St. Jerome’s University broke ground in April of 2014 on a $47 million expansion in Waterloo, Ontario. The campus renewal project includes construction of a two-story, 22,464-sf academic facility and a seven-story, 360-bed student residence. Diamond Schmitt Architects, Graham Construction, and St. Jerome’s are pursuing an Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) model to optimize efficiency through all phases of design, fabrication, and construction. Construction will begin in June of 2014 and completion of both buildings is expected in of January 2016. St. Jerome's University is affilliated with the University of Waterloo.