2018 Capital Request

View the 2018 Capital Request Summary (PDF)

Each year, the University requests state funding for capital investment projects approved by the Board of Regents. These building and infrastructure projects are critical to prepare students for successful careers in the 21st century, recruit and retain world class faculty and staff, and drive innovation and discovery, all while being responsible stewards of resources. Below are the four requested projects approved by the Board of Regents. 

HEAPR

Higher Education Asset Preservation and Replacement

$200 million in state funding

Maximize the effectiveness and life of the University of Minnesota's 29 million square feet of infrastructure. The University allocates HEAPR funding systemwide in four categories: health, safety, and accessibility; building systems; utility infrastructure; and energy efficiency.

Project summary and PDF handout

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Greater MN Academic Renewal

$10.5 million in state funding
$5.3 million invested by the University
$15.8 million project total

Renovate and renew obsolete classrooms and laboratories on the University's Crookston, Duluth, and Morris campuses to support new learning opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM); humanities; and teacher education.

Project summary and PDF handout

Pillsbury Hall Renovation

Pillsbury Hall Capital Renewal

$24 million in state funding
$12 million invested by the University
$36 million project total

Renovate one of the Twin Cities campus’s oldest and most iconic buildings to provide modern teaching, learning, and research spaces, promote collaborative learning, and bolster undergraduate education for more than 6,000 students.

Project summary and PDF handout

Glensheen

Glensheen Capital Renewal

$4 million in state funding
$4 million in non-state funding
$8 million project total

Repair Glensheen, Minnesota’s historic estate, to stabilize current structures and minimize additional deterioration.

Project summary and PDF handout

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