With the addition and renovation of the Jepson Science Center, now totaling 113,882 square feet, the four science departments were able to increase their teaching space and laboratory facilities to meet the ever expanding demand for their majors and programs. The three-story expansion, “Jepson East”, added 41,667 square feet, creating new academic space for Earth and Environmental Sciences, and Physics. While Biology and Chemistry remained in the existing but newly renovated “Jepson West”, which will saw renovation of over 28,519 square feet of its’ original space. The original and the expansion interconnect on the second, third, and fourth floors. The project was completed in August 2019.