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Campus Master Plan

UAS is working on updating our facility and infrastructure masterplan.

2022 CMP Final Draft Submitted

We reached an important milestone! The Final Draft of our 2022 Campus Master Plan was submitted to the BOR Facilities and Land Management Committee (FLMC) on Friday, May 6. The FLMC will spend the next month reviewing our plan and if all goes well, make a recommendation for the full BOR approval in June. After BOR approval, this document will serve as a tool to guide future physical development of our University campus, in conjunction with UAS Strategic Plan.

We gratefully acknowledge and thank all of the Master Plan Advisory Committee members, the Executive Cabinet, the many groups and individuals that gave their ideas, opinions and input to the consultant team/core team. The process was democratic and civil, and all who participated were free to express their ideas. With this, we achieved a goal of institutional and academic excellence, in my opinion.

We also gratefully acknowledge Alison Krein, who developed the cover of the Master Plan that with her master stroke embraces all of the ideas within.

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Introduction

UAS is working on updating our facility and infrastructure masterplan. This process began with hiring consultant, Jensen Yorba Wall who has teamed with DLR Group and Welsh/Whitely Architects to help us review our facilities and infrastructure, collect relevant data and comments from users of UAS facilities, and develop an updated masterplan document.

Committee Charge

Committee Members

Want to learn more?

Read more about the update to the UAS Master Plan in the October edition of the Whalesong.

Project Contact and Feedback

If you would like additional information about the masterplan or the masterplanning process, please contact Pua Maunu at spmaunu@alaska.edu.

Policy Guidance

University of Alaska Board of Regents Policy 5.12.050 requires each university campus to update its infrastructure masterplan every 5-7 years. Due to budget challenges facing the university in 2019, UAS requested that our masterplan update be delayed. That delayed masterplan process has started up again, and will continue through this academic year, with the goal of presenting the updated masterplan to the University of Alaska Board of Regents during their June 2022 meeting.

Project Scope

The masterplan scope includes a review of all of the facilities and infrastructure associated with the University of Alaska Southeast campuses. Soliciting input from campus users and stakeholders to identify what is working, what is not working, getting ideas for how facilities and infrastructure can be managed into the future, and development of a planning document that will help guide facility and infrastructure management for at least the next ten years.

Previous Master Plan

Project Schedule

  • September–November – Analysis and Assessment
    • Mid-September 2021 – Project Kick-off stakeholder meetings;
    • Mid-October 2021 — Touchstone Conference Call #1;
    • Mid-November 2021 – Campus Milestone Stakeholder Meeting Series #2;
  • November–January – Big Ideas and Concepts.
    • Mid-December 2021 – Touchstone Conference Call #2;
    • Mid-January 2022 – Campus Milestone Stakeholder Meeting Series #3
  • January–March – Preliminary Plan and Implementation.
    • Mid-February 2022 – Touchstone Conference Call #3;
    • Mid-March 2022 – Campus Milestone Stakeholder Meeting Series #4;
  • April-June – Documentation and Presentation
    • Early-April 2022 – Draft Campus Masterplan delivered;
    • Mid-April 2022 – Campus Milestone Stakeholder Meeting Series #5;
    • Mid-June 2022 – Final Report Delivered to UA Board of Regents.

Past Project Meeting Information

TitleDateMedia
Master Plan Advisory Committee09/14/2021
Facilities Planning & Construction09/15/2021
Staff Open House09/16/2021
TEC Juneau09/16/2021
Faculty Senate09/17/2021
Sitka Campus Advisory Council09/20/2021
Sitka Community Open House09/20/2021
Ketchikan Open House09/23/2021
Capitol Chat 09/30/2021
Sustainability Committee10/01/2021
Touchstone10/20/2021
Big Ideas Workshop11/22/2021
Master Plan Advisory Committee Touchstone #212/15/2021
Master Plan Preliminary Presentation01/24/2022
Master Plan Town Hall03/28/2022