Project Process

Facilities provides technical expertise and management services for the design and construction of capital projects. Our Planning, Design and Construction, and Operations divisions guide the physical development of the Evanston and Chicago campuses.

Northwestern University construction projects are divided into two main categories: Capital Projects and Non-Capital Projects.

Capital Projects

Capital facilities projects must align with University Priorities which are grounded in the pillars of the University’s strategic plan and guide our institutional investments.

Capital facilities projects are defined as:

For additional information on Capital Projects, please see the Office of Budget and Planning Website.

Non-Capital Projects 

These include renovations, alterations or enhancements to buildings LESS THAN $100,000.

Begin a Non-Capital Project.