Construction Alert: Northeast entrance at NOTL Campus to close June 14

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As construction progresses on the Marotta Family Innovation Complex project at the Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus, the construction zone will be expanded tomorrow (June 14) to  include the main  entrance at the northeast corner of the main campus building, as well as the stairway exits at the northeast corner of the building, adjacent to Yerich Auditorium. During the construction period, the closest entrance to the east side of the main campus building is at the south end of the East Wing. (see graphic at right). These changes will be in effect for the duration of the construction period for the Fitness Centre, Gymnasium, and Agri-Food Research project, which is scheduled to continue until spring, 2018.

About the Marotta Family Innovation Complex project

This 49,000 square-foot, four-storey expansion project includes a fitness centre/studio and gymnasium on the lower floor; five classrooms and a security office on the main floor; classrooms, student entrepreneurship space, a science lab and meeting rooms on the second floor; and industry space, student research space, food sciences and processing lab, and meeting rooms on the third floor. The project also incorporates sustainable technologies, including an electric vehicle charging stations, a green roof water retention system, high efficiency cooling system replacement, and a rainwater collection and irrigation system. The project is funded by the Government of Canada’s Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund (SIF) and the Ontario government. Completion is scheduled for spring, 2018.

The Marotta Family Innovation Complex project is part of a $65 million campus redevelopment project at the Welland and NOTL Campuses designed to modernize learning environments, enhance students’ college experience, and expand NC’s role in research and innovation. Learn more at