A comprehensive renovation and expansion of this existing 171,000 GSF student services building included the addition of 85,000 sf in order to meet current and future needs and create a spacious and open setting for student events, groups, dining and more for the campus community. University Union serves as the campus hub for cocurricular activities, a multitude of student services, and educational, cultural and social programs for students and the entire academic community. New and renewed spaces include a 300-seat auditorium/ movie theatre, a food market with seven food venues, a relocated and expanded Career Center, a 15,000 sf ballroom, and doubled space for student activities and organizations. Phased construction includes: Phase 1 – new addition with the open food market and new main entrance to open in Fall 2020; Phase 2 – renovation of the existing Union building to open in Fall 2021. WFT provided plumbing, fire protection, fire alarm design, life safety code analysis, and construction administration services.
Size: 251,000 GSF
Cost: $80 Million