Skaggs Expansion

Skaggs Expansion and Renovation

The expansion and renovation of the College of Pharmacy’s Skaggs Pharmaceutical Sciences Center will allow more cutting-edge research, education, innovation and training to happen here.


Under construction since September 2018, critical infrastructure upgrades will allow dedicated research scientists to double our research capacity over the next 10 years in areas including pharmacogenomics, drug discovery, pharmacology and toxicology. It will allow us to accept the highest caliber students and educate them in state-of-the-art, modern laboratories and workspaces. It also ensures that we will continue to have a greater impact on the health of people and populations around the world for generations. 

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Fast Facts

Total Expansion & Renovation: Expanding 32,000 square feet which include four floors dedicated to interprofesssional research, drug discovery and education
Cost: $26 million 
Construction Timeline: 18 months with a target completion date of early 2020
Partners & Major Donors: The ALSAM Foundation, alumni R. Ken Coit, his wife Donna and Rick Katz; Dean emeritus Jack Cole, Dean Rick Schnellmann and faculty members