New Energy Plant Nearly Operational


Construction is complete for the new renewable energy facility, which will burn local wood chips and wood by-products. The plant is finishing trial runs and will be fully operational for the start of fall semester 2013.  Project Details.


New Academic Building Under Construction


Construction is well under way for the new Jamrich Hall, a replacement for NMU's largest academic classroom facility. Exterior construction is expected to be completed November 2013 with full occupancy expected for August 2014.  Project Details.

Door Access Security Project


  • This project consists of the replacement of the existing Door Access Security system.  There are 19 buildings included in the project which includes hard-wired and wireless card readers.  The features in the new system will enable remote locking and unlocking of buildings as well as improving campus security during an emergency.  The new system being installed will be provided by CBORD.

    Project Details.


Fire Alarm Replacement Project

The project will include the full replacement of the existing fire alarm and detection systems in the following buildings: PEIF, Superior Dome, Berry Event Center, Cohodas Hall, Art & Design, Thomas Fine Arts, McClintock Building, Forest Roberts Theater, Learning Resource Center, Services Building, Jacobetti, and University Center. All individual building systems shall communicate to a new central station located in the dispatch area of the Public Safety Department within the Services Building.

PEIF Roof Replacement Project

The PEIF built-up roof, originally installed in 1974 and re-roofed in 1990, is scheduled to be completely replaced.  Project Details.

Cohodas Hall Lobby Renovation

The Cohodas Lobby will be receiving new finishes. Construction is expected to take place during the summer of 2013. Project Details.

Builders and Architects

If you'd like to learn more about current or upcoming NMU facilities renovations and construction projects, including being added to bid lists, contact us.

  • Engineering and architectural firms:
    NMU Engineering and Planning
    1401 Presque Isle Avenue
    Marquette, MI 49855
  • Information about current bid projects:
    NMU Purchasing Department
    1401 Presque Isle Avenue
    Marquette, MI 49855

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