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$6.5 Million in Upgrades to Residence Halls Now Complete

Renovations include rest rooms and pathways on the Quad.

The Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY) announced the completion of $6.5 million in upgrades to Outback, Big Haus, and Fort Awesome. Additionally, ADA-compliant pathways on the Quad connecting Crossroads, Big Haus, Farside, and the Outback residence halls and the main dining hall were also completed.

“At Purchase College, $6.5 million in upgrades included major bathroom renovations in Outback and Big Haus residence halls. In addition, lounges in the Big Haus residence hall were fitted with a water-bottle fill station to minimize plastic bottle waste.

At Fort Awesome residence hall, the second phase of exterior masonry repairs were completed and new pathways in the center quad of Building 45* were constructed in compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA).”

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(*Building 45 refers the main residence hall that comprises Big Haus / Crossroads / Farside.)