UT Celebrates Construction of New Residence Hall with March 22 Groundbreaking

$38 million facility will house 523 students on 11 floors; design focuses on student interaction and community

Published: Mar 7, 2012
ResHall7_LARGEThe $38 million residence hall, which was announced in January, enriches the co-curricular environment for students and reflects the latest in University campus amenities.
With an onsite groundbreaking on March 22 at 3 p.m., The University of Tampa will celebrate both the construction of its seventh completely new residence hall in the past 14 years, and the continued transformation of UT’s campus.

The $38 million residence hall, which was announced in January, enriches the co-curricular environment for students and reflects the latest in University campus amenities.

The groundbreaking will take place on North A Street between North Boulevard and North Brevard Avenue. Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn is scheduled to attend, and the UT Spartan Band will perform. Visitor and media parking will be available on the first floor of the Thomas Parking Garage.

The residence hall is scheduled for completion in August 2013. The construction firm is Beck of Tampa.

Residence Hall VII will represent the 25th new or substantially redesigned facility on UT’s campus in the past 15 years.