The Statewide Facilities Office provides expertise, leadership, and oversight in planning, programming, budgeting and implementing the University’s capital plan. The office promotes collaborative efforts between the three universities and the community campuses, and university leadership. This mission serves as a means to provide and maintain facilities that will ensure an effective, quality education and research environment for students, faculty, staff, and the public. This office, which is under the umbrella of the Strategy, Planning and Budget Office monitors capital projects, coordinates master planning and development, oversees the UA capital plan and conducts project reviews prior to submission to the President or Board of Regents’ for approval.
The Facilities Council's primary membership is composed of the Chair, the lead facilities representative from each University, and the Chief Procurement Officer. This group addresses policy and process issues to develop an aligned statewide approach compliant with BOR Policy, and to effectively provide and maintain facilities sufficient for a quality education and research environment for students, faculty and staff. The collaboration and sharing of facilities experiences and lessons creates the strength of the council.