West Library was repurposed into the student lounge.
Non-Academic Facilities Committee was formed to assess campus needs.
ASWSUTC informal survey found that students desired a student union building and an on-campus recreation center.
Informal survey showed continued high levels of support for a student union building.
Preliminary student union assessment study was conducted by the external firm Brailsford & Dunlavey.
Another student survey was completed to determine programming preferences for a student union building.
External firm Integrus completed a programming study that determined the feasibility of a 6,250 student union building and a construction cost of $5,040,000.
Spring semester, ASWSUTC passed a referendum by 77% affirming support of a student union building.
Fall semester, ASWUTC passed a referendum by 79% approving a $100 per semester fee for the student union building. At the time, $1,450,000 had been reserved from Service and Activities fee for the project.
October, ASWSUTC President Rigo Leon presented a report on the SUB project to the WSU Board of Regents.
December-Student Union governance guidelines were approved by Chancellor Moo-Young.
Spring semester, ASWSUTC passed a 2nd referendum by 64% approving a second fee of $50 per semester to fully fund the project.
May, WSU Board of Regents approved the design build student union project and granted an exception to issue bonds to finance the project.
August, Student Union final program presented to ASWSUTC at their beginning of the school year retreat.
September, Integrus worked with ASWSUTC and campus leadership to develop the request for purchase (RFP) and request for qualifications (RFQ) bidding documents.
October, RFQ proprietary selection committee was formed and proposal hearings started.
November, Leon and Keeble, Inc. was selected as the design-build finalist.
December, Chancellor signed MOU with ASWSUTC committing Floyd 136 as spaces for student programming and services after the student union is completed. SUB Design Validation Meetings commenced.
March, Leon and Keeble submitted final validation document.
March, Meeting between campus executives, ASWSUTC, and the SUB Design Committee was conducted to get final consensus on overall layout of the building.
March, WSU Board of Regents formally approved the construction project and design.
May, Ceremonial Groundbreaking was conducted.
July, Construction officially started.
August, SUB Governance Board and meeting schedule was established.