Campus Construction

A Bold Vision of the Future

Whether it’s minor maintenance or major construction, Butler’s 300+ acre campus is continually evolving, further distinguishing our urban University as a national and global school of choice.

students walking by BU sign

Strengthening our commitment to the Butler community.

While campus construction projects and infrastructure enhancements may seem like dusty inconveniences, the end result will undoubtedly position Butler University as  an innovative leader in the creation and delivery of transformative student-centered learning experiences that prepare graduates to make a meaningful impact in the world.

Campus Projects

construction on the sciences complex

Shaping the Sciences

The 36-month sciences renovation and expansion project is well underway. Crews are now working to improve accessibility to the Holcomb Building by installing a new loading dock, temporary pathways, a front entrance, and temporary walls.


New Esports Facility

By the time students arrive on the Butler University campus in fall 2022, a 7,500-square-foot space dedicated to esports and technology will be ready to welcome them back.

Residential College dining hall

Modernizing Student Housing

Opened in 1989, Residential College (ResCo) has recently undergone renovations. The residence hall, which is home to about 470 primarily first-year students, received upgrades including updated rooms, bathrooms, and completely overhauled dining facility.

Blue at the Canal

Protecting Our Community

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has completed construction on the Indianapolis North Flood Damage Reduction Project. Crews installed a new flood wall in Holcomb Gardens, complete with an adjacent pedestrian pathway and decorative lighting.