The www.MoreCampusLife.com website was created to keep the entire San José State University community informed about the construction of a new Student Union building. On this site you’ll find out how the project is being funded, when it’s expected to be completed, and what facilities & services will be found in the new building. Please take a look around, and if there’s any information you can’t find, visit the Q&A page and submit a question.
When the Student Union asked campus what they wanted their new building to look like, the students said they wanted a Student Union that looked modern, sleek, and ready for a new era of education. The Student Union passed these comments on to the building architects, Perkins+Will, who crafted a masterpiece of metal and glass. Sweeping walls covered in full-frame windows abound on the new building, creating a dramatic outward appearance and allowing floods of natural light into the walkways, halls, and lounges of the new Student Union. Through late February and early March, a lot of these windows will be installed. While most of the glass for the east expansion is already in place, there's even more glass in the west expansion.
In the east construction zone, the below-grade lower level was leveled and marked the installation of access and drainage pipes. Extra precautions at and below ground level must be taken during the construction process because San Jose is so close to sea level.
February & March
Painting on Blue