Veterinary Medical Center A-wing second floor locker room alterations

photo of veterinary medical center

Project Information


  • Construction


  • 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.


  • The project involves a comprehensive renovation of the student locker rooms, to include:
    • New plumbing
    • Drains and sanitary sewer
    • Limited HVAC modifications
    • New flooring
    • Wall and ceiling finishes
    • New double-stacked lockers
    • Flexible design layout to accommodate changes in gender parity over time including single occupant locker room and restrooms
    • Personal health space
    • ADA compliance  improvements


  • Construction start: April 2019
  • Ready for occupancy: September 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.

Construction Junction progress update

Capital project number

  • CP18080


Matt Postma
Project Manager (517) 353-9223