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Major Construction and Renovation Services

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.

Project Status

MyConstructionProjects, UC San Diego’s Construction Project Dashboard, is a user-friendly tool that provides the most current information about your major and minor capital improvement projects. Anyone who has Single Sign-On access can use this tool.

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 The Associate Vice Chancellor, 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

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.

The Associate Vice Chancellor leads 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: $290
  • Senior Director: $225
  • Program Manager, Director: $172
  • Project Manager, Inspector, Contracts Manager, Engineers: $150
  • Contract Administration, Assistant Project Manager, Project Specialist: $77