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Planning, Design & Construction

Our responsibilities include master planning, capital planning, design & capital project management for the University.

The Director of PDCS also functions as the Deputy Building Official assigned to the campus by the Chancellor's office in enforcing CSU permitting procedures, reviews and approvals.

Nine Ten Place

In partnership with University Enterprises, Inc. Sacramento State is currently designing a 30-unit apartment complex at 910 University Avenue. The location, directly across the Guy West Bridge will offer convenient access to campus for recent hires that are new to the region. The complex will offer affordable 1 and 2 bedroom units on a short term basis. The Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration documents are available below for further information. Please note that the provided EIR PDFs are optical character recognized and can be interpreted by Adobe Reader.

Mitigated Negative Declaration [MND]

University Housing Notice of Determination

Appendix A [Air Quality, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, and Energy Modeling Calculations]

Appendix B [Biological Resources]

Appendix C [Noise Modeling Calculations]

Appendix D [Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program]

6005-6011 Folsom Boulevard Project

In partnership with University Enterprises, Inc. Sacramento State is developing a Child Development Center and gymnastics Training Center at an existing commercial property on Folsom Boulevard. The Childcare Center will serve employees for Sacramento State, Sacramento Municipal Utility District, and UC Davis Health System. The Gymnastics Training Center will serve as a practice space for the women’s gymnastics team. A Notice of Exemption is available below for further information.

Folsom Blvd Project CEQA

Folsom Blvd Project NOE


In 2020 Sacramento State began a master plan effort to develop a 25 acre property approximately 1.5 miles south of the main campus. The off-campus center is intended to be an anchor for Sacramento’s Innovation District, and will be focused on academic and professional partnership opportunities with the California Mobility Center, and California Department of Justice. Research and development in transportation, and forensic training and science will help promote education and job growth for the region. The master plan and EIR documents are available below for further information. Please note that the provided EIR PDFs are optical character recognized and can be interpreted by Adobe Reader.

The Hub Final EIR May 2022

The Hub MMRP May 2022

The Hub Findings SOC May 2022

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.

Start: June 2017
Completion: July 2019
Architect: CO Architects
Contractor: Sundt Construction
Size: 95,000 gsq ft
Cost: $91.5 Million

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.

Start: January 2017
Completion: October 2018
Architect: Dreyfuss & Blackford
Contractor: McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.
Size: 72,500 gsq ft
Project Cost: $52.02 Million

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.

Start: May 2017
Completion: July 2018
Architect: Dreyfuss & Blackford
Contractor: Clark Pacific
Size: 530,000 gsq ft
Cost: $42.1 Million

Student Housing II

Construction is underway for 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.

Start: August 2015
Completion: July 2017
Architect: SCB Architects
Contractor: Otto Construction
Size: 128,000 gsq ft
Cost: $54.9 Million

Folsom Hall Interior Tenant Improvements

This project will remodel space in a previous office building to create labs, classrooms and faculty offices for the Nursing Department.

Also included will be large lecture halls for Sacramento State.

Start: August 2010
Completion: January 2011
Architect: E.M. Kado Associates AIA Inc.
Contractor: Whiting-Turner Contracting
Size: 37,126 sq ft
Cost: $8 Million

Smart Grid Investment Grant Project

This project will integrate communications and power system infrastructure which will allow for robust two-way communications, advanced sensors, and distributed computers to improve the efficiency, reliability and safety of power delivery and use.

Start: January 2011
Expected Completion: December 2013
Design: RW Beck
Cost: $8.6 Million

The Well

The Recreation & Wellness Center (Well) is a health and wellness facility that provides the health clinic and fitness center under one roof.

Some of the features include optometry services, nutrition kitchen, basketball courts, running track, climbing wall, weight and fitness machines, and locker rooms.

Grand Opening: September 2010
Architect: Hornberger + Worstell
Contractor: McCarthy Builders
Size: 150,845 sq ft
Cost: $71 Million

Broad Field House

The Eli & Edythe Broad Field House provides coaching offices, locker rooms, and a weight room for Hornet Football and Track and Field.

Completed: 2008
Architect: Ellerbe Becket
Contractor: Allen L. Bender
Size: 26,235 sq ft
Cost $9.5 Million

Hornet Bookstore

The first and second floors of the building are retail space that includes class supplies, coffee house, Hornet apparel, and text books along with comfortable reading areas.

The third floor is the offices for the University Enterprise Inc.

Completed: 2007
Architect: Dreyfuss & Blackford
Contractor: Roebbelen Contracting
Size: 93,170 sq ft
Cost: $20 Million

Academic Information Resource Center (AIRC)

The Academic Information Resource Center (AIRC) is home to the Division of Information resources & technology along with Student Computer Labs and Services.

Completed: 2005
Architect: Dreyfuss & Blackford
Contractor: McCarthy Builders
Size: 67,807 sq ft
Cost $20.5 Million