University of Connecticut University of UC Title Fallback Connecticut

Academic Renovation and Capital Projects

Current Projects

Upcoming Projects 

Completed Projects

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Current Projects

 
Ceiling and Lighting Upgrades

 

Project description: Improvements will be made to existing ceiling and lighting structures in common areas throughout the Music and Drama buildings.

Important dates

May-September 2017: Ceiling and lighting upgrades made on an ongoing basis.

Fine Arts Parking

Project description: Construction of the Fine Arts Production Facility will begin in July/August 2017. As a result, Parking Services has made special accommodations to help ease parking challenges over the next academic year.

Important dates

April 28, 2017: Area 1 – Fine Arts premium parking permits applications due
July 2017: Construction begins and parking changes occur
2017 and 2018 academic years: Area 1 – Fine Arts premium permit parking in use

Studio / Mobius Project description: Installation of new flooring, theater seating, painting

 

Important dates

December 2017: To be completed

 Music Library Project description:Fine Arts project-Ground level – Fine Arts Resource center, 1rst level – Fine Arts Learning/Study center, 2nd level – Deans Office suite

 

Important dates

March 2018: To be completed

 

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Upcoming Projects

 

Resource Center

 

Project description: The space formerly know as the Music & Dramatic Arts Library then the Resource Center will undergo a renovation to increase common/study space for students and to improve archive storage. In addition, the Dean’s Office suite will be relocated from the Art building to this space.

 


Important dates

July 2017: Renovations begin on Music Library
Summer-Fall 2017: Music Library considered an active construction site
May 2018: Dean’s Office suite moves to new location

Production Facility

Project description: A new production facility will be constructed behind the Nafe Katter Theatre to connect the existing Arts and Drama/Music buildings. Upon completion, the facility will provide students and faculty with needed space to prepare productions.


Important dates

August 2017: Construction begins on new production facility
September 2017-October 2017: Production facility under construction, impacting Fine Arts parking
December 2018: Construction complete and production facility available for use

 Facade Replacements  Project description: The facades of the Music/Drama and Music buildings will be replaced. The new facade will include digital signage and an updated entrance.


Important dates

May 2018: Changes to the facade begin
September 2018: New facade is complete

 Art Building Roof Improvements

Project description: The existing Art Building roof will be updated to improve both its appearance and functionality. The existing solar panels are not fully functional and this project will address this.


Important dates

Summer 2018: Changes to the roof begin

 Drama and Music Stairwell Improvements

Project description: Stairwells in the Drama and Music buildings will be updated to address wear and tear from heavy foot traffic.

Important dates

Summer 2017: Stairwell improvements begin

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Completed Projects

 

von der Mehden Recital Hall

Stage extension, re-carpeting, new seating in lobby
UCMB Practice Field

 

Project descriptionObservatory deck, loading dock and storage container unit

November 2017: Anticipated Completion

Jorgensen Jorgensen
Project description: Replacement of Jorgensen lobby doorOctober 2017: Completed
Art Ceramic Studio Art Ceramic Studio
Project description: Installation of exhaust, make-up air unit and duct work/steam coils.Summer 2017: Completed