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Cofrin Technology & Education Center


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Making an

Not just replacing, but reinventing.

With this new building, we're meeting the needs not just of the University, but also our community. The new Cofrin Technology and Education Center innovates new ways of learning, conducting research, working and collaborating. More than a building, this structure creates a new heart for the campus, commanding the space between the Weidner for Performing Arts and Rose Hall that forms the lawn, boulevard and circle of Main Entrance Drive.

Building Site

Storied History

Since UW-Green Bay opened its doors in 1965, the library played a central role in our institution.

Library History

Coming 2027

Construction is planned to begin spring 2025, move-in early 2027, with old library demolition to follow.

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State funding for this project was approved in 2021 Wisconsin Act 58 at $96,297,000.

Project Updates

first floor lobby renderingUWGB CTEC Conceptual Massing StudyCTEC architectural rendering of the exterior campus entrance

To Campus

Connecting the campus with the community.

The new Cofrin Technology and Education Center will showcase the intellectual pursuits of the University while fostering cultural connections to the local community.

  • Welcoming public spaces
  • Student-focused study & collaboration spaces
  • Research commons
  • University partner spaces
  • Library & archives
  • First Nations education spaces
  • Staff workspace
  • University administrative offices

Building Plans