California State University San Marcos (CSUSM)



Kellogg Library

Educational Facilities

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The five-story, 200,000 square foot Kellogg Library cost $48 million and opened in Spring 2004. In addition to library collections, services and staff, the building houses academic computing offices, the Barahona Center for the Study of Books in Spanish for Children and Adolescents, the Student Computer Help Desk, the Faculty Center, the Learning Assistance Program, a Technology Resource Center, video recording studios and edit rooms, a 100-seat open computer lab, four 60-seat classrooms, one 80-seat classroom, the campus satellite copy center, and Starbucks coffee shop. O’Day Consultants provided civil engineering services from the schematic design phase through the construction phase, including: 

  • Project Management/Client Coordination
  • ADA-accessible Sidewalk Plans (library to campus transit center)
  • SWPPP Review/Comments (prepared by another contractor)
  • Base Maps
  • Topographic Survey
  • Record Utility Information
  • Hydrology/Hydraulic Study
  • Precise Grading/Improvement Plans
  • ADA Compliant Curb/Gutter/Sidewalk Plans
  • Division of State Architect Comment Review
  • Construction Support