University begins construction of new female residence hall
Observer Staff Report | Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Construction began Dec. 10 on a new 68,000-square-foot women’s residence hall located east of Dunne Hall, the University announced in a Dec. 5 press release.
The hall, which has yet to be named, will be completed in August 2020 and will house about 225 undergraduate women, the release said. The dorm will feature a community chapel, a reading room, lounges, study spaces and kitchens on every floor. It will offer a range of different rooms, including singles, doubles and quads, as well as apartments for hall staff. Residents will have access to vending, fitness, laundry and storage facilities within the building.
Parking affected by the construction zone will be reassigned to the Fischer Faculty Staff Lot, according to the release.