San Juan College Breaks Ground on Student Housing Friday

The 150-bed, three-floor building boasts one-, two- and four-bed units and will provide an array of amenities for residents, including a spacious common area with a student kitchen, as well as TV/study areas on each floor. Students will appreciate the outdoor activity space and the close proximity to campus walking trails, SJC Health and Human Performance Center, Frisbee golf course, and outdoor playing field.

From San Juan College

February 17, 2021

 

                San Juan College will host a virtual groundbreaking ceremony for the new student housing facility, Friday, February 19, at 2 p.m. The event can be viewed on the San Juan College website at www.sanjuancollege.edu/housing  or on the College’s Facebook page. 

            “We are thrilled that we soon will be able to provide housing for our students,” said San Juan College President, Dr. Toni Hopper Pendergrass. “Housing has been a service we have wanted to provide for our students for over two decades. Thanks to the efforts and support of many, it is now becoming a reality. Campus housing will provide numerous benefits for our students – from easing the challenges for those who travel long distances to enhancing the educational experience and increasing students’ level of success. San Juan College is more than a place for our students to complete their educational goals, it is a place where they can feel at home.”

            The beautiful 37,552 square-foot campus housing facility will be located on the SJC Farmington Campus on the corner of Sunrise Parkway and Education drive. The 150-bed, three-floor building boasts one-, two- and four-bed units and will provide an array of amenities for residents, including a spacious common area with a student kitchen, as well as TV/study areas on each floor. Students will appreciate the outdoor activity space and the close proximity to campus walking trails, SJC Health and Human Performance Center, Frisbee golf course, and outdoor playing field.

          

  The San Juan College Board of Trustees recently approved $10,532,138 as the guaranteed maximum price of construction during the February 2, board meeting. Dekker, Perich and Sabatini provided the architectural design for the building, while Jaynes Corporation will serve as the project construction manager. Construction is expected to take approximately 14 months, with the project being completed by spring of 2022.

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