University of Connecticut University of UC Title Fallback Connecticut

Facilities Updates

  • 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

  • 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.

    The new space will be named the Arts Atrium.


    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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