Residence Hall Construction & Renovations

Residence Hall Updates & Renovations

In 2013, the university developed a seven year strategy to update and renovate its residential facilities to continue to provide residence halls that help support the academic experience  The type and scope of renovations will vary based upon the building, taking into account feedback from campus residents, current building conditions, system upgrades that may be necessary and availability of funding.  The university kicked-off this cycle in summer of 2014.  Buildings that were updated since this cycle began include:

2014: International House and The Dakota
2015: Building JJ, Mitchell Hall, and Strong Hall
2016: 2109 F St., Thurston Furniture, Madison Furniture, JBKO Floors
2017 Buildings under consideration: JBKO, FSK, Guthridge, Mark Shenkman, & Fulbright Halls. Final decision about which halls will be renovated will be made during the Spring semester.
We believe that this strategy for building upgrades will assist us in further enhancing the overall residential experience for our students.

These cyclical upgrades are in addition to processes the university already has in place for the ongoing preventative maintenance and repair of its residence halls, response to maintenance request through FixIt, and move-in and move-out inspections to create accountability for the proper care of residential facilities by students.

A small construction project is anticipated for South Hall during the Fall 2016 and potential Spring 2017 Semesters. While this work is not anticipated to be exceptionally noisy there will be phases and brief periods of time where it is more noticeable. Updates will be shared with residents in advance of this work.