• Student Union Interior Construction
  • Staying Connected - Zoom
  • Student Union Rendering
  • Construction of Student Union
  • Hard hats at the North Residential Area groundbreaking
  • Boyden Recreational Fields
  • McGuirk Stadium Bubble
  • McGuirk Stadium Rendering
  • Chiller Plant
  • The Rec Center floor
  • Integrated Design Building
  • Jeff Quackenbush, Ed Blaguszewski and Shane Conklin at the NLSB
  • The Integrative Learning Center
  • The Life Science Laboratories
  • The Commonwealth Honors College Residential Complex
  • Isenberg School of Management

Building tomorrow today.


The Design & Construction Management Division is an authorized agent of the state's Division of Capital Asset Management (DCAM).  We're responsible for all capital projects, plant adaptation, and other non-maintenance construction on state property within the University of Massachusetts Amherst.​

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Relocations during the Student Union Renovation

View a directory of temporary relocations of student services, buisnesses and registered organizations (RSOs) while the Student Union is being renovated.

John Olver Design Building Receives COTE® Top Ten Plus 2020 Award

The John Olver Design Building continues to set the standard for sustainable design practices, and has been awarded as the COTE® Top Ten Plus 2020 Award by the AIA for it's social, economic, and ecological value for the environment.

2019-2020 BCT Awards and Scholarships

Congratulations to Hunter Apteker and Robson Stewert! Each have received a scholarship for their leadership and outstanding academic achievements during the 2020 academic year in the Building Construction and Technology department at Umass.


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Featured Project:

Worcester Commons

Worcester DC - architect's renderingWhile maintaining the operation of the existing Worcester Dining Commons, a new 87,000 SF building will be constructed on the site that is currently Parking Lot 63 north of the Integrated Science Center.  The building will contain the new Worcester Commons, a ground-floor retail food café, the commercial bakery currently located at Hamden, and a restaurant.   A “Neighborhood Center” of student spaces is also planned including lounges, meeting rooms, a fitness center, a contemplative space, and music practice rooms.  The project is scheduled for completion for the Fall, 2020 semester..


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