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Support Campus Mission with Informed Decisions

Aging assets. Sliding enrollment. Chronic underfunding. Colleges and universities are threatened on multiple fronts. Campus leaders must align their efforts if their institutions are going to survive these threats and maintain their place in the higher education landscape.

CFOs, facilities directors and institutional leaders trust Gordian to help them make decisions about using campus spaces, maximizing available funding and prioritizing projects. These efforts result in campus experiences that adapt to learner demands and foster student success.

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Create and Effectively Communicate a Rationale for Spending

Capital planning discussions involve a lot of voices. From facilities and finance to faculty, athletics and student life, stakeholders must find common ground for your campus to continue thriving into the future. Gordian’s Return on Physical Assets framework helps you turn “my priorities” into “our priorities.”


2024 begins the second decade of the State of Facilities in Higher Education. Now in its eleventh edition, this year’s report combines analysis of Gordian’s campus database with insights from around the world of higher ed to discuss space, spending and staffing.


Explore an innovative and strategic three-part framework for enhancing collaboration between higher ed finance, facilities and planning professionals.

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90% of the nation’s largest universities

use Gordian solutions to assess and improve their facilities performance and capital planning solutions

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Assess Needs and Create Consensus

Intelligent capital deployments begin with a clear understanding of higher education facilities. It is crucial that institutions address asset conditions in the right order. Gordian’s Assessments and Capital Planning solutions give you the data you need to prioritize your projects to support your campus mission.


Watch this on demand webcast to hear an expert panel offer insights into developing a facilities assessment strategy that captures the right level of detail for informed capital planning and the solutions Gordian offers to help them capture that data.


Historically, a higher ed campus master plan relies too heavily on subjective impressions and anecdotal evidence. Download this eBook to discover why campus planners must adapt and place data at the forefront of the planning process.

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Gordian collects and analyzes

1.42 billion gross square feet

of college and university building data every year

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Create an Exceptional Campus Experience

Aesthetics and reliability count when attracting students. Scheduling counts when retaining them. Gordian’s Job Order Contracting (JOC) and Space Occupancy and Room Utilization solutions help you draw out the best of your physical assets and deliver a campus experience that is beyond compare.


George Washington University needed renovate student residence hall on a very tight timeline. Faced with an aggressive schedule, GW turned to Job Order Contracting for their campus construction and found award-winning results.


Underutilized space continues to be a growing trend on higher ed campuses. And with the very notion of the academic community being redefined, planners are looking at classroom spaces in a whole new way and asking themselves how to optimize the built environment to achieve the school’s mission.

Since 1999, the California State University System has relied on Gordian to complete

more than $900 million

in construction volume across its 23 campuses

Gordian’s Building Intelligence™ Solutions empower healthcare organizations like yours to budget, build and maintain their capital-intensive physical assets. See how we can help you effectively manage the building lifecycle and change the future of care.

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