||A code (such as the IPEDS Unit ID) that identifies the institution; may
be used for reporting as part of a multi-institutional (comparative, state,
or national) reporting effort.
||A code assigned by the institution to identify the unique physical description
of the site where the building is located (e.g., “Main” or “West” campus).
||A unique identifier assigned by the institution to the specific building
(a unique building name or a code consisting of numbers or letters).
||The agency with which the ownership of the building resides (also may
include data on the conditions of ownership, terms of a lease, etc.). Suggested
codes are provided in section 5.5.1.
|Estimated Replacement Cost
||Estimated building replacement cost (construction only) at time of inventory.
|Original Building Cost
||The total original project cost of the building to the institution.
|Cost of Latest Major
|The dollar value of the latest renovation that cost in excess of 25 percent
of the estimated replacement cost of the structure and that significantly
extended its useful life.
|Year of Construction
||The year the construction of the building was completed.
|Year of Beneficial Occupancy
||The year the institution occupied the building.
|Year of Latest Major Renovation
||The year of the most recent renovation that cost 25 percent or more of
the estimated replacement cost of the building and that significantly extended
its useful life.
|Disabled Access to Building
||Indication that there are no exterior site or architectural barriers
to access to the building by a mobility-impaired person. Access to Building
means the ability to physically approach and enter the building without
assistance; floor accessibility is noted by the room accessibility data
element. Compliance should be measured using the Uniform Federal Accessibility
Standards or the ADA Accessibility Standards, developed by the Architectural
and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board. A summary of these standards
is provided later in this chapter (section 5.5.3).1
||The physical status of the building at the time of the inventory or audit,
based on the best judgment of those persons familiar with the physical
characteristics and condition of the campus.
|Location or Street Address
||The specific location at which the building can be found.
||The name commonly given to the building.
|Number of Floors
||The number of floors in the building, including basements, attics, and
rooftop structures that have assignable area.
|Type of Construction
||A code assigned by the institution to indicate the type of construction
used in the building.
||Indication that the building is listed on the National Register of Historic
Buildings or on some other official listing that limits the character of
changes that can be made in the building's use or appearance.
||The total floor area of the building within the outside faces of the
exterior walls. This is also referred to as Gross Square Feet (GSF).
||The sum of all areas on all floors of a building assigned to, or available
for assignment to, an occupant or use, excluding nonassignable spaces defined
as building service, circulation, mechanical, and structural areas. This
is also referred to as Net Assignable Square Feet (NASF).
||Information assigned by the institution to indicate the presence of special
fixed equipment such as chillers or elevators.
|Building Service Area
||The sum of all areas on all floors of a building used for custodial supplies,
sink rooms, janitorial areas, and public rest rooms.
||The sum of all areas required for physical access to some subdivision
of space within the building, whether directly bounded by partitions or
||The portion of the gross area of a building designed to house mechanical
equipment, utility services, and shaft areas.
||The sum of all areas on all floors of a building that cannot be occupied
or put to use because of structural building features. This is a nonmeasured
area calculated as the difference between gross area and the sum of assignable
and nonassignable space.