Capital Projects

Capital projects include construction, renovations, or alterations to buildings greater than $100,000.

Funding must be approved prior to the start of the construction process.

Step 1

Requestor must send an email to FMP@northwesten.edu.

Include:

Step 2

Requestor will be contacted by a Facilities Planner within 10 days to review project details.

Step 3

The Facilities Planner will schedule a meeting with the requestor to develop a conceptual space plan and preliminary program.

Step 4

[Internal to FM] The Facilities Planner will consider other proposed and existing projects and outline how the current Capital Project request can be accommodated.

Step 5

The Facilities Planner will meet with requestor to review options.

Note: This step may recur one or more times.

Step 6

The Facilities Planner confirms with requestor that all requirements are being met in the final plans.

Step 7

Requestor must confirm department approval and funding.

Step 8

The project will then be assigned to FMDC or FMO

Step 9

An official estimate is given to the requestor.

Step 10

Requestor, with assistance from FM, opens account with Budget Office.

Step 11

Project begins.