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Student Housing

New housing will dramatically change the campus living experience for future 'Canes.

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Miller Medical Education Building
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Thomas P. Murphy Design Studio Building
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The Design and Construction department provides a variety of services and expertise in the management of capital improvement projects ranging from minor renovations to major new construction projects. Since 1990 the department has successfully managed and delivered over $3 billion dollars in construction projects for University clients including facilities for healthcare, research, academic, administrative, athletics, wellness, student housing, cultural, and site infrastructure.

Our mission is to execute capital projects that are consistent with UM’s Strategic Plan and that meet the needs of our faculty, staff, students, and neighbors. We are dedicated exclusively to University planning and construction projects, we are uniquely positioned to understand the University’s needs, the maze of institutional, local and regional approval processes, and the importance of working with our neighbors and the community. We understand the uniqueness of academic culture and the various needs of the faculty, staff, students, and neighbors.

Our mission is to deliver quality projects that positively impact the University community and withstand the test of time.
Learn more about construction projects.
Our department will work with you from start to finish in carrying out your project.  Learn more about how to initiate a project.

We provide a wide range of specific services.  Learn more about what types of services our department provides.

It is our policy to design, construct, renovate and maintain university facilities in a sustainable manner.  Learn more about our LEED Green Initiative.

The principal purpose of University Standards are to ensure that buildings, grounds and infrastructure be of a control standard quality.  Learn more about Building, Design and Sign Standards.
Learn more about working on campus, policies & procedures, ordinances, construction hours, and minority business'  opportunities.