There are two categories of equipment that relate to an Academic Project.
This group consists of fixed equipment that is incorporated into or attached to the facility, meaning
the equipment is not moveable. Because it is fixed, this type of equipment is part of the Construction stage of an Academic Project for budgeting and execution.
Examples of Group I equipment include:
Included in Group I are program-specific built-in items.
This type of equipment is also program-specific, but generally is
moveable and does not require significant utility connections. Please note that Group II items are not a part of the construction contract and
are budgeted in a separate budget phase.
Examples of Group II equipment include:
Cost estimates for both Group I and Group II equipment can be found in the
CSU Cost Guide for Academic and Self-Support Buildings (XLS). This information is embedded in form CPDC 2-7 for use in project estimating.
Requests for major construction equipment (Group II) includes: an introductory page outlining the scope of the project to be equipped; and form CPDC 2-23. On form CPDC 2-23, you should enter all equipment that meets the characteristics outlined as follows:
The administration budget of 3 percent of the total equipment budget amount is for the direct and indirect costs for the selection and acquisition of equipment.
Forms & Templates: