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Aztec Student Union October Update

The student union raises its profile with a new website and steel erection.

Aztec student union logoIt’s hard to miss Aztec Student Union these days. The building is increasingly visible thanks to the steel beams erected since Aug. 31.

Despite the heat, project crews are steadily revealing the building’s largesse, from its sheer height to its larger footprint as compared to Aztec Center. Ironworkers will continue to place, secure and weld beams, in addition to cutting and fitting the floor decks, during the next few weeks.

To watch the steel erection process remotely, visit the new Aztec Student Union website.

Stay updated

Student Union construction site, fall 2012, with crane

Associated Students launched a new website for the project, which is updated with the latest news and photos from the construction site. The new website also features the live construction camera, updated design concepts, sustainable elements of the building and more. Updates are also available on the Aztec Student Union:

About Aztec Student Union

Construction on the Aztec Student Union broke ground in June 2011. Funded by a student fee referendum approved in March 2010, the Aztec Student Union will serve as a campus “living room” for SDSU students, faculty, staff and visitors to study, socialize, dine and relax.

As part of the project, Associated Students and the university will pursue LEED Platinum certification with the U.S. Green Building Council — a distinction that would make the building the first LEED Platinum-certified student union in the California State University system. Learn more.

About Associated Students

Associated Students is an independent, student-directed, non-profit corporation that is one of the largest student governance organizations in the CSU system. As an affiliate of SDSU, the programs and facilities A.S. manages are enjoyed by students, faculty, staff and the San Diego community.

Visit the website to learn more about Associated Students.

 

View of construction from bridge, fall 2012