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.
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.
Frances Murphy Research Center (Coppin Academy)
Frances L. Murphy Research Center containing 36,270 GSF/20,556 NASF, was constructed in 1958 as a demonstration school and renovated in 1989 to include classrooms, administrative support offices, and special programs like Student Services and Upward Bound. In 2010, F.L. Murphy was renovated to accommodate Coppin Academy a Baltimore City Charter High School.
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.
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.
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.
James Weldon Johnson Auditorium
Constructed in 1972, the James Weldon Johnson Auditorium is located at the center of the Campus Square along North Avenue. This 36,265 GSF, 17,971 NASF building (60% efficient) has one story above ground and one story below ground. It has never been renovated. This building provides the campus's only assembly venue—a 975 seat auditorium with a 40 foot proscenium stage, as well as performance support spaces, classrooms, music class and open labs, an art exhibit space, and offices. Except for the Physical Education Complex, the auditorium is the only other major seating venue on the campus.
J. Millard Tawes Center
This building was constructed in 1966 and added to in 1978. This building houses Coppin Café (Grillwork's), bookstore, career placement center, student lounges, snack area, fast food outlet (Subway), offices for administrative staff and student leaders and meeting rooms.
Miles W. Connor Administration Building
This 44,394 GSF, 21,606 NASF facility, with a partial basement and three floors was constructed in 1978 serving as the University's central administration building, housing the Vice Presidents for Administration and Finance, Institutional Advancement, Admissions, Registration, Recruitment, Academic Advisement, Financial Aid, and Counseling and Student Development.
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.
Percy Julian Science Building
The currently vacant Percy Julian Science and Art Building is located at the southeast corner of the Coppin State University campus on the northwest corner of North Avenue and Warwick Avenue. The Percy Julian Science & Art building renovation for the College of Business is very much a priority of the University. The Percy Julian Science building has never functioned very well for its intended purpose and, with the completion of the new Science and Technology Center (2015), we hope to be able to renovate this otherwise sturdy building for the College of Business. The proposed renovated facility will support: state-of-the-art classrooms, specialized class laboratories, open labs, research space, faculty offices, academic departments, academic/business resource centers, student-support services, lounge, and shop/storage.
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.
Science & Technology Center (STC)
72,501 NASF/150,443 GSF, house science related disciplines including natural sciences, biology, physics, chemistry, general sciences, environmental sciences, preparing students to enter professional schools in dentistry, pharmacy, and medicine or to pursue careers in industry of science and technology. STC also include new academic space to support mathematics and computer science programs; thus providing state of the art classrooms, lecture halls, computer labs, science labs, research areas, conference areas, multidisciplinary workshops, technical support spaces, office spaces, and other support services traditional to academic science and technology buildings.
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.