University of Southern Indiana, University Center

Evansville, Indiana

  • FIRM

    VPS Architecture


    University of Southern

  • AREA

    40,000 sq.ft.





The University of Southern Indiana is the fastest-growing university in the state. Expansion of residence halls, classrooms and student-services spaces makes growth and change a constant fact of life.

The University Center, at the heart of the institution, has become the “living room” of the campus. The $4 million expansion has created more options for ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONASSOCIATED FIRMRowland Associates, InteriorsCOST PER SQ FT$111.68FEATURED IN2000 Architectural Portfolio interaction, collaboration or just taking a break between classes.

Extensive use of daylighting and environmentally sensitive materials has made the “living room” comfortable and healthful.

The new Carter Hall Banquet Center is a flexible space with banquet seating accommodations for more than 500. The hall is divisible into four separate spaces for a variety of smaller functions.

The entire southwestern Indiana and regional population has come to identify Carter Hall as a high-quality location for not only university functions, but also a variety of community events.

Photographer: ©Cocchiarella Design