The 157,000 square foot building will feature virtual, interdisciplinary research, instructional labs, a seminar classroom and a conference and meeting space.
The space will feature housing as well as grocery and retail stores for the UMD and College Park community.
The project is set to be completed in August 2021.
So far, 37 Marylanders have tested positive, including 10 in Prince George’s County.
The bill passed unanimously.
Crews are working on Cole Field House, the Purple Line and more.
The road closed permanently Tuesday as part of construction of two new dorms and a dining hall.
The new building's doors are expected to open in 2022.