Capital Planning Resources

  • Space Planning Guidelines  (June 2018 edition)  The latest version includes space planning strategies for active learning classrooms, libraries, and baccalaureate partnership spaces.     
    • Active Learning Classrooms. White Paper (2016) Supplementing space planning guidelines with a survey of different learning space types on Minnesota State campuses. 
    • Parking. (May 2018) White paper. Discussing the issues campuses should consider when weighing parking on campus.
    • Wayfinding and Signage Handbook(.pdf) Information covering appropriate use of signage at system institutions
  • Utility Master Planning Guidelines (August 2018 edition) Guidelines for campuses that wish to undertake an energy infrastructure study of campus to determine whether the campus is prepared for future demands. 
  • Physical Security Design Guidelines (July 2019 edition) Physical security considerations to consider when planning and designing campus projects.