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Reinhardt University Theater

The $7 million theater project includes a 300-seat black box theater, conservatory, portico, grand lobby, box office, north and south loggias, green room, performance studio, paint shop, scene shop, wardrobe shop, media classroom and faculty offices. Built on Lake Mullenix, the new theater will be a centerpiece of Reinhardt’s ‘Arts Around the Lake’ campus and will be a grand addition for students studying theatre, faculty teaching and research and for the larger campus community. The Reinhardt University School of Performing will hold its inaugural theatre/musical theatre performances in the new theater in September 2018.

Previous theater construction update videos

Black Box Theater progress review - Currently 38% complete as of 1/31/18

  • Grading 97% complete
  • Pavement is cut, and the waterline is ready to cross Gordy Circle
  • Ready for the gas line to be installed from Gordy Circle to the building
  • Ready for GA Power to install their power transformer
  • The floor slab for the balance of the building was installed on 1-30
  • The PEMB erection is proceeding
  • The structural steel erection at the conservatory is complete
  • The structural steel for the lobby area is on-site

Eagles View Residence Hall

A new residence hall, currently called “Eagles View,” will include a central teaching and learning hub flanked by two 92-bed wings. Modern accommodations for students engaged in a living/learning community will enjoy this new state-of-the-art facility that is sure to draw attention and wide acclaim. Students arriving on campus for fall 2018 will enjoy living and learning in this stellar new facility and are sure to help recruit others to our growing ‘Reinhardt on the rise.'

Previous Eagles View Residence Hall construction update videos

Eagle View Residence Hall progress review - Currently 26% complete as of 1/31/18

  • Grading is 93% complete
  • Ready for the gas line to be installed from Gordy Circle to the building
  • Ready for GA Power to install their power transformer
  • Under slab plumbing and electrical rough-in is complete
  • The slab for "B" Wing was installed on 2-9
  • The structural steel for the Entrance Pavilion is complete
  • Framing materials are on-site and framing has begun

Gordy Dining Center

Construction on the additional new space that will make the Gordy Dining Hall two-thirds larger than the existing space began in December 2017, and is on target for completion in early August 2018. Renovations to existing space will follow, including upgrades to mechanical systems and food service preparation areas. Following in the tradition of the Gordy family, who founded and still operate The Varsity restaurants in Atlanta, Athens, Alpharetta, Kennesaw and by food truck, this addition to campus is sure to enhance the culinary experience of students and the community alike.

Previous Gordy Dining Center construction update videos

Gordy Dining Center progress review - Currently 11% complete as of 1/31/18

  • Foundations and the slab on grade are 90% complete for the addition. Waiting on the underground fiber optic lines to be relocated and removed. Once they are removed the remaining foundations, the elevator pit and the balance of the building slab can be installed.
  • Underground electrical is underway in the new electrical room
  • Working to install new sanitary sewer lines not shown on the plans (Change Order)
  • GA Power needs to determine whether one new transformer can handle the existing and new electrical loads or if it will require 2 transformers

Campus construction brings parking changes for spring semester

Click here to view the current parking map in effect during campus construction

The start of 2018 brings many changes to Reinhardt’s campus, including new parking requirements due to new building construction and renovations. All changes are currently in effect.

The Gordy Dining Center renovation has begun and the parking lot nearest the facility is closed. Construction crews have had to use parking at the Hubbard, Blue and Gold Residence Halls, leading to changes in parking locations and designated lots.

Commuter students have four parking options:

  • Brown Athletic Center gym and its adjacent gravel lot
  • North Cherokee Church of Christ, located at the corner of Highways 108 an 140
  • Bartow Street lot, located directly across from Burgess Administration Building; and,
  • Falany Performing Arts Center.

Residential students living at Hubbard Blue and Gold have four parking options:

  • The “Gold” lot behind the building;
  • Fincher Visual Arts Building, other than in spaces marked “Reserved”;
  • East/West Apartments; and,
  • Funk Heritage Center.

Additional parking information:

Please remember the current policy allows for only three parking citations each academic year. After the third citation, your vehicle is subject to being impounded and your parking permit revoked.

Anyone with questions or concerns should contact Jay Duncan at 770.720.5543.