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.
Prince George's County's technical rescue team responded to the scene Thursday morning.
The project is set to be completed in August 2021.
The project includes 393 housing units and more than 60,000 square feet of retail space.
The Wawa would be constructed on a parking lot near the city's Ikea.
The apartment buildings have become too expensive to maintain as of late, the city's park and planning director said.