JDUC revitalization

Saying goodbye to the JDUC

Queen’s bought the John Deutsch University Center (JDUC) in 1927 and named it the Queen’s Memorial Union in commemoration of students who fought and died in WWI. Since that purchase, the building has remained a fixture of Queen’s campus—housing cafeterias, clubs, coffee shops, and residence halls.Continue...

AMS services moving to LaSalle in early March

AMS services and offices are planning to move to temporary locations ahead of the JDUC revitalization renovations, a project slated to start in May 2022.Continue...

JDUC redevelopment to start ‘on schedule’

Despite initial setbacks in fundraising, the JDUC redevelopment project is set to begin in May 2022.Continue...

Queen’s pushes start date for JDUC redevelopment

The University announced on Feb. 16 that it will defer the start of the JDUC redevelopment by one year to May 2022.Continue...

At AMS Assembly, Principal Deane answers questions about JDUC redevelopment

The AMS was joined by Principal Patrick Deane at a special meeting of its Assembly last Thursday to learn more about The Conversation and the semester ahead.Continue...

Queen’s misses initial deadline to collect donor funding for JDUC renovation

When the University conditionally approved the JDUC renovation project in 2019, it also agreed to contribute $10 million in donor funds before the project could break ground. As of October, the University has raised just over $3 million of that goal.Continue...

JDUC redevelopment on schedule

Since the passage of a $40 fee in January, 2019, that enabled the JDUC redevelopment project to move forward, the project has been well underway for more than a year.Continue...

Proposed JDUC design wins architectural award

Canadian Architect magazine announced on Nov. 29 that plans for the JDUC revitalization project had won the 2019 Canadian Architect Award of Excellence.Continue...

JDUC renovations to commence May 2021

AMS Assembly convened on Nov. 7 to discuss student election procedure and hear an update about the JDUC renovation.

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AMS talks JDUC redevelopment updates

The JDUC redevelopment plan will prioritize new space for student services over the AMS and SGPS offices, both of which are located in the building.Continue...

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