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About Our Location at City Center Plaza

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Located at 777 West Main Street in Downtown Boise, adjacent to the Grove Plaza, City Center Plaza (CCP) is in the heart of Boise’s technology ecosystem. The Department of Computer Science occupies a first floor lobby which connects by elevator/stairway to the second and third floors. This location provides computer science students with an unparalleled opportunity for internships and other interactions with industry in a modern and inviting learning environment.

Building Hours:

Boise State City Center Plaza Building: M-Fri 6:00am-10:00pm (except during spring, Thanksgiving and winter breaks and other holidays where Boise State is closed).

Building Floor Plans

View building floor layouts here. Additional resources showing access points into the building will be added soon.

Accessing the Building:

Note: If you’re experiencing access issues with your student ID/proxy card, please email computerscience@boisestate.edu with: 1) your name, 2) student ID number & 3) the numbers printed on the back of your ID

During and after hours students should use Boise State’s private entrance and elevator/stairs located on the east side of the building directly adjacent to the US Bank Building. All students registered in CS courses will be granted 24/7 proxy card access to this entrance.

Additional 24/7 entry can be made via proxy card access from the 3rd floor of the attached parking garage. This will be of convenience if you intend to use the 3rd floor bike storage facilities in that garage.

Accessing Labs and Other Building Spaces:

The building contains three labs and other spaces secured by proxy card access during and after business hours.

Note: CCP 240, 241 and 242 labs will be operational beginning during the spring semester. Additional limited tutoring will continue to occur on campus in ENGR 111.

  • Kount Computer Tutoring Center (CCP 241): This lab is accessible 24/7 by proxy card access to all students enrolled in CS courses.
  • CS 121L Classroom (CCP 242): This lab is accessible 24/7 by proxy card access to all students enrolled in CS courses however use will not be available during scheduled CS 121 courses and labs scheduled here (see schedule outside of lab).
  • Metageek Lab (CCP 240): This lab is accessible 24/7 by proxy card access to all students enrolled in CS courses however use will not be available during scheduled CS 121 courses and labs scheduled here (see schedule outside of lab).
  • ENGR 111 Tutoring Center: This lab is accessible by proxy card access 24/7 to all students enrolled in CS courses and located on the main campus.

Graduate assistant research neighborhoods on both floors and faculty office corridors are open from 6am-6pm and available by proxy card access after hours for students assigned research areas in these spaces. 2nd floor access is located at the west entrance (near CCP 221). The east access (near CCP 259) will be egress only. 3rd floor access is located just west of the main building elevator lobby. The south access (near the Gardner Company Visualization Center, CCP 342) and north access near the admin office will be egress only.

The mother’s lounge (a dedicated lactation room) is located in CCP 220 and is available for reservation through the CS Admin Office (CCP 364). A key to this room will be provided at the beginning of the reservation and must be returned immediately afterwards. This resource includes comfortable seating, a sink and a mini-fridge for short term storage. This room is for nursing mothers and any other uses are prohibited.

Parking and Transportation

A support page has been populated with information to assist you in getting to/from City Center Plaza. You may view this resource at http://coen.boisestate.edu/cs/aboutccp/transportation/.

Security

Urgent building security concerns should be directed first to Boise State Campus Security at 208-426-6911. Other building inquiries/concerns can be directed to Jordan Morales by phone (208-426-5759) or by email (jordanmorales@boisestate.edu).