Active Projects

We’re now moving into the next phase, which includes continued improvement of campus infrastructure and beginning construction on the new instructional building, science building, and gym modernization project.

On this page, you can find the following active projects:

Rendering of the new instructional building on Sierra Rocklin campus

New Instructional Building

77,000 square feet, three stories
Design-build budget: $58M
Project budget: $69.6M
Completion: Spring 2023

Measure E funded

  • New, modern and comfortable classrooms for current and future instruction and will provide “swing space” for the modernization of other campus buildings
  • Open lobby with student collaboration areas, small coffee shop
  • Connected to Weaver Hall

Learn more about the new instructional building

Rendering of new science building on Sierra Rocklin campus

New Science Building

65,000 square feet
Construction budget: $57M
Project budget: $81.2M
Completion: Summer 2025

Measure E/State/District funded

  • New, right sized science labs
  • New planetarium with 120 seats
  • Lobby space for Museum static and dynamic exhibits
  • Student collaboration areas on second floor

Learn more about the new science building

Rendering of the modern gym building with "Sierra College Home of the Wolverines" sign

New Gym Building / Renovation

81,000 square feet (34,000sf renovation/47,000sf new construction)
Construction budget: $38.9M (estimate)
Project budget: $58.3M
Completion: Fall 2024

State and District funded

  • Code compliant, modern, efficient space for PE classes and Athletics
  • New gymnasium
  • Campus drop-off/pick up location from Sierra College Blvd.

Learn more about the new gym building/renovation

Orange fencing surrounding construction area on Sierra Rocklin campus

Campus Wide Improvements

Project area: Campus-wide
$5.5M construction cost
Measure E funded

Campus improvements not directly related to a specific project, such as: 

  • Landscaping between buildings
  • Pedestrian and vehicle circulation
  • Storm water management

Learn more about the campus wide improvements

Underground water pipes being replaced on Sierra Rocklin campus

Infrastructure Project

Construction budget: $25M
Project budget: $32.6M
Completion: Summer 2022
Measure E funded

Upsizing or replacement of utility and technology services to all existing and new buildings

  • Include electrical service, low voltage (data) service, water service (potable and non-potable), sanitary sewer, and storm water systems
  • Natural gas infrastructure will be extended to the planned new construction

Learn more about the infrastructure project

Welder in safety gear working in the Sierra Rocklin campus welding facility

Applied Technology Center Modernization

37,000 square feet
Construction budget: $30.5M (estimate)
Project budget: $49M
Completion: Summer 2025
State and Measure E funded

This project will modernize and connect the current Automotive Technology and Woods/Metals Technology instructional buildings, which were built in the 1960’s, creating a vocational technology hub on the Rocklin campus. The modernized buildings will be compliant with current building and accessibility codes and reflect current industry technology in the labs and classrooms to support both current and future programs.

Learn more about the NextGen Makerspace, which is part of the Applied Technology Center Modernization

Resident room with two raised beds in student housing on Sierra Rocklin campus

Student Housing

Approximately 131,000 square feet
Design-build budget: $86.M

Project budget: $98.2M
Estimated Start: Winter 2022
Completion: Winter 2024

Self-funded and Measure E funds

  • 350 (+/-) beds
  • Adjacent to the Student Union and Library/Learning Resource Center
  • Will house student support services in addition to student residents

Learn more about the student housing project

Front of Weaver Hall building with multi-panel glass and landscaping

Weaver Hall Modernization

32,641 gross square feet
Construction budget: $19.6M
Project budget: $24.5M

Estimated Start: Winter 2025
Completion: Spring 2027
Measure E funded

The modernized building will provide current technology instructional spaces and be brought up to current accessibility and building code requirements.

Learn more about the Weaver Hall Modernization project