Project Justification

A campus should consider the outstanding deferred maintenance and renewal needs of academic buildings when including projects analysis derived from the study is used to generate a Capital Outlay Budget Change Proposal (COBCP). A COBCP includes a series of CSU-specific forms designed to communicate pertinent project information to the Office of the Chancellor, and eventually to the Department of Finance and the Legislative Analyst’s Office.

Forms include the CPDC 1-4 (project narrative—out-year), CPDC 2-7 (project budget), and other potential forms depending on the type of project being proposed. These forms will be explored more in detail in Sections C and D.