Collin College moves forward with Farmersville, Celina campuses

The Farmersville campus contract was was approved at a Collin College board of trustees meeting Sept. 24.

The Farmersville campus contract was was approved at a Collin College board of trustees meeting Sept. 24.

Collin College has approved the construction contracts for Farmersville and Celina campuses.

Both campuses expect to be open in 2021, with the Farmersville campuses scheduled to complete construction in January and the Celina campus scheduled to be completed by June 2021, according to a release by Collin College on Oct. 23.

The Celina campus is expected to cost roughly $42 million, per the release. The first phase of the campus will include an estimated 96,000-square-foot building with classrooms, computer and science labs, and a library, the release said. Possible programs at this campus include business management, computer-aided drafting and design, information technology and health professions.

The Farmersville campus is designed to serve eastern Collin County, the release said, and is expected to cost roughly $23 million. This campus will offer a library, classrooms, and computer and science labs in an estimated 52,000-square-foot building. Proposed programs at the Farmersville campus include business management, logistics and transportation and information technology.

Both campuses will sit on 75-acre land plots.

The contract for the new Celina campus was approved at a Collin College board of trustees meeting Oct. 22, while the Farmersville campus contract was approved at the Sept. 24 meeting. Both contracts were awarded to JT Vaughn Construction LLC.

“We are pleased to approve these GMP contracts with Vaughn for construction,” Collin College District President Dr. Neil Matkin said in the release. “We are looking forward to opening beautiful, new campuses in Celina and Farmersville.”
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