After COVID-19 delayed construction on campus, renovations for Binghamton University’s Hinman Dining Hall and Science buildings are now drawing to a close.
After a yearlong delay, Hinman Dining Hall is anticipated to be completely renovated by summer 2021, a few months earlier than previously reported last semester. At the same time, Science 2 and Science 4 are undergoing necessary maintenance and renovations.
The completed Hinman Dining Hall will include three floors with 26,500 square feet of new space, which will include a student lounge, retail operation, restrooms and programming space, according to Katy Perry, assistant director of Hinman College.
“Students can look forward to a variety of lounge, programming and study spaces, as well as a convenience store, a Starbucks franchise, a Mediterranean-themed ‘Garbanzo’s’ and a maker’s space where they can express their…