Completed Construction Project
Streamlines Student Services
October marked the completion of Mercer's One-Stop Student Center and
Library renovation project. Undertaken with the goal of improving services
for students, as well as accessibility of services, the project also brought
two of the college's major buildings, constructed in the early 1970s,
up to current code standards. Many energy-saving elements were included.
by the Spiezle Architectural Group, the project added 7,000 square feet
to the previous structures, with the total renovated space equalling 70,000
square feet. A new parking area near the Student Center enables students
to make short stops.
Reception Center which connects the Student Center and Library houses
a security office, information desk, elevator and staircase.
new second floor, added to the existing Library, now houses the Bookstore,
Learning Center, Academic Testing Center and Office of Special Services.
Renovated areas of the Student Center's second floor house Enrollment
and Registration Services with a large reception area, Financial Aid and
Bursar's Office. The Student Success Center includes a variety of easily
accessible services, including Career and Transfer Services and Counseling;
PASS Programs, Veteran's Affairs and the Nursing Resource Center. Space
has been allocated for large and small group study, ledges have been installed
for computer work, and meeting spaces are available.
On the Student Center's first floor, renovated space includes offices
for Student Activities, Student Government and other clubs, student newspaper
and radio station.
entrance from the Hughes Drive side of campus.
Center, from the balcony.
registering for class in the new Registration Center.
Learning Center is a popular place to study.