Campus Construction

Goergen Hall

On Thursday,  July 3, from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Goergen Hall  elevators will be out of service, one at a time, for maintenance.

Contact Shawn Casey at 755-2841 or Chris Harvey at 703-6502 with any questions.

Meliora Hall

From Monday, May 19, through Wednesday, Aug. 20, a window replacement project on the Meliora Hall third floor plaza level offices under the canopy will take place.
• The entire canopy will be contained within the plywood walls as the project work zone. The bike racks will be moved to the other side of Meliora Plaza facing Harkness Hall.
• The sidewalk from Library Road to Meliora plaza will be used by the contractor to access the work zone and will be contained in chain link fence.
• The main door entrances to the third floor will remain open until the last phase of the project; after July 1 each entrance will intermittently be closed at different times for the renovation work. One entrance will always be open for entry and emergency egress will be maintained throughout the entire project.
• There will be loud noise during the entire project.
• The ramp to Meliora Plaza and the Meliora Parking lot will remain open at all times.

Contact Christina Goodermote at 732-3640 with any questions or concerns.

Morey Hall

The third floor of Morey Hall is being renovated this summer to re-create the original lobby (pictured below). The third floor of Morey Hall is closed to the University community starting Thursday, May 22. Access into the building will be available through the tunnel system or through Rettner Hall. The elevator will be available but will not stop on the third floor.n All emergency exit patterns will be maintained during the project.

Direct questions to Mike Otto at 275-4892.


Strong Auditorium

Beginning Monday, July 7, and continuing through Friday, Aug. 22, the windows in Strong Auditorium will be replaced. The building remains closed for the summer. The exterior perimeter of the entire building will be used for lift access during installation. The area of roadway between Todd Union and Strong Auditorium will have truckload deliveries daily; use caution or avoid the area if possible.


Contact Christina Goodermote at 732-3640 with questions or comments.


Rush Rhees Library

A roofing project will take place at Rush Rhees Library from May 27 to Aug. 19.

Beginning July 7, the final flood coat and new gravel installation will begin on all roof levels.  There are sometimes strong odors associated with the work on very hot and humid days, which will especially effect offices within the courtyard area of the building.  The process will also be very loud.

For questions, contact Christina Goodermote at 732-3640.


Wilson Boulevard

The sidewalk closest to the athletic fields will be closed from July 9 to Sept. 19 for the construction of a new brick fence along Wilson Boulevard. Pedestrians will be directed to use the sidewalk across Wilson Boulevard.

Call Jon Hogrefe at 704-1097 with any questions.



Wallis Hall

From July 7 to 31, construction will take place at the main entrance to Wallis Hall. The work involves installing new granite steps, cleaning existing granite steps, installing new brick pavers, removing and replacing a concrete landing, installing new handrail, and installing new exterior lights near the sidewalk.  Some demolition and excavation work will be required.

During the work, the main entrance will be closed and enclosed with chain link fencing.  A portion of sidewalk in front of Wallis Hall may be closed while work is taking place.  Pedestrian traffic will be relocated to nearby crosswalks as required during these times.  The noisiest and most disruptive work is generally planned to occur between 6 and 9 a.m. or on weekends.

Contact Jonathan McCann at 353-0069 with any questions.





Gavett Hall

On Monday, May 19, work began on the renovation of Gavett 202 classroom.  A dumpster is  placed adjacent to the building; noise and dust will be created that is internal to the building. The corridor in Gavett on the second floor will remain open.

Call Jennifer Baldwin at 794-8163 with any questions.


Hutchison Hall

A roofing project will take place at Hutchison Hall from May 27 to Aug. 19.

The roof tear-off of the nailed insulation and plywood board begins July 7. The material will be sheared off mechanically and it will create extreme noise during this time.

Contact Christina Goodermote at 732-3640 with any questions.