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Union Renovation Timeline


Early Fall Semester 2021

  • Exterior concrete repair to Union façade
  • Prepare for new generator in Pangaea Mall

Late Fall Semester 2021

  • Column footing reinforcement in Gasthaus and northeast exterior stairs

Winterim 2021-2022

  • Reinforce building columns on all building levels to support new mechanical and HVAC penthouse on roof
  • Construction begins in lower level of previous bookstore to become the future home of Centers for Advocacy and Student Engagement (CASE)
    • Inclusive Excellence Center (IEC)
    • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans Resource Center (LGBTRC)
    • Military and Veteran’s Resource Center (MAVRC)
    • Women’s Resources Center (WRC).
  • Student Organization offices and storage areas on 3rd floor emptied

Early Spring Semester 2022

  • Ongoing construction of lower level of previous bookstore for CASE

Late Spring Semester 2022

  • Full office closures of
    • Student Involvement
    • Union Cinema
    • Union Art Gallery
    • Studio Arts and Crafts Centre

Summer 2022

  • Commencement May 22nd
  • Full building closure on May 23rd
  • PantherCard office temporarily relocated

Start of Fall Semester 2022

  • Union re-opens
  • New locations for:
    • Centers for Advocacy and Student Engagement (CASE)
    • Center for Community-Based Learning, Leadership & Research (CBBLR)
    • University Legal Clinic
    • Neighborhood Housing Office
    • PantherCard office
  • Closed: Union Terrace, Union Station, Union Art Gallery, 8th Note Coffeehouse

Mid-late Fall Semester 2022

  • All remaining areas re-open

January 2023

  • Renovated Union fully open