Learn more about One World Cafe
Construction of UB's One World Cafe is one of the most significant campus construction projects since the North Campus was first built. Some disruptions are to be expected during the project's duration, which is expected to last until fall 2022. Everyone is advised to take extra time traveling around campus, as regular routes may be blocked by construction barriers.
Check here often for the latest updates on this construction project.
The following are anticipated construction activities that will be noticeable in and around Capen and Norton halls on North Campus between March 2 and March 27, 2020. Detours and alternate paths are currently marked. No new detours are anticipated during normal business hours.
Week of March 2, 2020
Norton 2nd floor, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. — light demolition
Week of March 9, 2020
Norton 1st and 2nd floor, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. — light demolition
Week of March 16, 2020 (Spring break) – Temporary nighttime closure of Norton-Capen ground floor corridor
During spring break (Mon. March 16 through Sat. March 21, 2020) during the night hours of 6 p.m. to 7 a.m., the ground floor corridor between Norton and Capen halls will be closed to ensure visitor safety during stair removal.
Norton ground floor — Light demolition during the day; possible nighttime tunnel construction from 9 p.m. – 5 a.m. Monday through Friday.
Construction of UB’s One World Café will require significant changes to how you access and navigate Capen Hall, Norton Hall and Talbert Hall.
Students, faculty and staff on the North Campus should be prepared for disruptions. Everyone is advised to take extra time finding their classes, as regular routes may be blocked by construction barriers.
University Facilities is working diligently to minimize confusion and has taken these actions:
(Effective Jan. 24, 2020 until further notice)
We recognize the inconvenience a construction project of this scope presents and we appreciate your patience and understanding.
If you have questions or concerns, please contact University Facilities Customer Service:
UB Police: (716) 645-2222