The Arts building was built as part of a second phase to the original construction of the original campus buildings that were built in 1992.  This second phase added the Arts Building and Science Hall 2.  

The addition of the Arts building gave CSUSM the ability to provide Dance, Studio Art and Theater Arts spaces.

The addition of Science Hall 2 provided additional laboratories for Biology, Chemistry and Physics as well as provided computer labs for Computer Science and Mathematics.

Arts Building Houses the following spaces:

  • Electronic Music Studio
  • Music Practice Rooms
  • Rehearsal Hall
  • Classrooms
  • Auditoriums
  • Outdoor Patio
  • Ceramics Studio
  • Painting Design Studio
  • Sculpture Studio
  • Wood Sculpture Studio
  • Video Studio
  • Faculty Offices
  • Staff Offices

Science Hall II contains:

  • Biochemistry and Instructional Biology Labs
  • California Primary Algae Lab
  • Tissue Culture Room
  • Conference Rooms
  • Faculty Offices
  • Staff Offices
  • Computer Labs
  • Physics Labs
  • Analytical Chemistry Lab
  • Chemistry Lab
  • Graduate Research Rooms
  • Math Labs
  • Math Graduate Research Rooms

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Building No:

Arts - 026/027

Science 2 - 037


Arts Building:

58,839 / 25,146

Science 2:

71,879 / 36,095

Project Costs:

$24,000,000 (Shared Construction Cost with Arts Building)

Funding Source:

State and Auxillary Funds


April 2003

LEED Certification:



CSU Trustees