A new three-story residence hall is under construction on campus and is set to open in time for the 2019 Fall Semester, which begins Aug. 26.
The facility will house 152 students, both female and male, and have the following configuration: 25, four-bed single rooms; 11, four-bed double rooms; three, two-bed ADA double rooms; one, two-bed single rooms; and one room for the hall manager.
Each room will have a kitchenette area with a refrigerator, microwave oven and sink. Internet and television service also will be in each room.
There will be two lounge areas, one on the first floor and one on the second floor, and a convenience store also will be located on the first floor. Five study areas will be available throughout the facility. Laundry facilities and a community kitchen will be in the basement of the building.
4 Person Suite - Double Room
4 Person Suite - Single Room
ADA Suite - 2 Person
What: New building for Diesel Technology and Welding (60,000 sq. ft.).
Why: Create effective learning space for diesel programs and welding courses. Provide safe and healthy learning environment. Create capacity to meet industry demand and train students in emerging technologies. Allow these and other programs with space deficiencies to expand number of students enrolled.
Who: Diesel Technology-Truck; Diesel-Ag Equipment Service Technology; Welding (which supports 13 additional programs).
How much: The anticipated cost is $13.2 million.