Below is a list of capital renewal initiatives for which we received $17 million in state funding in May 2019. Each initiative consists of a list of projects and their approximate cost. The capital renewal projects were prioritized using the following criteria:

  1. Is this project critical for the building to operate and for people to have access?
  2. Will this project contribute to student, faculty and staff success?
  3. Are there other matching funds available for this project?
Improving Campus Access - $2.7 million
  • Community Hall slope accessibility - Phase 1
  • Accessibility barrier removal
  • Elevator replacement - to be determined


Improving Fire and Life Safety Systems and Structural Resilience - $8.3 million
  • Cascade Hall fire alarms and sprinklers and seismic strengthening
  • Cordley Hall fire alarms and sprinklers, lighting and classroom upgrades for 1109
  • Burt Hall fire alarms and sprinklers
  • Hatfield Marine Science Center upgrades - visitor center
Improving Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing Systems - $2.7 million
  • District chiller plant (replaces chillers for Burt Complex - trade with E&G funds)
  • Alumni Center rooftop units 
  • Standby power program for Gilbert and Wiegand Halls
Improving Utilities and Site Work - $2 million
  • Street improvement and renewal program 
  • Exterior lighting improvement and renewal program


Improving Building Systems - $350,000
  • Autzen Hall roof

Reserves - $1 million

Update - October 2019

In Progress

  • Burt Hall elevator replacement
  • Alumni Center rooftoop units