Morgan State University Calvin & Tina Tyler Hall - Student Services Building

Baltimore, Maryland

Architect: GWWO
Est. Completion: 12/2020

This vibrant new 140,000 GSF facility is located on a prominent corner of the campus and houses student support functions including a career development center, center for academic achievement, student success and retention offices, admissions and recruitment, community services program, enrollment management services, financial aid and work study services, records and registration, a transfer center, campus data center and other student services.  The building encompasses a visitor reception and information area, offices, meeting and conference rooms, training rooms, lounge facilities, building support facilities, vending and support areas.  Design incorporated technology assisted instruction capabilities such as wired and wireless networks, video recording, and internal and external video conferencing, and provide inviting purposeful spaces that enhance community engagement in learning.  Electrical design included medium voltage electrical service to the building; distribution systems for lighting and power; emergency power systems for life safety and for a mission critical data center; and energy metering & monitoring systems, including expansion of the existing campus-wide Schneider metering system. LEED Silver certification is pending.