Standards Exceptions

Project Exceptions to the Design and Construction Standards

Please Note - only a Project Manager has authority to submit a Standards Exception Request.

This manual is the result of considerable experience in the design, construction, operation and maintenance of a substantial number of physical facilities. It is intended that the material included in this manual shall be applied in the preparation of documents for the design and construction of new buildings and renovations to existing physical facilities.

If the Professional believes that a specific situation requires a deviation from the standards contained in this manual, the Professional should discuss such a deviation with the University Project Manager after all other options have been exhausted. A request shall be submitted through the Standards Exception Request Form by the Project Manager for approval, noting any alternate solutions investigated prior to the request. Approval is not guaranteed.