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Western Washington University

Access Control Security Upgrades

30000604

Funding is provided to replace existing damaged and undersized fiber network cables between and within campus buildings and to install electronic controls on exterior doors.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
936,000 564,000 0 4,000,000 7,200,000 12,700,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 10,685,000
Funds: Western Washington University Capital Projects Account - State 2,015,000

Elevator Preservation Safety and ADA Upgrades

30000772

Funding is provided to address major deficiencies in several of the oldest and least reliable elevators on the main campus in Bellingham. Elevator systems will be brought into compliance with code through repair or replacement.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
438,000 1,750,000 0 1,000,000 0 3,188,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 3,188,000

Environmental Studies Renovation

30000871

Funding is provided for a predesign study to evaluate the most practical and cost-effective approaches for renovating the Enviornmental Studies Center. The ECS is structurally suited for intensive science use, however has several envelope, life-safety, ADA and building systems deficiencies that need to be corrected in order to preserve this facility and continue to provide high-quality teaching and learning facilities for environmental studies students.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 500,000 60,000,000 60,500,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 60,500,000

Electrical Engineering/Computer Science Building

30000872

Funding is provided for remaining design and construction of a new building to enable growth and resume student intake in the departments of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering. The building will consist primarily of teaching labs, research labs and classrooms, and also provide administrative and scholarly activity space. Western Washington University has committed to raising $15 million in private/local funding. This project also includes reappropriation of prior biennia funding.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 1,500,000 500,000 66,000,000 0 68,000,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 53,000,000
Funds: Institutions of Higher Education - Dedicated Local Account - Non-Appr 15,000,000

2021-23 Classroom & Lab Upgrades

30000911

Funding is provided to renovate, repurpose, or renovate and repurpose classrooms and labs throughout the campus, extending the useful life of these spaces.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 8,500,000 7,000,000 15,500,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 10,000,000
Funds: Western Washington University Capital Projects Account - State 5,500,000

Coast Salish Longhouse

30000912

Funding is provided to design and construct a traditional Coast Salish-style longhouse to provide educational, community and cultural supports for Native American students.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 4,950,000 0 4,950,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 4,950,000

Minor Works - Preservation 2021-23

30000915

Funding is provided for minor capital projects to preserve and extend the life of existing campus facilities and supporting infrastructure systems.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 9,800,000 69,710,000 79,510,000
Funds: State Building Construction Account - State 5,000,000
Funds: Western Washington University Capital Projects Account - State 74,510,000

Minor Works - Program 2021-2023

30000918

Funding is provided for minor capital programmatic work to modernize and renew existing space to improve functionality and program delivery.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 1,000,000 7,000,000 8,000,000
Funds: Western Washington University Capital Projects Account - State 8,000,000

Student Development and Success Center

30000919

Funding is provided for a predesign to study alternatives for creating a consolidated space dedicated to student support services. WWU would like to construct a facility to co-locate student supports such as advising, admissions and financial aid representatives, counseling, and career development into one collaborative facility.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
0 0 0 225,000 30,200,000 30,425,000
Funds: Western Washington University Capital Projects Account - State 30,425,000

Preventive Facility Maintenance and Building System Repairs

91000010

Funding is provided to conduct routine and preventive maintenance activities required to decrease and mitigate deferred maintenance and to maximize the life of facilities and building systems.

Prior Biennium Current Biennium Reappropriations Appropriations Future Cost Total Costs
3,614,000 0 0 3,614,000 14,456,000 21,684,000
Funds: Western Washington University Capital Projects Account - State 21,684,000