CAPITAL PROJECT TIMELINE BY PROJECT TYPE

This timeline begins when a fully executed Campus Approval for Capital Project or Feasibility Study Request (Exhibit 1) is submitted to CampusCapitalApproval@illinois.edu.

Select the following (see below for additional directions and definitions): 
1. Professional Service Consultant (PSC) Agreement Type
2. Submission Date
3. Timespan
4. BOT PSC Approval
5. Conceptualization



***This is only an estimator tool. Please contact a capital project planner for more details. Changes to this timeline may occur, so be certain to check back at the time of your Exhibit 1 submission to see your projected project completion date.  

1. Professional Service Consultant (PSC) Agreement Type

    Retainer Work Order (RWO): Can be used for projects where the total budget does not exceed $2.5M and the PSC fees do not exceed $500K.
    • Retainer firms for various disciplines (i.e. architectural, mechanical engineering, etc..) are available.
    Quality Based Selection (QBS):
    • The professional services selection process is governed by the State of Illinois Architectural, Engineering, and Land Surveying Qualifications Based Selection (QBS) Act. This Act requires state agencies to publicly announce all requirements for architectural, engineering, and land­-surveying services, to procure these services on the basis of demonstrated competence and qualifications, to negotiate contracts at fair and reasonable prices, evaluate the performance of firms, and authorize the Department of Professional Regulation to enforce the provisions of this Act. To view this Act or any of the forms and documents referenced in this policy, please go to the University Office of Capital Programs & Real Estate Services (UOCP&RES) website page, http://www.uocpres.uillinois.edu/architects/policies
    For additional questions please email us at CampusCapitalApproval@illinois.edu.

2. Submission Date

    The date the fully executed Exhibit 1 is submitted.

3. Timespan

    Factors affecting timeline are budget, complexity, and long lead items for materials/equipment/phasing in construction.
    • Low: for projects on the lower end of the budget scale, not complex, and do not anticipate additional time needed in construction for materials/equipment/phasing.
    • Average: one of the items identified above is anticipated.
    • High: more than one of the items identified above is anticipated.

4. BOT PSC Approval

    Select "yes" for BOT PSC Approval for projects greater than S5M where PSC fees are expected to exceed $1M.

5. Conceptualization

    Select "yes" to add a Conceptualization Phase to the project if assistance is needed in defining the scope of the project, identifying the program rationale, determining the space required, and more definition of the budget and schedule.



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This document was last updated on 1/15/2019