Austin Hall Facts

Location: Oregon State University Campus, 2751 SW Jefferson Avenue, Corvallis, Oregon

  • 100,000 sq. ft. total 
  • $50+ million dollar project finished on time and on budget ($30+ million from private philanthropy and $20 million in state bonds)
    • Nearly $2 million in state-of-the-art technology
    • $1.5 million in furnishings (classroom, collaborative areas, office, etc.)
  • 10 classrooms, including a 250 seat auditorium, a 65 seat and eight 48 seat classrooms
  • 700 seats of classroom space
  • Reser Student Success Center which houses the Career Success Center and Academic Advising
  • 100 computer seats in open or classroom space and project rooms
  • MBA suite, including project rooms, team room, collaborative work/study area and program offices
  • Business Research Suite
  • 76 faculty offices, Ph.D. workroom, Dean’s board room and eight conference rooms
  • Programs and operation offices/suites (Austin Family Business Program, faculty services, communications and marketing)
  • Trader Bing’s Café, the newest café on the OSU campus
  • First floor Marketplace with a fireplace and seating for students to study, meet and collaborate 
  • Events Room which can hold events for up to 75 guests
  • As part of the Oregon Arts Commission, “Percent for Art” initiative, 1% of the building’s budget is dedicated to public art. Austin Hall features a two-story, 2D Art piece, titled “The Currency of Insight” and a 3D iconic Abacus representing the college’s history 

Lead Gifts: Ken and Joan Austin $10 million, Al and Pat Reser $6 million

Career Success Center/College of Business Corporate Partners that have invested in the building and the center include: adidas, Aequitas Capital Management, Boeing, Daimler North American Trucks, Mutual of Enumclaw Insurance, The Odom Corporation, Oregon Bankers Association, OSU Federal (Community Credit Union). Also Dell, KPMG, a-dec, Portland General Electric, Reser’s and Salesforce are partners.


Architect:                          THA Architecture, Inc.     

General Contractor:       Andersen Construction