Space Utilization: Optimization Strategies for the Campus of the Future

Space Utilization: Optimization Strategies for the Campus of the Future

Finance and facility managers at most higher education institutions are used to hearing academic department heads, residence life leaders and even administrators clamor for more space. But the pandemic’s sudden and stark disruption to “normal” operations brought a uniquely shared experience that challenged the culture of higher education as a whole.

Nearly every campus has seen some reduction in campus space utilization, and with the very notion of an academic community being redefined in real time, planners have begun raising questions about what kinds of classroom spaces will be needed in the future and how to optimize the physical footprint in continued service of the school’s educational mission. These questions have profound ramifications for the future of any higher ed campus.

So where do you start? How does one begin addressing campus space utilization? This report can help.

Download the report for:

  • Steps for starting the campus space discussion
  • Methods to improve campus space utilization
  • Reasons why space should be a priority for all stakeholders