The University was awarded a grant from the Fletcher Jones Foundation to renovate the current Jones Computer Center on the ground floor of Armacost Library into a new Center for Experiential Learning. Renovations include new furnishings and technology equipment that will allow students and faculty use this space to its full advantage.
This project was completed May 2021.
The Quad irrigation project replaces an outdated irrigation system prone to costly breakdowns. The new irrigation system will lead to an increase in efficiency and a decrease in water usage. In addition to the new irrigation system, the Quad will receive new lighting installations for aesthetics and to improve campus safety.
This project was completed September 2021.
The Ashel Cunningham track at Ted Runner Stadium, installed in 2005, is being resurfaced with Benyon material. The newly resurfaced track will better serve student-athletes in practice and competitions.
This project was completed in August 2021.
The new Arrow Line passenger rail service terminates at the southern edge of campus, providing direct train service to San Bernardino and beyond. A joint project between the University, the San Bernardino County Transporation Authority (SBCTA) and the City of Redlands, the University station features a new depot structure with architecture reminiscent of the campus, tree-lined platforms, and a parking lot for commuters. A future phase will include a pedestrian gateway to campus and campus entrance plaza. The SBCTA is managing the rail project and platform construction while the University is managing the street, platform, and parking lot improvements. Construction was completed in May 2021 with passenger rail service expected to begin in early 2022.Click Here for Information from SBTCA
The Irvine Commons facility was updated with two new venues, completed in February 2020. The Launch Kitchen replaced the Plaza Market and features street food and special dishes cooked by guest chefs. The Den is located in the former University Club space. The Den features gastro pub food and brings the flavors of Redlands to the University by featuring beer on tap from Hangar 24 and beverages from Augie’s Coffee.
In 2017, the School of Education received a donation earmarked for renovating North University Hall. The renovations include introducing a non-traditional, technology enabled, interactive, and collaborative space to teach and learn. The project was completed in 2019, and also included an updated lobby, lounge area, and administrative offices.
Renovation of historic Grossmont Hall was completed on all three floors, including residence halls and restrooms. The scope of work included completely new air conditioning and heating systems. Renovations to communal student areas took place. The student lounge was given an aesthetic lift with new paint, carpet, and furniture, while the communal kitchen received new appliances. The exterior of the building was also reconditioned with new paint, landscaping, light poles, and an ADA accessible ramp. The project began was completed in May 2017.
The previous scoreboard at the Ted Runner Stadium was installed in the mid-1980s and surpassed its useful life, and was replaced with an upgraded scoreboard at the opposite end of the field. The LED technology in the new scoreboard allows for better visibility, day or night, and uses substantially less electricity than the older model. The LED board displays pre-recorded video and graphics as well as live video and slow-motion replays. In addition to sporting events, the new video display can be utilized during other stadium events, such as the annual 4th of July celebration.
Through the Forever Yours campaign, the University is raising funds to build a new athletic facility and tennis complex, and to revitalize the Currier Gymnasium. The University is still in the fundraising and planning phase of these projects. For more information, click the button below.Forever Yours Campaign