KEY OPPORTUNITIES

COMMUNITY

Provide strategically located amenities with evening hours and adjacent collaboration space for students, staff and faculty to build stronger relationships, on campus.

Shift parking policies and provide other quality of life benefits to encourage longer campus stays and stronger connection to the institution and campus community.

Concentrate off-campus academic and administrative functions on campus to increase interaction and create a stronger sense of belonging.

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GOVERNANCE AND IDENTITY

Strategically align departments and space types to provide intention to campus buildings and reduce inefficiencies from space disaggregation.

Schedule office and non-specialized lab space centrally to enable more workplace efficiencies and alleviate pressures on classroom capacity.

Consider a shared governance model with Cascadia to encourage shared scheduling of key spaces, alleviate the pressure on the current inventory and reduce spatial duplication between institutions.

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INSTRUCTION

Right-size large underutilized rooms and consider more Friday and/or Saturday classes to better match class sizes and smooth out peaks in classroom utilization.

Upgrade technology equally across the classroom inventory to support in-person, asynchronous and hybrid teaching modalities, reducing faculty stress and improving access for all students.

Recapture underutilized space, explore flexible solutions and shared use to increase available options for students seeking to take classes on-line and collaborate while on campus.

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WORKPLACE

Re-align faculty and staff office policies according to on-campus utilization to free up space for other needs, including group study, on-line class participation, and faculty-staff collaboration.

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Schedule office space centrally to enable more workplace efficiencies and alleviate pressures on classroom capacity.

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Recapture underutilized space, explore flexible solutions and shared use to increase available options for students seeking to take classes on-line and collaborate while on campus.

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