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Veterinary Medical Center – alterations to room E100 and corridor

Project phase: Archived

Project background

  • Instructional space in the Veterinary Medical Center (VMC) is over 50 years old and is considered a core instructional space.
  • The E100 lecture hall seats 522 students and provides instructional space for a wide range of disciplines, servring thousands of students each day.
  • The last major investment in this space occurred in the 1990's.
  • Renewed investment in this instructional resource is necessary to provide facilities and technology that enhance teaching and learning and contribute to student success

Project details

  • Renewed investment in these instructional resources is necessary to provide the facilities and technology that support our teaching and learning and contribute to the success of our students.
  • Comprehensive renovation will create high-impact educational environments that:
    • Engage students in active learning
    • Provide opportunities for research and leadership in instructional methods
    • Foster innovation through technology rich environments

Project scope

  • Comprehensive renovation of lecture hall E100 to include: new ceilings, lighting, flooring, paint, marker boards, technology and furniture
  • Renovation of adjacent corridor to provide student seating, collaboration space, and informal learning opportunities which will include: new ceiling, lighting, paint, electrical and furniture
  • Addition of a single-use, gender-neutral restroom; and quiet study/testing space


  • Increased construction traffic in and out of the west side of the building
  • Noise and dust typical with a demolition project


  • Construction start: May 8
  • Project completion: Aug. 16

Project budget

  • $1,500,000 which includes a $150,000 contingency.
  • This project will be funded by the facility reserve and teaching and learning environment funds.

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