Capital Projects Budget Approval Process Summary PDF

This memo summarizes the current authority thresholds and approval processes for capital project budgets, including augmentations. Review of these requirements can assist in project planning by determining if the proposed project will follow a “traditional” or “delegated” approval path.

TM1 Capital Projects Database

The TM1 Capital Project Database is the repository for all information relevant to the University's Capital Projects. This data informs such reports as the State Quarterly Report, the Major Cap Report, the Capital Financial Plan, and the Accountability Report, along with others. The database includes system-wide cost comparison reporting to assist with project planning.

Planning rates

Rates that will be used for capital budgeting and planning purposes, including the calculation of interest during construction using the long-term planning rate.

Administrative Approval Example PDF

Example

Riverside's Environmental Health and Safety Expansion.

Administrative Approval Example PDF

Example

San Diego's Clinical and Translational Research Institute Building.

Action by concurrence Example PDF

Example

Amendment of the budget for capital improvements and the capital improvement program for the Chao Comprehensive Digestive Disease Center expansion at UC Irvine Medical Center - June 26, 2012.

Action under president's authority Example PDF

Example

Approval of the budget for capital improvements and the capital improvement program and approval of external financing, BGI @ UC Davis Joint Genomics Center - February 9, 2012.

Regental PDF

Example

Approval of the budget, approval of external financing, Luskin Conference and Guest Center, Los Angeles campus - July 17, 2012.