Beginning with a single academic building, the Mount Allison campus has continued to evolve with 38 buildings and 72-acres to date.

As part of our commitment to uphold and maintain the quality of the Mount Allison experience for current and future students, we continue to work towards the development and implementation of various maintenance and renewal initiatives to existing spaces.

Future projects

R.P. Bell Library

Renovations to the R.P. Bell Library and Archives will include a new Hub for Innovation and Learning, delivering spaces and resources that enhance interdisciplinary programming to support the student experience.

Stay tuned for more details in January 2024.

Current projects

Harper Hall

Opening September 2024

This renovation involves a complete reconstruction of the residence, which first opened in 1965. Harper Hall is expected to be ready for Fall 2024 move-in, featuring 139 sustainable ensuites.

The main floor will also feature a new Residence Life Zone, providing a shared space for activities and gatherings for residence students and guests.

Recently completed projects

Athletic Centre

The McCormack Gymnasium, located in the Athletic Centre, re-opened in the Spring of 2023 after a $5.5 million ventilation and renewal project. The gymnasium had not had any significant upgrades since the Athletic Centre opened in 1961.

The renovations included:

  • Ventilation system replacement
  • Retractable bleachers and new hardwood flooring
  • Lighting
  • Scoreboard, nets, and basketball equipment
  • Insulation, doors, and new interior finishes 

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