Master Plans (Comprehensive Facilities Plan)
RFP and Presentation Schedules for Comprehensive Facilities Plans
The Board of Trustees Policy 6.4 obligates colleges and universities to update their facilities plans on a five year cycle. The schedule below identifies the current status of Comprehensive Facilities Plans for our colleges and universities, and the expected dates to kick off the process by hiring a facilities planning consultant and a targeted date for completion and presentation.
Facilities Master Plan Guide and Updates
May/June 2015 - Seeking Comments and Feedback on New Planning Guidelines
The system office seeks comments and feedback on its new Comprehensive Facilities Plan guidelines linked below. This set of documents is an evolution of the master plan guidelines and is meant to replace the current set of guidelines. Campuses should plan on using the new guidelines after September 1, 2015.
- DRAFT - Process Guide. Offers an overview of the Comprehensive Planning Process, including key milestones.
- DRAFT - Presentation Guide. Provides a checklist on what to prepare for the presentation to the system office. The last step before final approval.
- DRAFT - Update Guidelines This is the main update guide providing checklists, examples and guidance for each section of the comprehensive facilities plan document.
- To offer comments on the draft, please use the Comments Form
Current Master Planning Documents
The Facilities Master Planning and Update Guide are designed to help each MnSCU institution and their consultants plan for and develop future capital requests.
- Guidelines for initiating a Master Plan RFP Preparing for the master plan process
- Master Plan RFP Template Starting the process - hiring a consultant.
- Master Plan Update Guide Overview of process and guidelines on how to update Campus Facilities Master Plan.
- Master Plan Update Review Form Form the system office uses to evaluate campus facilities master plans at various stages of the process.
As the master plan process gets started, below are some published guidelines that feed into the master plan process.