Capital Planning includes project concept development, project approval coordination, exploration of project implementation options, consideration of funding options and funding analysis.
Capital Planning is responsible for organizing the Capital Projects Committee (CPC), which advises the Executive Vice Chancellor/Provost and the Chancellor on a variety of Capital Asset Strategy efforts and initiatives.
A funding plan is required for all capital projects. Such documentation, which is prepared by Capital Planning, outlines the budgetary and financial components for a capital project and ensures that financial responsibilities associated with such components. To effect such commitments, a funding plan is endorsed by campus senior leadership. Schools rank their projects to assist with the project intake process available using R’Projects. Availability of funding and funding authorization is subject to State and University policies.
Capital Projects are typically grouped according to total project budget and funding sources, such as Minor Capital Improvement Projects (< $750,000) and Major Capital Improvement Projects (>=$750,000). Projects less than $70,000,000 may be administered using the UC Delegated Process or traditional Process for Capital Improvements. Capital Planning efforts include the authorship of Project Planning Guides; and Administrative, University of California Presidential, and Regents capital-related Items in support of the UC Riverside Capital Financial Plan.
Capital Planning works cooperatively with affinity campus units including Financial Planning and Analysis, Institutional Research, Architects + Engineers, Enterprise Risk Management, Procurement, Accounting, Computing and Communications, Facilities Services to advance projects that part of the university mission and consistent with the campus strategic plan, Physical Master Plan Study and Long Range Development Plan.