Science & Innovation Center Construction

Projects and Planning

Hofstra University is engaged in major construction, renovation and planning projects campus-wide. See a complete listing below. The outline of the first year Dining Services project completions is located on the Dining Services website.

Building and Construction Projects

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Recently Completed

  • Business School Building
    The new 52,000 square foot building adjacent to CV Starr Hall opened in December 2018.  The building houses the Frank G. Zarb School of Business departments, student collaborative and study space, labs, School of Business career and admissions services, and the Center for Entrepreneurship and IdeaHUb. Expanded parking area and large entrance plaza and walkway were  included in the project.  Visit the School of Business website for more information.
  • Physical Education Building Second Floor
    The second-floor renovations provided new space for the School of Health Professions and Human Services including four new classroom spaces, computer lab and faculty offices, with new floor, ceiling, lighting and audio-visual and information technology.
  • Addition of lounge furnishings throughout Academic and Residential areas to increase the number of student study/social spaces.
  • C.V. Starr Classroom Upgrade.
  • New South Campus Parking Lot Expansion.
  • Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library HVAC Systems upgrade.
  • Gallon Wing Physician Assistant Program expansion and space improvement.
  • Weller Hall Renovation refurbished the entire facility, new mechanical equipment and furnishings.  Opened in December 2021, home to the Center for Career Design and Development and our educational partner INTO.


  • Construction of a new School of Engineering
  • Full environmental review with traffic study for the proposed new School of Engineering building to be located on the east campus.
  • Science & Innovation Center – The Hofstra University Science & Innovation Center is the future home for the School of Nursing and the School of Engineering and Applied Science.  The new facility will be 75,000 square feet LEED Silver building that is expected to be completed by December 2022. 


  • Berliner Hall Lab Upgrade

Sustainable Building and Energy Management

Facilities and Operations demonstrates and supports Hofstra's longstanding commitment to sustainable practices. Some recent projects include:

  • Hofstra is an EPA Green Power Partner and purchases 30% green power annually.
  • Over 100 bottle filling stations are located across the campus. The first station was installed in 2009.
  • Expanded collection of recyclables throughout the campus.
  • Lighting Upgrades- Hofstra is continually converting to LED lighting in indoor campus spaces. Improvements to the campus entryways, roadways and parking areas are currently underway.
  • Three electric vehicle charging stations installed on campus.
  • REV Campus Challenge Achiever member. The REV Campus Challenge promotes clean energy efforts by recognizing New York State Colleges and Universities that implement clean energy projects and principles on campus, in the classroom and in surrounding communities.
  • The USGBC (US Green Building Council) LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver Certification was awarded for the extension of the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell extension in May 2016. The Frank G. Zarb School of Business extension project, connecting to the CV Starr building with a second-floor bridge, was also  designed and built to LEED Silver Certification standard, with the United States Green Building Council (USGBC).