The Construction Department is responsible for the management of small and large capital projects, repairs and renovations, grounds and utility infrastructure. Should you have any questions or concerns pertianing to ongoing projects, please contact the Director of Construction at 217-206-7375.
Exterior Door Replacements and Repairs:
Health and Sciences Building
Public Affairs Center
New Interior Signs: Several facilities on campus will receive new interior signage over the summer. This project is on-going and will continue for the next couple months. Contractors will be removing the old signs, repairing and repainting the walls and installing new standardized signs though out a majority of the campus buildings.
New Exterior Signs: Starting in June, the contractors will be installing new exterior way finding signage throughout campus. The work is expected to continue until early September.
Visual & Performing Art Building (VPA) and Business Services Building (BSB) Roof Replacement
Visual & Performing Art Building (VPA) Choral Room: Throughout the summer, a major renovation will be on-going to construct a new Choral Room on the north end of the VPA building.
Lincoln Residence Hall (LRH) Great Room: Starting in mid-July the LRH Great Room we will be installing new entrance doors and repainting the interior.
Bluebell, Larkspur, & Clover Court Apartment Buildings: Construction is wrapping up in Bluebell and construction has recently begun in Larkspur and Clover Court. Construction will continue throughout the summer in preparation for the upcoming fall semester.
Visual & Performing Art Building (VPA) and Student Affairs Building (SAB) new flooring: Workers will be installing new carpet in the SAB and VPA Building starting next month. A majority of this work will occur outside of the normal business day (8 am – 5 pm).
Public Affairs Center, Sangamon Auditorium Dimmer System: From June 25 through September 11 work will be on-going to upgrade the lighting/dimmer system in Sangamon Auditorium.
As with all renovation and construction projects, we ask that you please use caution around these areas. Although we will be making a mess of things at times, we will try our best to minimize the impact to your work area and your schedule. Thank you for your patience we will continue to update you as we get more fidelity on these and other project scheduled to start in the near future.
- Illinois Public Higher Education Procurement Bulletin
- Office of Capital Programs and Real Estate Services