Facilities Project News

Student Housing II

Construction is underway from a new Residence Hall along the American River Parkway. It will be 4 stories tall with capacity for over 400 freshman and sophomore students. Amenities will include a large courtyard, Study Rooms, Recreations Rooms and Lounges, Fitness Center and Computer Lab. A Multipurpose wing will house a rooftop terrace, large classroom and meeting room for conferences and events.  Administrative facilities for Housing and Residential life staff are also included in the project. The construction cost for the project is approximately $44 million. Otto Construction, along with their team of consultants and subcontractors, including SCB Architects are working to complete the project for the Fall 2017 Semester.

University Union Expansion

The University Union Expansion North Project package has been approved by the Board of Trustees. The new addition and alteration to the existing building includes 72,500 SF of combined areas, as follows: University Union will expand by approximately 42,700 SF, 21,100 SF will be demolished and replaced, while 8,700 SF of existing space will be renovated in place. The renovation will accommodate the growing campus populations, providing informal recreation space, student offices, campus group meeting rooms, special event space, casual seating, and a new coffee shop. Our collaborative design-build partner is McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. with Dreyfuss & Blackford Architects working towards a $42.2 million construction budget. The project will begin construction in January of 2017 and is targeting a Fall 2018 opening.

Science II

Programming and Schematic Design is currently underway for a new multi-story Science Laboratory building to be located on Lot 4. It will house both wet and dry Biology and Chemistry laboratories and associated support space, in addition to faculty offices, administrative areas. The project will include an Observatory and Planetarium intended for engagement with the public. Our Collaborative Design-Build Partner is Sundt Construction with CO Architects. The building is anticipated to be approximately 94,000 SF with an estimated construction budget of $60 million. The project will begin construction in the summer of 2017, and is targeting a Fall 2019 opening.

Parking Structure V

Design Development is currently underway for a new 5-story (6 parking levels) Parking Structure to contain 1750 parking spaces, in addition to a 20,000 square foot building to house a Welcome Center and the University Transportation and Parking Services (UTAPS) program. Spaces for electric vehicle charging (or space for future charging stations), motorcycles and disabled access parking will be provided on each level. Our Collaborative Design-Build Partner is Clark Pacific with Dreyfuss & Blackford Architects. The project construction budget is $47 million, targeting a Spring 2018 opening.

Master Planning

Sacramento State's Master Plan, approved May 20, 2015, set the blueprint for University for the next 20 years. Updates can be found on the Master Planning Webpage.