Education Building Features
The Doceo Center for Innovation and Learning
A high-tech learning laboratory, will have expanded technology and increased seating capacity. In addition, the Technology Enhanced Active Learning center, known as the TEAL Room, and science room house technology similar to Doceo Center, increasing the access and availability of cutting-edge tools used in a teaching environment.
The Mother’s Room
A quiet, private space for nursing mothers and parents. It is equipped with a sink, refrigerator, comfortable seating and a resource center. It is conveniently located on the first floor next to a family restroom with a changing table.
Rooftop Garden Patio
A number of planters are featured that are several feet long and benches encourage access and use of the outdoors.
The building is LEED certified by the U.S. Green Building Council to increase efficiency and sustainability. It is the first LEED-certified building in the U of I system. Natural light penetrates all spaces. Tools are installed throughout the building to increase sustainability through energy efficiency, reduce water use and reduce waste, including low-flow toilets and water bottle refill stations.
Six team rooms offer private spaces for group discussions, study groups, collaboration and meetings for all faculty, staff and students.