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July 19, 2019

Temporary Dining Structure

Work has begun on the construction of the temporary dining hall. One walking path alongside it is closed but nearby paths are open. Safety fencing is in place for your protection; please be mindful of this when you’re walking around campus.  

One Campus Entrance to be Closed

The entrance to Parking Lot 2 closest to the University Center on South Avenue will be closed to traffic from 8:00 a.m. to approximately 11:00 a.m., for work related to the renovation of the University Center. During this time-frame drivers who need to access Parking Lot 2 can use the other entrance (closer to the golf course) or the Cambridge Avenue entrance.

July 18, 2019

Sidewalk Closed

The sidewalk along the University Center at the western edge of Parking Lot 2 is closed due to the installation of necessary safety fencing. Please observe the signs directing pedestrian traffic not to walk in the roadway.

Walking Path Detour

The walking path between Parking Lot 2 and Levermore Hall is closed due to the installation of construction safety fencing around the UC. Pedestrians may use the nearby path between Parking Lot 2 and the Nexus building.

July 17, 2019

Delivery of Materials

Construction materials for the temporary dining hall are arriving on campus.

July 16, 2019

Fence Installation

Safety fencing is being installed around the perimeter of the University Center construction area. 

July 15, 2019

#Cheeseplease Reopens as Food Truck Goes Out for Repairs

The food truck is going off campus for necessary maintenance. To continue providing many of our favorites, #Cheeseplease in the Center for Recreation and Sports (CRS) is now open. Visit our dining guide for more information about dining locations, menus and hours.

UC Demolition Starts

Interior demolition of the University Center has begun. 

July 12, 2019


A trailer will be delivered and installed at the north edge of Parking Lot 2. The trailer will serve as the on-site office for the general contractor handling the UC renovation and will remain there for the duration of the project.

July 1, 2019

Taco Tuesday

Tomorrow, July 2, will be Taco Tuesday at the food truck located between the Nexus Building and Swirbul Library. Tacos will be available from 11:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

June 26, 2019

Preparation Under Way – Rose Bushes Re-Planted

The area between Levermore and Blodgett Halls is being prepared for the construction of our temporary, full-service dining hall that will serve our community during the UC renovation. Select rose bushes have been pruned in preparation for a move, and soon they and other plants will be carefully transplanted to new homes around campus to ensure their safety and health during our renovation.  

June 21, 2019

Help Name the Temporary Dining Hall

Planning and initial work have begun for construction of our temporary, full-service dining hall to be located on the lawn between Levermore and Blodgett Halls during the UC renovation. Students, faculty and staff are all invited to take this survey and help us choose a name! Survey closes July 5. 

June 4, 2019

Library Work

To create more meeting space for the community during the UC Renovations project, demolition work has started in Swirbul Library (5S) and will last a couple of days. The north entrance is closed during this time—please use the main entrance until the work ends. Expect noise and disruption in the area.

June 3, 2019

Relocations Complete

All temporary moves out of the UC are complete. All new locations can be found on our relocation chart.

May 31, 2019

Bookstore Relocated

The Adelphi Bookstore is temporarily located in the Center for Recreation and Sports (CRS) for supplies and Adelphi gear. Textbooks must be ordered online.

May 21, 2019

Food Truck Onsite

A summer food truck is parked between Nexus and Swirbul Library. Daily hours may vary.

May 20, 2019

Dining Availability

Due to the relocation of kitchen equipment from the University Center Café to service summer dining operations, Nexus Café will be the only dining operation open on Monday, May 20 from 8:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. PACafé and the Food Truck will be available starting on Tuesday, May 21.

May 13, 2019

ATM Moved

The ATM has been moved out of the Ruth S. Harley University Center. A new ATM has been installed in Nexus lobby across from the elevators and is operational.


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