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K-State Student Union
918 N. 17th Street
Manhattan, KS 66506

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The K-State campus, Manhattan community and surrounding area celebrated the groundbreaking for Your Union renovation 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 2 outside the north entrance of the K-State Student Union. The program featured:

  • Renovation plans and rendering browsing
  • Students from the K-State Marching Band
  • President Kirk Schulz
  • Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students Dr. Pat Bosco
  • Union Executive Director Bill Smriga
  • Student leaders
  • Free Call Hall ice cream
  • Willie the Wildcat

Phase One

Renovation for phase one began in September 2015 and completion is expected in April 2016. The focus of this stage is primarily on the ground floor. All roofs and exterior windows will be replaced. The Union second floor concourse will receive new carpet, finishes and furniture. This phase will specifically include: 

  • New south facade with windows
  • K-State Campus Store complete remodel
  • Consolidated student organization space
  • Updated courtyard featuring wood floor with Powercat
  • New exterior windows and new roof facility wide
  • Up-to-date retail areas

Phase Two

Phase two begins January 2016 and renovations will occur throughout the entire Union first floor until project completion in December 2016. Anchored by a new sports pub and grill, the renovation will feature a new dining services operating model that will replace the current food court with six separate restaurants. This phase will specifically include: 

  • Sports pub and grill
  • Call Hall ice cream shop
  • Expanded convenience store
  • Welcome desk
  • Consolidated student organization space
  • Collaborative student lounge space

Phase Three

Third floor renovations will be the primary focus of phase three. Beginning April 2016, these renovations will create new office area for student support services and Union departments. This phase will specifically include: 

  • New human resource department location
  • Expanded PowerCat Financial and student services offices

Grand Opening

Your Union renovation was completed Fall 2017. A Renovation Celebration for the newly renovated Union was held October 13, 2017.