Veterinary Medical Center - A-wing - alterations to second floor locker room
Project phase: Planning/Design
- The College of Veterinary Medicine has been working to identify and address a number of facility-related improvements prior to its upcoming accreditation in the fall of 2019.
- Accreditation standards for veterinary medicine have changed significantly since the last accreditation in 2012, including increased focus on compliance with bio-safety standards and addressing gender parity.
- The student locker rooms on the second floor of the A-wing of the Veterinary Medical Center serve up to 250 students.
- The locker rooms were originally constructed in 1966, with limited renovations to date, and are in need of significant upgrades.
- As planning begins, the project is anticipated to include a comprehensive renovation of the student locker rooms.
- The scope is anticipated to include:
- mechanical, electrical, and plumbing upgrades within the new space.
- new flooring, wall and ceiling finishes.
- new double stacked lockers.
- flexible design layout to accommodate changes in gender parity over time.
- new toilet rooms and shower facilities, including single occupant and accessible.
- personal health rooms.
- storage space for medical scrubs.
- Construction start: May 2019
- Ready for occupancy: August 2019
- $1,600,000 including a $160,000 contingency.
- The source of funds for the project is a combination of the general fund and College of Veterinary Medicine and/or debt financing with debt repayment from the sources noted.
- Matt Postma, project manager, (517) 353-9223, firstname.lastname@example.org