Projects included in the 3 bond requests approved since 2008 include new school buildings, security enhancements, air conditioning, and solar panel installations.
The 480-bed student housing project on the St. Paul, Minn., campus is scheduled for completion in 2020.
A $3 million donation enabled the university to upgrade 1889 facility, now known as Cook-Seevers Hall.
Seeking county approval for the expansion, the university says it will spend $3.4 billion on additional housing and more than $1 billion on transportation improvements.
Some historically significant buildings will be modernized, but others are targeted for demolition.