Building Renovation

Phases 1 through 5 of the law school building renovation are now complete!  The goal of this project is to enhance functionality and accessibility throughout the building, while also improving spaces for our students. Be sure to check this page regularly to follow our progress.

Newly Renovated Spaces

  • School of Law - Library - Phase 2 (13)
  • School of Law - Library - Phase 2 (1)
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Frequently Asked Questions

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  • Why is the building undergoing a renovation?

    In order to accommodate much-needed HVAC and accessibility updates that the building required for health and safety reasons, the Law School building began an extensive renovation in January 2022. This disruption provides an opportunity to reconfigure the space to better meet the needs of our students.

  • How does this project benefit our students?

    Highlights of the project that will benefit our students include:

    • Providing excellent study space, including a brightly lit reading room with a variety of seating options.
    • Creating an open “town square” to serve as the community hub for the building, offering a space for students, faculty, and staff to relax and interact.
    • Relocating the clinic offices back into the law school building.
    • Upgrading the classroom and Moot Court spaces.
  • How will this project be funded?

    The University maintains a schedule for capital updates across campus, with funds reserved to cover needed renovations such as this one.

  • Where can I find faculty and staff who are dislocated by the construction?

    Faculty and staff whose offices are under construction may be temporarily relocated to a different space on campus. Current building and room numbers are listed on faculty profiles and staff profiles.

  • What is the renovation timeline?

    The following timeline is subject to change based on University plans.

    Phase 1 (Complete)

    • Dean’s Suite, Lounge, Dean’s Conference Room
    • Faculty Offices 222-229, 317, 318, 320, 321, 322
    • Staff Offices 203, 204A, 302, 303, 304
    • Career Development Office
    • Admissions Office
    • Atrium

    Phases 2 and 3 (Complete)

    • Library (not including the front part, e.g. circulation/computer lab)
    • Faculty Offices, Barnes Suite on Second Floor
    • Classroom 310 (formerly 300)

    Phase 4: Spring 2023 (Complete)

    • Remainder of Faculty Offices on First, Second, and Third Floors
    • Advancement Suite
    • Front of Library (circulation desk, computer lab)
    • Carle Davis Room
    • Room 114

    Phase 5: Summer 2023 (Complete)

    • Entry to Law School
    • Library Basement and Staff Offices

    Phase 6: (Summer 2024)

    • Moot Court Room
    • Rooms 101 & 102
  • How do I share my feedback?

    You can go here to offer your comments and feedback.