The first dorm is named for Hiram Whittle and Elaine Johnson-Coates and the second is named for Pyon Su and Chunjen Constant Chen.
The week of Nov. 2 through the eyes of Diamondback photographers.
The College Park City Council approved further development projects in the city during a meeting last month.
Residents living in some off-campus apartments say they are disturbed by construction early in the morning.
They're aiming to open housing to students by August 2022.
It was originally intended to open in September 2019.
Some say campus has become unrecognizable due to ongoing developments.
Crews on campus are working under social distancing guidelines and COVID-19 screening.
The project is set to include retail space, a plaza and office space for both the city of College Park and the University of Maryland.
The complex, called The Standard, will include 283 apartment units.