From groundbreaking to grand opening, here’s the preliminary timeline for construction of the first phase of the UAB Science and Engineering Complex. The new home for the Departments of Biology and Physics—along with lab and support space for the Department of Chemistry—the building will include 145,784 square feet of instructional, research- and support-laboratory space; classroom space; and faculty and staff office space.

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Final budget approvals

February 2020
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Bid out for construction

July 2020
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Bid approved and final approvals

August 2020
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Groundbreaking

Fall 2021
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Construction

Fall 2021 - Spring 2023
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Departments move in

Spring/Summer 2023
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Classes begin

Fall 2023