Utility and Service Notices


Utility and Service Notice


The School of Dentistry and the School of Nursing Renovation Construction Progress Announcement


March 9, 2018


Facilities Management is pleased to report that Phase II of the renovations to the School of Dentistry and the School of Nursing on the Long campus of UT Health San Antonio are underway.

Please note: These renovations will impact access and travel in this area of the Long campus.


School of Dentistry, R Section renovation highlights include:
  • 2nd Floor renovations are progressing. This floor will be occupied by Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Speech Therapy will be located. The Admissions office for the School of Health Professions Dean is also being created on this floor.
  • Beginning Monday, March 12, 2018:
    • Closure of 2nd floor lobby School of Dentistry. This closure is necessary to renovate the lobby entrance and for Fire and Life Safety upgrades to the adjacent stairwell. Detour signage will be provided to route pedestrian traffic to an adjacent building entrance. Please click here for detour route information.
    • 3rd Floor: Approximately half of R Section is now under construction to create office suites for Student Counseling, School of Health Professions Office of the Dean and Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Departmental Offices.
    • 4th floor: Approximately 60% of this floor is now under construction to create Department of Pediatrics office suites.
    • All levels: Restroom Accessibility and Fire and Life Safety Upgrades.
  • Beginning Monday, March 26, 2018: Closure of Parking Lot 7 to all vehicular traffic. Pedestrian traffic into the School of Dentistry will continue to be available. This closure is necessary for improvements to Handicap Accessibility and Life/Safety systems, including access for fire department equipment. The closure is necessary to reconfigure the parking lot to upgrade accessible parking spaces, replacement of sidewalks and reinforcement of parking surfaces to handle the extreme loads of fire apparatus.

The School of Nursing renovations highlights include:

  • 1st Floor renovations are progressing smoothly. Renovation activities include significant upgrades to classrooms including the Nancy Smith Hurd Auditorium.
  • 2nd floor: Renovations for the Office of Nursing Research and Scholarship (ONRS).
  • All levels: Restroom Accessibility and Fire and Life Safety Upgrades.

Overall project completion remains scheduled for December 2019. Bartlett Cocke is the General Contractor. Facilities Management in conjunction with UT Systems Office of Facilities Planning & Construction (OFPC) will manage the project. Should you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Johnson at johnsonj9@uthscsa.edu or 567-2883.