Projects

In Design or Bid

Track Tennis Softball Relocate
The project re-locates the university track, softball and competition tennis facilities from the area approximate to the football stadium to the App 105 property.  All named sports will benefit from improved facilities.  Tennis facilities will include six indoor and six outdoor courts....
Studies are currently underway to determine: 1. How daylighting Boone Creek--which is currently piped under the Peacock/Duncan parking areas--might be accomplished 2. The optimal location and size of a Peacock Parking Deck 3. How best to improve Walker College of Business (Peacock Hall)...

Underway

Kidd Brewer Stadium – North End Zone
FOR BID INFORMATION ON THIS PROJECT CLICK HERE. Identified as the “mixed-used athletics facility” project in the Master Plan 2025 (link to p. 96), or sometimes referred to as “the end-zone project,” this initiative will transform the north end zone of Kidd Brewer...
Residence Hall Construction (Near Stadium Drive)
This major housing project will renovate or replace seven residence halls: Bowie, Coltrane, Eggers, Gardner, Winkler, Justice and East. All but East Hall are located on the west side of campus. Winkler Hall was demolished in 2014, and six others have been recommended for removal due to extensive...
Sanford Hall Renewal Project
This project will completely renovate and modernize the 50-year-old Sanford Hall. The 73,913 GSF facility currently supports approximately 4,600 students per day (including all STEM students). The renewal project will gut and replace the building’s electrical, mechanical and electrical...

Recently Completed

New Appalachian Sign Plaza: "Founders Plaza"
The site of the Appalachian sign on Hardin Street will be enlarged and updated with brick pavers to create a safer, more welcoming space for visitors and graduates posing for photos.  A dual-sided sign was chosen to allow subjects of photographs to stand on either side, ensuring good quality...
Child Development Center
The Child Development Center offers high-quality, affordable care to 68 children and has a current waitlist of nearly 100 families.   A feasibility study was commissioned to determine the ideal location--including the possibility of expanding the current location on Poplar Grove Road--to...
Stadium Deck
This multi-story parking deck located in the footprint of the former Winkler Residence Hall opened on August 14, 2019 and provides parking to 477 cars.    The deck is equipped with 10 emergency call stations, 52 cameras, LED lighting, emergency standby power for the interior and exterior...
Blue Ridge Way
This wide, bricked pedestrian path connects the stadium parking deck to the Schaefer Center and doubles as a secondary vehicular exit during high intensity events like football games and concerts.  The path skirts one of the largest, oldest trees on campus and construction activities near the...
Greek Plots
For more than 50 years, historically black colleges and universities across the United States have developed a tradition of providing a gathering space for the National Pan-Hellenic Council or NPHC. With its NPHC Plots and Garden project, Appalachian will be among a very few predominantly white...
Garwood Hall Lab & Academic Space Renovation
A $2.3 million renovation of computer and research labs, as well as lecture halls, is underway inside Garwood Hall (formerly CAP Science.) The project has been awarded to Greene Construction Co Inc.