Class Lab Renovation Phase VI

August 2020


The Facilities Department has taken on a multi-phase renovation project to update laboratory and classroom spaces throughout campus. The sixth phase of the project concentrates on laboratory and laboratory support spaces in the Biology and Chemistry buildings.
The project updates existing spaces in place with minimal programmatic revisions.


The overall project includes the following modifications:

Biology Building:
  • BI 024-25 – Convert existing laboratory space into a shared equipment core lab.
  • BI 048-55 – Convert existing small format laboratories into a combined class laboratory.
  • BI 248-250 – Convert existing conference space into a lecture classroom
  • BI 252 - Refurbish existing class laboratory
  • BI 254 – Refurbish existing laboratory preparation room
  • BI 256 – Refurbish existing class laboratory
  • BI 311-316 – Refurbish existing research laboratory.
  • BI 344 – Refurbish existing research laboratory space.
  • Upgrade the building exhaust system for the north half of the building
  • CH-230 – Refurbish existing class laboratory
Earth Science:
  • ES 232 – Convert existing classroom into a computer lab
  • ES 328 – Convert existing conference space into a classroom
Lecture Center:
  • LC 21 – Refurbish existing lecture center
  • LC 23 – Refurbish existing lecture center
Life Sciences:
  • LS 2095 – Convert existing auditorium in to a lecture space

The work in each space includes, updated architectural finishes, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems, and classroom technology.

Project Timeline:

Construction Start: - May 2019
Construction Completion: - August 2020

Project Progress as of August 2020:

Design was completed for the larger project in January 2019. AOW Associates, Inc. (Albany NY) was selected as the contractor for this project. Work is complete in all spaces is substantially complete and will be turned over for University use for Fall Semester 2020.

Questions \ Comments \ Contact:

For general questions regarding project schedule and scope please contract Jay Minkler at [email protected]

Project Photos \ Renderings:
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