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3rd Floor Remodel

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​3rd Floor Remodel

During the fall of 2015, the CMU Libraries undertook a master planning process to determine future uses of spaces within the library building.  The area on the south end of the third floor was selected as an ideal location for the Writing Center and Math Assistance Center. Currently,  both centers are located in the east hallway on the 4th floor and are not easily seen from the atrium. 

The third floor space is highly visible  and will provide a slightly larger space for both centers. Construction of the relocated
centers will begin in June 2017. 

Prior to construction, the south end of the third floor contained a mix of tables and carrels seating up to 112 students. The tables have been relocated to other spaces on the 3rd floor. 

The bound periodicals which are shelved on the third floor have been downsized and shifting is underway. The long-term plan is to remove the shelving on the far east side of the floor and to replace it with new study spaces. Much of the content in the bound periodicals is available online; the Libraries' will retain the bound periodicals for which we do not have online access.

List of Bound Periodicals Withdrawn.

      Project Timeline:

May 8-June 14:

June 14-July 30
Bound periodicals reduced and shifted. 

Shifting bound periodicals.

May 22-June 23:
Tables and carrels from south end of 3rd floor disconnected.
Tables relocated throughout the 3rd floor.
3rd floor lounge furniture distributed throughout the building.

June 26:
Construction on the south end of the 3rd floor begins. 

August 11:
Substantial construction concludes.

     Have a question about the bound periodicals? Contact your subject librarian.

     Have a question about the remodel? Contact Brad Stambaugh, 774-6415.

     3rd Floor Project Floorplans - Click on the images below for a larger view. 

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