The Office of Capital Planning, Construction, & Contracts is committed to providing quality services for the long range development of the Campus Facilities Master Plan, daily operations and maintenance as well as the timely delivery of products and services at a competitive pricing.
Currently, the campus incorporates eleven major buildings, which include academic and instructional support facilities, residential and auxiliary support facilities, administrative support facilities, institutional research, advancement facilities and a College Nursing Center along with multipurpose athletic fields, tennis courts, gymnasium, and parking facilities.
Grace Jacobs Building
The ten-story office classroom (OCL) Building became available for occupancy in 1977. The building has 140,855 gross square feet of space. This facility houses the Division of Education, Arts and Sciences, Nursing, Social Science, Criminal Justice, Languages, Literature, Philosophy, History, Geography, and International Studies.
The OCL Building contains offices, classrooms, laboratories for reading, speech, foreign languages, psychology, geography, computers, student lounges, faculty lounges, seminar/conference rooms, and a lecture hall. Space on the lower level of the building houses the instructional media center and a television studio. The central utility plant located in the building is also designed to service the Tawes College Center and the Connor Administration Building.
J. Millard Tawes Center
Erected in 1966 and renovated in 1978. Tawes College Center has 55,940 gross square feet of space. The Tawes Center serves as the hub of campus life, houses food service facilities, snack bar, student lounges, recreation space, conference rooms, student government association, student publication and staff offices, a bookstore, and facilities for University and community social activities and programs.
James Weldon Johnson Auditorium
The auditorium-classroom building contains 1000-seat auditorium, classrooms, special music rooms for groups and individual instruction, an art gallery and faculty offices. The Johnson Auditorium serves as the center for cultural activities on the campus. This facility is used for assemblies, special lectures, meetings recitals, dramatic performances, concerts, and other cultural activities.
Miles W. Connor Administration Building
This building was completed in 1978. The building contains 44,394 gross square feet of space for the office of Student Affairs, Admissions, Financial Aid, Registrar, Academic Affairs, Business and Finance, institutional Advancement, Development and Planning, Data Processing and Administrative Services.
Percy Julian Science Building
Originally erected in 1967 and renovated in 1989, the Science Building currently houses Arts and Sciences Departments. It has approximately 48,590 gross square feet of space. The facility contains laboratories, classrooms, lecture hall, faculty/staff offices and a computer laboratory.
Parlett L. Moore Library Building
This facility was originally built in 1961 and renovated in 1975, currently it has 85,521 gross square feet. The enlarged building provides space for regular library holdings, special collections, reading and study rooms, staff offices, and other areas necessary for operating an effective learning resources center.
Frances L. Murphy Research Center
This 36,270 gross square foot structure was erected in 1961 as the Frances L. Murphy laboratory School to provide professional experiences for elementary education teachers. The Research Center has been used to provide classrooms for special programs and other departments on a temporary basis. Under the long range facilities master plan this building will be replaced by a new residence hall on campus.
Flossie Dedmond Residence Hall
The center for living and learning is a 300 suite, 88,000 square feet facility; three and four room clusters share a living room and a self-contained bath; fully furnished; manned 24-hour security desk; air conditioned; study areas, computers, laundry room, and personal telephones.
Guilbert A. Daley Residence Hall
The center for living and learning is a 300 bed approximately 124,000 square feet facility; 7 stories; three and four room clusters share a living room and a self-contained bath; fully furnished; manned 24-hour security desk, air conditioned; study areas, computers, laundry room, and personal telephone. Also includes student lounge, meeting room, passenger and freight elevators, equipped with the current technology, and university's health suite.
The Talon Center is approximately 42,965 GSF. The Talon Center is a two story state-of-the-art facility housing student dining, a full service kitchen, faculty/staff dining, meeting rooms, and a convenience store.
Health and Human Services Building
The Health and Human Services Building (94,313 NASF/168,106 GSF) was completed Fall 2008. The facility is designed to provide state-of-the-art facilities including: classrooms, labs, offices, diagnostic & treatment clinical services, early childhood demonstration suite, and other spaces to support the University's academic programs. This building is home to the Honors College, the College of Health Professions, and the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences which includes Applied Psychology & Rehabilitation Counseling, Criminal Justice, Social Work, Social Sciences, and Interdisciplinary Studies.
Physical Education Complex
The new (148,275 NASF/246,359 GSF) Physical Education Complex (PEC) was completed Spring 2010. The PEC is designed to support the Health and Human Performance academic programs, support indoor & outdoor facilities, as well as, the community outreach mission of the University. This facility features classrooms, laboratories, auxiliary gyms, faculty/staff offices, dance studios, racquetball courts, weight training/fitness center, basketball arena, and swimming pool. It also contains a Satellite Central Utility Plant (SCUP), maintenance work shops, campus security operations, office areas, centralized mail and duplicating services, central receiving, vehicular maintenance, etc. Outdoor improvements include an outdoor track, multipurpose soccer field, tennis courts, softball field, parking spaces, roadwork expanse, and new campus entrance on Gwynns Falls Parkway.