Facilities & Equipment


Our department is housed in one of the most distinctive places on campus - the Swenson Civil Engineering building. It is a LEED Gold facility and was featured in Architect magazine when it first opened in 2010. 

The building houses state-of-the-art classrooms and labs. Highlights include:

  • Labs in every focus area for hands-on training and student projects
  • Structural strong floor and reaction wall with two 15-ton gantry cranes
  • Extensive high bay area
  • Hydraulic lab with large-scale flume
  • Infrastructure materials lab
  • Pavement engineering lab
  • Geomaterials lab (soil and rock testing)
  • Environmental lab (water chemistry)
  • Computer lab with Civil Engineering software
A building that teaches: