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September Construction Update

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff:

This month was an especially exciting time for Syracuse University, with the campus celebration of the Barnes Center at The Arch. I hope students are enjoying this new complex of health and wellness, and that the entire campus community takes advantage of such a wonderful facility. Into the fall, we continue with many other projects that are helping shape the future of the University.

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August Construction Update

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff:

Welcome to our new and returning students! I hope everyone has a great start to the new academic year. As you make your way around campus, you will see many enhancements to the University’s physical campus, including the nearly complete Barnes Center at The Arch. This state-of-the-art complex is a hub for student wellness, featuring services that promote health and well-being in an accessible, central campus location. It’s a tremendous asset for the entire campus community. To celebrate the new facility, the University will hold a grand opening event Sept. 13 with guided tours.

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July Construction Update

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff:

With students arriving on campus in a month, we are making substantial progress on the many construction projects at the University. Our crews are working hard to ensure we meet deadlines on residence hall renovations and academic building updates so the start of the academic year will be a seamless transition for our new and returning students. We are especially looking forward to the opening of the Barnes Center at The Arch and having students experience the wonderful new facilities and programs offered at the state-of-the-art health and wellness complex. It will be an exceptional space for students and the entire campus community to enjoy.

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June Construction Update

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff:

Summer construction is in full swing on campus. Thank you for your patience as the numerous work crews and contractors make significant progress and improvements to our campus, which are enhancing the student experience in many ways. Campus Planning, Design and Construction (CPDC) coordinates the various projects and ensures they are on schedule, with the least amount of disruption to the campus community, especially with the upcoming start of the academic year. Continue Reading

May Construction Update

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff:

Congratulations to our 2019 graduates! It was another wonderful Commencement—a proud moment for our students, their families and friends, and our entire campus community. We hope it was a productive academic year for everyone. As we move into the summer months, the Office of Campus Planning, Design and Construction (CPDC) has started new projects to improve the student experience and our academic facilities, and continues on many more that have been ongoing. Continue Reading

April Construction Update

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff:

As the end of the semester approaches, we hope you had a great academic year, and congratulations to our graduating students. In the Office of Campus Planning, Design and Construction (CPDC), we are gearing up for summer renovation work, as we continue our efforts on major projects across campus. We have over 80 capital projects planned for this summer and intend to invest $45 million in University facilities. We hope our returning students are looking forward to the many changes, including the Barnes Center at The Arch project, that will be completed by their return in the fall.

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March Construction Update

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff:

With the weather continuing to improve, we have added more projects to our list of campus construction and building improvements. The teams within the Office of Campus Planning, Design and Construction (CPDC) are also busy planning and preparing for work to be done beginning this summer, including the extensive renovations at the Schine Student Center, which will start right after Commencement.

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February Construction Update

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff:

As we continue to work on large construction projects during these winter months, we’re planning for some exciting work to begin after Commencement. In May, renovations to the Schine Student Center will start, and the first phase of student room renovations at DellPlain Hall and the final phase of student room renovations at Day Hall will begin. Continue Reading

January Construction Update

Welcome back to the start of a new semester. I hope you had a restful break and are off to a great start. The teams within the Office of Campus Planning, Design and Construction (CPDC) were busy with projects over the break, and new projects are beginning as we plan out this new year.

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December Construction Update

With the semester coming to a close, I want to wish everyone a restful break and a happy new year. This will be the final campus construction update for 2018. Our efforts within the Office of Campus Planning, Design and Construction (CPDC) will continue over the break, including on the National Veterans Resource Center, the Arch, Bird Library Suite 550, Center for Undergraduate Research in Bird Library, an accessible bathroom in the Physics Building and all-gender restrooms in the Shaffer Art Building and Crouse College, among several other projects. We will also see longer term projects starting to take greater shape in the new year.

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