Biobehavioral Health Building


The following is a overview of the construction schedule for the Biobehavioral Health Building. This schedule is intended to be a reference of milestone dates and is subject to change.

Note: grey text denotes a portion of the project that is completed.

Lot Closure
Henderson Parking lot (Brown G) closes October 29, 2010
Contact JoLaine Teyssier ( regarding parking reassignments.
Temporary Work Site Prepared
November 2010
Temporary work site prepared on south end of HUB Lawn for construction staging, material delivery, and temporary construction offices.
'Bridge' Closure
December 13, 2010
"Bridge" connecting Henderson Building and Henderson Building South abated and demolished.
December 2010 - January 2011
February 2011 - May 2011
Foundations for Biobehavioral Health Building completed.
Noise and vibrations will be heard and felt as the foundation is prepared.
Steel Structure
May 2011 - July 2011
Steel superstructure erected and completed.
Noise will be heard as steel is erected.
May 2011 - August 2011
Site utilities installed.
Exterior of building completed February 2012
February 2012 - November 2012
Interior fit-out of building.
Final Completion — Move-in
November 2012

Project FAQs

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Building Location and Site Plan

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Project Announcement and Overview

On July 9, 2010, Penn State's Board of Trustees approved final plans for the Biobehavioral Health Building, which will be located south of Henderson Building between Old Main Lawn and HUB Lawn at University Park.

Biobehavioral health will be the primary academic unit in the 93,500-square-foot building. Other units sharing the facility will include the Gerontology Center, the Center for Diverse Families and Communities, the Prevention Research Center for the Promotion of Human Development, and the college's Information Systems and Services.

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Past Events Related to the Construction

A list of past events related to the construction of the Biobehavioral Health Building.