Campus Construction Updates
Our historic campus requires particular attention and investment to sustain its beauty and usefulness. Check this page regularly for updates on facilities renovations and construction projects.
Root Hall Renovation
This comprehensive renovation and modernization will bring the offices for Africana Studies, Classics, Religious Studies, and Women and Gender Studies departments into a shared building. Renovation includes: geothermal well, abatement, underground utilities, and foundation and drainage work. This building is expected to be reopened by Spring 2024.
Renovations will include new exterior siding and roofing to address building envelope issues, mechanical and HVAC system improvements, new ice and refrigeration system, and new state-of-the-art boards and glass.
Recently Completed 2023 Projects
- Expanded and repaved parking lot, Griffin Rd. Apartments
- Replaced pavers, Skenandoa House
- Repaired masonry, Beinecke Village
- Repaired and replaced pavers, Events Barn terrace
- Replaced theatrical lighting, Tolles Pavilion
- Restored damaged masonry work, South Campus
- Repaired porch, Elihu Root House
- Updated bathrooms, McEwen and Commons
- Replaced turf, Steuben Field
- Updated campus signage
Commitment to Campus Accessibility
Hamilton values accessibility as one of many forms of inclusivity and routinely makes improvements across campus and prioritizes accessibility with every major renovation. Additionally, the College has committed to budgeting $500,000 each year, on average, for accessibility-related projects. A few recent and upcoming projects are highlighted below.
Focus on Sustainability
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Hamilton is committed to meeting or exceeding best practices related to sustainability. As part of the College’s goal to achieve carbon neutrality by 2030, it plans to invest in energy upgrades to campus buildings, manage parts of campus to increase carbon sequestration in its lands, and continue to study and implement additional opportunities for emission reductions.