The Western Illinois Quad Cities Riverfront Campus is transforming students college experience.
Phase II of the project will bring a set of interconnected buildings and a new feel to campus.
School leaders say it's all about the students at the western Illinois riverfront campus.
More students are enrolling and they're asking for more majors, so school leaders are creating the space.
Kristi Mindrup from WIU says, "First of all they were part of the process, and so they helped us build this campus literally in the design stage. We got a lot of the input from them and is what they want their campus to look like."
The buildings are going up just off the riverfront with amazing views as you can see during construction, which is on schedule.
The set of buildings is designed to create the feel of a 'quad' or central area for students.
Phase II will make room for different majors like communications, justice administration and more.
It will also bring admissions, financial aid, career counseling and other student services all to one building.
But that's not all, there is also a brand new library and a counseling clinic are included in this phase.
School leaders say they hope to have phase II complete be fall 2014, and they already have phase III plans in the works.
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