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Renovated 3rd Floor Coming Autumn 2020

September 4, 2020

The Health Sciences Library 3rd floor renovation is moving along nicely, with an expected completion date in late September. Even though we've experienced some delays, we're so excited about the progress that has been made so far. We can't wait to reopen the space to our students!
Construction Photos

Med student kitchenette area, and framework for window seats.

We have some new carpet tiles!

Study space construction - framed walls     Study space construction - primed walls
Left: framed study spaces. Right: primed walls for study spaces.
Study space construction - painted walls     Study space construction - a rainbow of colors!
Left: study space walls are painted! Right: a rainbow of fun colors - which room will be your favorite?
Staging area - new accessories
Staging area for new 3rd floor accessories!
Frequently Asked Questions about the 3rd Floor Renovation Project
What’s going on with the 3rd floor of the HSL?

The third floor, traditionally the quiet study floor of the HSL, is being renovated during summer/fall 2020. With the relocation of print materials to a remote location, we now have space to create an engaging and functional space for our learners.
When is this happening?

The work is being completed during summer/fall of 2020 to try to minimize the disruption to the majority of our students. During that time, we will do our best to direct our customers to alternative quiet spaces for study.
What will the renovated space include?

Study rooms, varied seating options (regular tables, bar height tables, counter seating at window), new carpet and ceiling tiles, new chairs, a “super quiet” enclosed study space, better access to power outlets, and a prayer/meditation room to name a few big items. Also look for all-new, health sciences-themed artwork throughout the spaces!
Can we use the third floor now?

The 3rd floor is currently closed during construction, for library visitor safety. Please visit one of our other fairly quiet study spaces on floors 2, 4 and 5.