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Projects Under Construction

With spring semester having come to a close and commencement fast approaching, we want to take a moment to make you aware of major construction that will occur on our campus this summer.

BUILDING CLOSURES
While there are no scheduled road closures, several buildings will go offline or partially offline over the coming months.

South Court will be closed for renovations from May through December. Work will include the installation of a new roof and new windows; updates to the HVAC, electrical, and fire protection systems; and upgrades to bathrooms and finishes throughout the building.

Booker Hall and Webb Tower will close from May 2017 to July 2018 while the building undergoes extensive renovations to include the addition of an elevator, updates to mechanical systems, and upgrades to interior finishes. Camp Concert Hall will be open during the school year and will be accessible from the Modlin Center and the side entrance facing Gray Court. The music department main office will relocate to Sarah Brunet Hall for the duration of the renovation.

Renovations to Puryear Hall will take place July through October. Second floor classrooms will move to the basement level, making all classrooms accessible and allowing the second floor University Communications suite to be expanded and reconfigured to house all University Communications staff members, currently located on multiple floors throughout the building. University Communications will move to Robins Stadium for the duration of the work.

OPENING SOON
We are pleased to let you know about the construction work that is nearing completion on several new or newly renovated spaces across campus.

The Modlin Center for the Arts will open the doors to a new addition in May. The new space includes an 1,800 sq. foot dance studio, a green room (living room/hangout area), dressing rooms, storage space, a 1,600 sq. foot acting/directing studio, and an elevator, providing easy access to the loading dock.

A new Idea Lab will open this summer in the Robins School of Business. The room -- with movable flexible furniture and a backlit whiteboard wall -- will serve as an entrepreneurial workspace that can accommodate individual and collaborative learning, as well as classroom needs.

Construction on Richmond Hall is wrapping up with the building scheduled to reopen in July. Work included upgrades to mechanical systems and interior finishes and the addition of an elevator, making the building completely accessible. CAPS will not return to Richmond Hall upon the building's opening; CAPS offices will remain in Sarah Brunet Hall.

OTHER PROJECTS OF NOTE
The 1300 and 1400 blocks of University Forest Apartments will undergo renovations from May through August. Work for each unit will include the addition of a first floor half bath, upgraded kitchen space, and refreshed interior finishes.

Gottwald Center for the Sciences will undergo renovations in localized areas across all floors of the building throughout the summer. Work will consist of the renovation of two teaching labs, a lab prep space, a physics office suite, and two classrooms; the creation of new spaces including a physics research lab, two offices, a library/quiet area, and a catering kitchen; and the addition of new collaborative furniture in the public areas of the atrium.

We are delighted to continue our ongoing efforts to enhance campus facilities and will continue to update the campus community as work advances or new construction events arise. We thank you for your patience with any inconveniences associated with our progress and will continue to provide you with construction updates.

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