News & Updates

View the latest news and updates about the Housing Facilities Strategic Plan.

Construction of Centennial Village back on track

December 10, 2021 - After active site work for Centennial Village was paused because of the pandemic, the project ramps up this month to prepare for the demolition of Hecht Residential College in May 2022. | More

University’s Lakeside Village welcomes first residents

August 13, 2020 - Lakeside Village, a 12-acre, transformative housing complex on the shores of Lake Osceola in the heart of the Coral Gables Campus, officially opened its doors on Thursday to greet the inaugural class of students. | More

Lakeside Village Elevates Living and Learning

Spring/Summer 2020 - Modern and eco-friendly, the new student housing complex is a place to call home and deepen connections to the community. | More

Stanford Residential College to continue serving students during 2020-21 academic year

April 27, 2020 - The University had planned to close the residential college to make way for the construction of Centennial Village—a new, on-campus residential community. That construction has been paused in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. | More

Lakeside Village reaches the top

April 24, 2019 - The final concrete slabs for the 25 interconnected buildings of the newly named Lakeside Village are complete, marking a key milestone in the construction. | More

University of Miami unveils plans for new on-campus residential village

January 7, 2019 - Centennial Village, which will reimagine student housing on the Coral Gables campus, will replace the Stanford and Hecht Residential Colleges with four new residential colleges. | More

Student Housing Village opening delayed until fall 2020

August 30, 2018 - UM’s new Student Housing Village, currently under construction, will not open to students until fall 2020. The complex was originally scheduled to open next fall. | The Miami Hurricane

Student Housing Village Goes for the Gold

April 22, 2018 - UM’s new Student Housing Village is expected to achieve LEED Gold certification when it opens in Fall 2019 | More

Live Construction Cameras

March 26, 2018 - Take a look inside the construction zone and follow the village's progress in real-time. | More

Construction begins on new Student Housing Village

February 28, 2018 - Concrete trucks arrived on the site last week and began pouring concrete into the massive 300-cubic-yard pits that will serve as foundational footings for the building’s stilt-like supports. | More

Student Housing Village approved by Coral Gables Board of Architects

May 18, 2017 - The City of Coral Gables Board of Architects granted its final administrative approval today for the new Student Housing Village to be built at the University of Miami. | More

Site work begins to prepare for new student housing and School of Architecture studio

May 3, 2017 - The City of Coral Gables Board of Architects provided their preliminary approval for the housing village on March 27, paving the way for the project to begin its initial demolition phase. | More

Scale model arrives at Office of Admission

March 9, 2017 - An impressive scale model of the new Student Housing Village was installed Wednesday at the University of Miami Office of Admission lobby. | Photos

University of Miami announces plans to construct new Student Housing Village

Jan. 27, 2017 - The City of Coral Gables Development Review Committee heard a presentation Friday from the University of Miami to put in motion the development and construction of a new housing project on the Coral Gables campus. The new Student Housing Village, presently slated to begin operation in Fall 2019, is estimated to cost $155 million and is planned to sit on more than 8 acres of land on the southeastern corner of Lake Osceola. The proposed site stretches from the campus lake southward to Ponce de Leon Boulevard and westward to Merrick Drive. | More