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Office of Facilities Planning

About Us

Facilities Planning supports the Division of Facilities Management, the College's Strategic Plan and the campus community by planning learning, working and living environments that are dynamic, effective, efficient, flexible, safe and sustainable with healthy supporting infrastructure and enjoyable connecting green spaces.

  • Master Planning: Facilities Planning develops and refines the long-range campus facilities plan, conceptually planning up to 30 years in advance. The planning scope includes property acquisitions, new construction and major renovations. We work with multiple departments within the Division of Facilities Management in the execution of these projects, and in partnership with Academic Affairs, Budgeting, Business Affairs, Business & Auxiliary Services, Campus Housing, Controller, Fire & EMS, Information Technology, Procurement, Public Safety, Office of the President and of utmost importance, the occupants of the spaces we plan.

  • Capital Planning: Facilities Planning is the starting point for planning any capital improvement project valued at $100,000 or more. We work closely with the Office of Architecture and Engineering to establish project scope, retain professional consultants, obtain required State approvals and guide capital projects to successful completion. The Office prepares and retains all information related to our Comprehensive Permanent Improvement Plan (CPIP), a five-year roadmap of capital projects over $1,000,000 reported to the State annually.

  • Space Management: Facilities Planning develops and implements principles, policies and procedures for space allocation, reviewing major requests for space and potential space opportunities. The Office partners with the Office of Institutional Research to report required space allocation data to the State each semester.

  • IWMS Administration: Facilities Planning is responsible for the administration of the College's integrated workplace management software system (IWMS) known as AiM, which will integrate with or replace existing software. The IWMS is built upon the College's current space database information and will become a unified system of record for space reporting, planning & management; capital planning & project management; facilities condition assessment & estimating; utility consumption & management; operations & maintenance management; environmental health & safety data management; key & access management and contract administration.

  • CAD & GIS Administration: Facilities Planning is the authoritative source for campus floorplans and architectural/engineering drawings. The layouts of all campus facilities are captured in accurately scaled AutoCAD drawings. All vintage paper floorplans have been digitized for redundancy and ease of access. Our database now contains over 11,000 files of CAD drawings, photos, "as-built" drawings and original scanned blueprints. The Office will be adding Geographical Information Systems (GIS) data in the near future to capture data regarding College facilities assets above and below our grounds. 

  • Campus Signage: Facilities Planning, in partnership with the Division of Marketing and Communications, designs, implements and maintains the College's standard interior and exterior sign systems. The Office continues to upgrade signage to ease wayfinding and meet requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).