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Design and Construction

Design and Construction provides the Ohio University main campus and five regional campuses with design and construction management services as well as technical expertise that incorporate the best practices in campus design and green building development.

Design and Construction will strive to have all University projects built using quality construction based on just and fair administration, integrity, and professionalism and by incorporating University Design and Construction Standards.

Design and Construction recognizes Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards and partners with University Planning and Space Management and the Office of Sustainability to demonstrate a commitment to sustainability.

Services Include:

Project Design
Project Management
Construction Estimates

Announcements

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ATHENS CAMPUS - 2022 Steam Outage

March 24, 2022 -

ATHENS CAMPUS - 2022 Steam Outage 

2022 Outage Dates: May 7, 2022- May 20, 2022

During the above dates, the entire campus will be without steam. In some buildings there may be temperature variations depending upon their system capabilities. Additionally, any special equipment relying on steam to function will be inoperable (for example, some autoclaves are reliant upon steam).

Athens Campus – Planned Power Outage

March 24, 2022 -

Athens Campus – Planned Power Outage

Facilities Management and Safety (FMS) has scheduled a campus-wide electric outage for the following time:

  • Saturday, May 7, 2022 to Sunday, May 8, 2022
    • Total Duration: 12 hours
    • Start: 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 7, 2022
    • Complete: 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, May 8, 2022 

 

 

Athens Campus Planned Power Outages

November 15, 2019 -

Athens Campus - Planned Power Outages for November and December 2019

Ohio University’s Facilities Management and Safety has scheduled a series of widespread electrical outages on the Athens Campus to allow for improvements to the campus electrical distribution system. 

The intent of these efforts is to provide an opportunity to perform preventative maintenance, upgrade equipment in the main electric substation and allow for the new HCOM Academic Facility and Chilled Water Plant 3 to be added to the University’s electric distribution system.  The dates for the outages are provided below and have been carefully scheduled during non-business hours adjacent to major academic breaks to minimize impact to the Ohio University community. Read More

News

Friday, May 6

The Ohio University Safety Department works tirelessly across all of OHIO’s campuses to ensure the University is meeting safety requirements and is in compliance with research regulations.

The Ohio University Safety Department works tirelessly across all of OHIO’s campuses to ensure the University is meeting safety requirements and is in compliance with research regulations.

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Thursday, March 24

Grace Mealey | March 24, 2022

ATHENS — After week 4 of the 8-week Campus Race to Zero Waste challenge, Ohio University takes first place in the MAC division.

Grace Mealey | March 24, 2022

ATHENS — After week 4 of the 8-week Campus Race to Zero Waste challenge, Ohio University takes first place in the MAC division.

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Thursday, March 24

Ohio University alumna Susan Calhoun has been the longtime caretaker of OHIO’s cherry trees, assuring each year that the iconic trees that line the Hockhocking Adena Bikepath are tended to and sustained for years to come.

Ohio University alumna Susan Calhoun has been the longtime caretaker of OHIO’s cherry trees, assuring each year that the iconic trees that line the Hockhocking Adena Bikepath are tended to and sustained for years to come.

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Tuesday, January 11

Ohio University Russ College of Engineering and Technology students will have a new space to research and collaborate in 2023. The West Union Street Office Center (WUSOC) is undergoing renovations and will eventually become the new Russ Research Opportunity Center (RROC). 

Ohio University Russ College of Engineering and Technology students will have a new space to research and collaborate in 2023. The West Union Street Office Center (WUSOC) is undergoing renovations and will eventually become the new Russ Research Opportunity Center (RROC). 

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Thursday, January 6

Ohio University has implemented new COVID-19 quarantine and isolation guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as directed by the Ohio Department of Health, effective immediately. The changes are reflected in the OHIO COVID-19 Protocol, which all OHIO students, faculty, and staff are required to follow if they test positive, experience symptoms, or are exposed to COVID-19.

Ohio University has implemented new COVID-19 quarantine and isolation guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as directed by the Ohio Department of Health, effective immediately. The changes are reflected in the OHIO COVID-19 Protocol, which all OHIO students, faculty, and staff are required to follow if they test positive, experience symptoms, or are exposed to COVID-19.

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Thursday, January 6

KN95, N95, KF94 or three-ply surgical masks are preferred; face shields, bandanas, neck gaiters, scarves, turtleneck collars, masks with valves, and balaclavas/ski masks are not acceptable

KN95, N95, KF94 or three-ply surgical masks are preferred; face shields, bandanas, neck gaiters, scarves, turtleneck collars, masks with valves, and balaclavas/ski masks are not acceptable

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Thursday, January 6

Ohio University strongly encourages all students, faculty and staff to get vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19. The University will host a COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Heritage Community Clinic in Grosvenor West on the Athens campus this Friday, Jan. 7, offering initial vaccine rounds as well as boosters.

Ohio University strongly encourages all students, faculty and staff to get vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19. The University will host a COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Heritage Community Clinic in Grosvenor West on the Athens campus this Friday, Jan. 7, offering initial vaccine rounds as well as boosters.

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Thursday, January 6

OHIO has adopted new COVID-19 quarantine and isolation recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, effective immediately. The CDC’s updated quarantine guidance allows those who have been boosted or recently fully vaccinated to avoid a five-day quarantine if they are exposed to COVID-19. 

OHIO has adopted new COVID-19 quarantine and isolation recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, effective immediately. The CDC’s updated quarantine guidance allows those who have been boosted or recently fully vaccinated to avoid a five-day quarantine if they are exposed to COVID-19. 

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Monday, December 13

Facilities Management and Safety requests that employees who have been working in campus facilities during fall semester take energy conservation actions before leaving buildings for the winter break closure.

Facilities Management and Safety requests that employees who have been working in campus facilities during fall semester take energy conservation actions before leaving buildings for the winter break closure.

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Monday, August 9

In the coming weeks, OHIO’s Office of Information Technology (OIT) will replace the current WorkForce clocks across multiple campuses with the latest model that features an ID card tap to clock in/out with, retiring the old model that used a magnetic strip reader.

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