Health Sciences Building

Officially opened in March of 2012, the 39,000-square-foot Health Sciences Building is home to the Faculty of Nursing and the Department of Applied Human Sciences. It features a mix of open classrooms, offices, clinical workspaces and fully-equipped laboratories, increasing the programs' capacities for research. The Faculty of Nursing was previously located in the Steel Building; the Department of Applied Human Sciences (formerly the Department of Family and Nutritional Sciences) was previously located in Dalton Hall.

Building Code: HSB
Building Number: 3
Building Type: Building
Architect: Mackay-Lyons Sweetapple & BGHJ Architects
Year Built: 2011
Total Area: 39,000 sq. ft.
Structure: Face brick, structural steel
Primary Role/Purpose: Academic

Named spaces:

  • Denise (Klarenbach) Andrew Atrium
  • Eileen McMillan Fulford Lecture Room
  • Dr. Vera E. Dewar Learning Resource Centre
  • PEI Mutual Insurance Company Inc. Conference Room


  • Applied Human Sciences
  • Faculty of Nursing
  • Office of the Dean of Science
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