The Multipurpose Building will serve as a joint purpose dedicated to promoting collaborative learning and interactive instruction in advance manufacturing and public service. Courses that will be taught include Advance Manufacturing, Energy Technology, Criminal Justice, Dental Hygiene, Student Services and Chemistry. Palo Alto College’s Multipurpose Building will serve 804 manufacturing students over five years, providing 271,232 contact hours in advanced manufacturing education.
Also located in the Multipurpose Building will be the New Student Engagement & Welcome Center which will provide visitors, students, and faculty with a primary entry point to the campus. Various student support services will be housed within this building and will serve as a one-stop location for new students.
Architect: RVK Architects
CMAR: Bartlett Cocke General Contractors
Building Square Footage: 128,000 (approx.)
Estimate to Complete: $59.7M
Classrooms: Advance Manufacturing Center, Labs; Public Service Center; Student Engagement & Welcome Center; Healthcare Technology Center of Excellence; Dental Clinic for community use; Cyber Security Lab; Science Labs; Simulated Courtroom
Labs: Geology, Physics, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Technical
Construction Start Date: August 2020
Target Completion: May 2022
Academic Term Opening: Fall 2022