- Storage space and disc capacity were increased for digitization projects.
- Student study spaces in the Carlson Science and Engineering Library were renovated to support study groups, individual work, and chemistry and biology workshop meetings.
- More seating, computers, and whiteboards were added to the Physics, Optics, and Astronomy Library.
- Undergraduate students had access to The New York Times, USA Today and Democrat and Chronicle newspapers at no charge through the Student Readership program.
Bullet points highlight impact made in 2012