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Library Renovation Fast Facts: Library Renovation Fast Facts

Library Renovation Fast Facts

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Photo taken at the University Library's "Renovation Kickoff Event" in May 2019.



  • Summer 2019 – The Library moves to the Library Annex
  • July 2019 - Renovation construction of existing Library Building begins
  • Summer 2021 - Construction will be complete and occupants moved into renovated Library

Features in the new Library 2021:

  • Library event room
  • Café
  • More study spaces and study rooms
  • Quiet space, silent space, & collaboration space
  • Two large computer zones on two separate floors
  • Electronic compact book storage units
  • Two rooms for library instruction
  • New Special Collection and University Archives room
  • Office of Information Technology help desk 

Watch the Library Renovation Video Rendition or "fly through"

In the News:

  • May 1st, 2019 - Dean Rodriguez was interviewed by ABC 10 about preparing to close the library for two full years for renovations after the semester is over in May.
  • October 24, 2018 - Dean Rodriguez was interviewed by ABC 10 about the upcoming library renovation. See the video below!

Academic Senate 2019 Updates:

An Announcement from Capital Planning and Facilities Management:

“Please use care when driving or walking near the sites, due to large equipment and trucks working in the area. If you have concerns, please contact us at

We appreciate all of your patience as this exciting transformation project of our campus facilities is completed.”