$13.5 million project will provide more fitness and recreation opportunities for students.
The new facility is the culmination of a 10-year effort to build a campus facility.
$100 million facility is scheduled to open in 2019.
Work addresses wear and tear from 11 years of continual student use.
Center was closed for three weeks while workers spruced up the facility.
Officials want to upgrade facilities to make them comparable to other universities.
Renovated and expanded facility opened last week on the Highland Heights, Ky., campus.