2018 Capital Request
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.
$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.
$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.
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.
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.
Show your Support for the U of M's Capital Request
- 2018 Capital Request Proposal Comparison
- U of M President Kaler highlights overall impact of the University to Minnesota Legislature (March 6, 2018)
- U of M capital request focuses entirely on infrastructure renewal across the state (February 21, 2018)
- Governor Dayton’s historic support for U of M’s full capital request highlights importance of higher education to the state (January 16, 2018)
- Regents approve 2018 capital request, focusing on U of M’s statewide impact (October 13, 2017)