Construction

An image of Oakton College's Ten Hoeve Construction.

1st Floor Partnership Hall – Des Plaines TenHoeve

Stakeholder(s):

Educational Foundation, Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

Percent Complete:

99%

Project Start:

12/1/2023

Project Completion:

06/28/2024

The punchlist is currently being completed by the contractor.

Furniture installation is expected to take place Monday, June 17 – Friday, June 21. Cotter Consulting is scheduling move management meetings with the end user groups.

An image of Oakton College's Des Plaines campus office rennovations.

Des Plaines Enabling Renovations, Critical Adjacencies

Stakeholder(s):

Office of Academic Affairs, Office of Liberal Arts, Office of Institutional Research

Percent Complete:

37%

Project Start:

04/08/2024

Project Completion:

01/17/2025

Phase 1 office suite renovations for Liberal Arts and Institutional Research is nearing completion. The contractor is working to install finishes. Furniture is expected to arrive during the week of July 8. Department moves (Liberal Arts and Institutional Research) are tentatively scheduled for the week of July 15.

Phase 2 of construction is tentatively scheduled to begin in the existing Liberal Arts suite and Academic Affairs the last week of July.

An image of the Skokie  Library Learning Commons Construction update.

Skokie Library Learning Commons

Stakeholder(s):

ADRC, Learning Center, Library, Testing Center, TRIO

Percent Complete:

83%

Project Start:

12/18/2023

Project Completion:

07/01/2024

The contractor is working to install finishes throughout both floors. Construction is planned to be substantially complete on the week of July 1. The furniture is scheduled for installation week of July 8. Department moves are tentatively planned for the weeks of July 29 and Aug. 9.

An image of the new door and hardware replacement at Oakton College.

Door and Hardware Replacement

Percent Complete:

10%

Project Start:

TBD

Project Completion:

TBD

Kluber Architects is working on construction documents for phase 1, which entails repairs and replacement to exterior doors across both campuses. Construction dates will be established upon completion of construction documents and bidding process.

An image of Oakton's Skokie campus for construction.

CDB Skokie Replace Exterior Systems

Percent Complete:

100%

Project Start:

07/24/2023

Project Completion:

02/29/2024

Project is complete.

Oakton is working on project closeout with contractor and CDB.

An image of updated Signage at Oakton College.

Signage Update

Percent Complete:

100%

Project Start:

11/22/2021

Project Completion:

07/26/2024

All interior signs have been installed and corrections to signage are complete. The contractor will be changing the parking lot lettering on June 17 on exterior wayfinding signs. All exterior signage is installed except for new signage at door 5 at Des Plaines, which will be installed in July 2024.

An image of the master construction plan at Oakton College.

Landscape Master Plan Project

Percent Complete:

63%

Project Start:

10/23/2023

Project Completion:

07/26/2024

Work is progressing across both campuses. Door 5 at Skokie is expected to remain open throughout construction. Work will begin at door 5 during the week of June 17, and be complete by June 25.  Work at door 5 will include demolition and replacement of concrete, construction of new benches and installation of new landscaping.

An image the Des Plaines campus construction layout for phase one and two.

Des Plaines Adjacencies Phase 1 and 2

Stakeholder(s):

Office of Student Affairs, Oakton IT, ADRC, Testing Center

Percent Complete:

1%

Project Start:

Project Completion:

In the design stage.

An image of the construction layout for the Des Plaines Library Learning Commons and elevator.

Des Plaines Library Learning Commons and Elevator Modification

Stakeholder(s):

Library, Learning Center, Center for Teaching Innovation, Math Labs (STEM), TRIO, IT Help Desk

Percent Complete:

1%

Project Start:

Project Completion:

In the design stage.

An image of the Oakton College Leaf on a grey background.

Baseball Field Renovation

Stakeholder(s):

Athletics Department

Percent Complete:

40%

Project Start:

Spring 2023

Project Completion:

Fall 2024

Field demolition and sub-grading is completed. Surveying crews are verifying surface grade elevations and irrigation system installation will begin June 10.

An image of the Oakton College leaf on a grey background.

Des Plaines and Skokie Campus Exterior Lighting Upgrades

Project Start:

7/1/2024

Project Completion:

TBD

The lighting engineer will conduct current lighting levels study in early July to determine future upgrades.