Major Construction and Renovation Services

Shiley-Marcos Alzheimer's Disease Research Center

Our Capital Program Team provides efficient planning and implementation of capital projects that support the campus’s strategic plan. We are working to enhance the student experience, cultivate an inclusive and diverse community, expand our research competency and impact and improve the delivery of advanced healthcare.

Design & Development Services

This unit focuses on strategic visioning and quality control of the university’s capital improvement program. It provides pre-design and inspection services and its functional support units include campus architect, design review, building official, issuance building permits and inspection of record services.

Led by the Campus Architect, this comprehensive development services department is responsible for:

  • Managing strategic development and administration of UC San Diego’s $3.2 billion capital improvement program
  • Strategic visioning of future capital projects
  • Serving as the Designated Campus Building Official and delegated authority for execution of consultant agreements, minor capital projects
  • Conducting architectural design review
  • Appointing Executive Architects and Engineers
  • Issuing required building permits and other authority approvals
  • Providing inspection services

Campus Architect

Wm. Joel King, AIA, LEED AP
Assistant Vice Chancellor and Campus Architect
(858) 822-3719

Capital Program Management Services

This unit implements the university’s capital improvement program. Its units include project management, engineering services, contract administration, fiscal management and supporting administrative services.

A new Associate Vice Chancellor will lead this comprehensive project management organization that is responsible for:

  • Overseeing all aspects of construction management and administration; project programming, planning and management; on-time and on-budget delivery of design and construction services which advance the mission, vision, and values of UC San Diego.
  • Completing all major capital projects on time, within budget to meet client expectations
  • Coordinating bidding and award of contracts
  • Managing construction and contract documentation
  • Utilizing a variety of project delivery methods to ensure implementation of comprehensive project schedules and budget management from preliminary planning through construction completion and occupancy

Recharge Rates

Hourly Recharge Rates

  • Associate Vice Chancellor: $240
  • Director: $175
  • Program Manager, Project Manager, Inspector, Contracts Manager: $125
  • Contract Administration, Assistant Project Manager, Project Specialist: $60

Questions about new construction services? Contact Crystall Luther-Northrup or Melody Erickson.