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Science Complex Construction

Science Complex Progress (exterior view)

Making Progress:

Construction has begun on the new Science Complex at South Mountain Community College! Set to be completed by May 2022, the brand-new Science Complex was designed and planned by SMCC with McCarthy Building and Gensler to be a state-of-the-art complex to provide students with the latest technology in labs, classrooms, and career preparation.

Come back often, as we post regular photo updates on the progression and construction of this exciting new building!

Time-Lapse Videos

Turn up your sound and enjoy these time lapse views of the construction progress. The video to the left is from the first month, October 2021.

The Ground-Breaking Ceremony for the new South Mountain Community College (SMCC) Science Complex took place Thursday, August 26 at 9 am.

The ceremony was celebrated by SMCC leadership, science faculty, alumni, Maricopa Community Colleges, McCarthy Building Inc. and Gensler Design team members.

In a livestreamed event, the program highlighted the impact the new Science Complex will have for students and the surrounding community.

SMCC President, Dr. Shari Olson shared her excitement and gratitude to all who were involved in the process to make the Science Complex a reality, noting the struggles it took to get to the groundbreaking.