campus received new 35-and-65-ton-energy efficient boilers as well as a 550 ton energy efficient chiller. The plant runs on dual gas and oil fuel.

The basement of Crothers Engineering hall is receiving ongoing updates to accommodate the Civil Engineering department.

A simulation classroom will be developed for the nursing program in Wagner Hall.

DePuy Military Hall was repainted, and when the Architecture department moves into their new building in May, a proper drill floor will be installed.

A perimeter fence was constructed around McCrory Gardens.

Landscaping projects to improve the aesthetic of campus are ongoing.

Construction to look for:

The soffit materials that collapsed from the overhang of the Wellness Center in the spring of 2014 will be replaced.

The cow/calf unit construction will begin this fall.

Three classrooms – One in Winona hall and two in Yeager will see updates this semester as part of the ongoing Classroom Modernization project.

Planning and design of a new Greenhouse are in the works, and construction will begin spring 2015.

The Foundation is working on the development of an Alumni Green as well as a new University House. Harvey Dunn between Medary and 9th Street will eventually be closed, with the Sorenson Center and Tompkins Alumni Center knocked down. The Clock Tower will remain and Woodbine Cottage will be repurposed.