This remarkable facility was designed to invite all building visitors into the world of science and to allow all who study here the resources to learn about science at the beginning of the 21st century. Central Washington University s Sciences Building was completed at a cost of $58 million and opened for use in September 1998. The building houses the Department of Biological Sciences, the Department of Chemistry, and the Science Education Program. The state-of-the-art facility provides undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty with modern classrooms and laboratories equipped with current teaching and research technology and instrumentation. The building hosts various academic and research activities, including seminars, academic club meetings, community tours (K-12 students), SOURCE, and other campus courses.