Facilities Management

Facilities Management / University
Construction crews continue work on the $95 million Biosciences Building project.

(James Wilson | Social Media Coordinator)

General summer construction near completion, many projects still in the works

  A large slate of parking lot repair, general maintenance in the halls and work on the $95 million Biosciences Building are continuing Central Michigan University’s ambitious summer construction initiatives. Most of the maintenance will be completed by the Fall […]
Facilities Management / University

Summer construction projects making progress on campus

A number of summer construction projects have made great strides in giving Central Michigan University a facelift before students arrive, according to Facilities Management officials. The first of the underground concrete support structures will begin in the next two weeks […]
Facilities Management

Construction across campus closes parking lots, closures to affect traffic

The east side of Central Michigan University’s campus will see multiple construction sites pop up in the next two months. Lot 52 behind Emmons Hall is closed until August 4. Information on why the lot is closed was not available. Calls to […]
Board of Trustees / Budget / Facilities Management
President George E. Ross speaks during a Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday in Bovee University Center. (File Photo | Katy Kildee)

Board of Trustees to review 2014-15 budget at next meeting

Central Michigan University’s Board of Trustees will review a $462 million proposed operating budget for the 2014-15 academic year at Tuesday’s meeting. The proposed operating budget is a $22 million increase from the 2013-14 academic year. The budget includes $266 million in […]
Facilities Management / Galleries / Life on Campus / News / Top Stories
A construction worker stands guard to make sure residents of students do not come within 20 feet of the safety fence surrounding the demolition of the Washington Apartments. (Taryn Wattles | Staff Photographer)

Crews begin demolition on Washington Square Apartments

Marking the end of a long-time fixture in Central Michigan University’s student housing, deconstruction crews began tearing down the Washington Square Apartments on Monday. Demolition crew officials tore down the north building at 9:40 a.m. All four of the buildings are […]
Facilities Management / University
Constructions crews working to add new pipelines underneath Central Michigan University.

(Gokul Kumar | Staff Photographer)

Washington Square Apartments demolition to start Monday

Deconstruction crews at the site of the soon-to-be demolished Washington Square Apartments are preparing to start their work on Monday, June 9. Demolition crew officials confirmed that the north building, which will taken down first, is slated for demolition on […]
Facilities Management / Metro / Mount Pleasant
Central Michigan University police are reporting multiple incidents of graffiti on campus in parking lots No. 1 and No. 22. Other incidents of graffiti have been reported around Mount Pleasant earlier this month.

CMU police report graffiti on campus property

Central Michigan University police are reporting two new incidents of graffiti on campus. Mount Pleasant is experiencing an increase in graffiti cases, and the appearance of two more tags on campus are an addition to the string of similar acts […]
Facilities Management / University
UC water supply restored after three days

UC water supply restored after three days

Water and food services have been restored at the Bovee University Center after being shut off for nearly three days. The water was originally cut off because of a suspected bacterial contamination. “I’ve been here for 10 years and doing […]
Facilities Management / University
UC food service shut down temporarily due to water supply, safety issues

UC food service shut down temporarily due to water supply, safety issues

Central Michigan University maintenance crews worked to restore the Bovee University Center water supply after it was shut down Thursday morning. Steve Lawrence, associate vice president of Facilities Management, said the water supply in the U.C. looked cloudy, prompting concern […]
Facilities Management / University
Tianyu Han/Staff Photographer

A few College of Business Administration faculty members expressed their concerns in front of CBA Dean Charles Crespy and Dan Lyons, the environmental administrator for risk management and environmental health and safety, during a forum between administration and faculty on Wednesday.

Professors raise questions about safety of Smith Hall during public forum

Professors from the College of Business Administration believe Smith Hall might be giving them cancer. Despite working to address their concerns, university officials have said there is no cause for alarm. “We might be sitting on a time bomb,” said […]
Facilities Management / University

Commuter Lot 51 restricted to faculty, staff parking only for construction of Biosciences Building

In preparation for the construction of Central Michigan University’s Biosciences Building this summer, a student commuter parking lot will be temporarily restricted to faculty and staff permits only to make room for construction tools. Commuter Lot 51, which is located […]
Facilities Management / University
People walk into the new entrance of Anspach Hall on Thursday morning, August 29, 2013. (Christiana Kurtz/Staff Photographer)

Changes to Anspach Quad, campus tours discussed at final campus identity forum

The final campus identity project master planning forum helped galvanize new tangible ideas on how to get the most use out of Central Michigan University’s open spaces. The three-day forum gave students, faculty, staff and community members the opportunity to […]


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