Academic Space Management (ASM) reports directly to the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President. ASM was established to provide planning, analysis and support to the space needs of the units under Academic Affairs and the educational and research missions of the university. This department has the authority to make space allocations affecting units within Academic Affairs, in coordination with the Provost's Office. ASM participates in the Academic Affairs planning, evaluation and implementation cycles. ASM assists in the preparation of long and short term studies, plans and projections for academic space needs and allocations, incorporating utilization, space analysis and physical conditions as well as space assignments, changes and renovations, for all FIU campuses. ASM works closely with Facilities Management and Planning as well as building committees, architects, construction companies and facility users on all phases of major and minor construction and renovation projects. It maintains a high profile and level of involvement in groups and committees that monitor the quality of design and construction, and the review, reform and re-establishment of policies and procedures involving space and its utilization. The office of ASM functions as an advocate for all academic units, acting as liaison to Environmental Health Safety, Facilities Management and other FIU units, in the resolution of problems related to the condition or use of academic space, including classrooms, labs, offices, conference rooms, etc. In an effort to maximize the efficiency of space, ASM assists units within Academic Affairs and the office of research and development with space planning and moving efforts. Additionally, ASM is an active member of the Emergency Management Group and their CORE committee in the planning, execution and recuperation efforts required for emergency management activities related to space.
Academic Space Management was formally known as Academic Space Utilization, Scheduling & Analysis (ASUSA)
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