The student center and housing complex is being constructed along Seagate Drive, just
west of the existing Selby Auditorium and Crosley Campus Center.
The walls for the building will consist of 589 precast pieces, totaling 3,466 cubic
yards. In general, a cubic yard of concrete weighs about 4,050 pounds — meaning the panels
will weigh a total of more than 14 million pounds. The heaviest piece will weigh
The building will be approximately 100,000 square feet on six floors.
32,000-square-foot student center on first two floors.
68,000 square feet of suites and apartments on the top four floors.
200 students will be able to live on the top four floors.
Architectural features in the student center portion will include large windows allowing
students and visitors to look out toward Sarasota Bay and Longboat Key.
The student center will include a ballroom, dining facilities, a bookstore, lounges,
meeting space and offices for USF World, student government and other organizations.