University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota


The Office of Space Management:

  • Maintains a systemwide inventory of university space.
  • Provides building and floor plan drawings that depict square footage, departmental assignments, space use, and other information.
  • Performs space analyses in conformance with Minnesota Facilities Model (MFM) guidelines and tests programmatically driven "what if" scenarios.
  • Supports the university's strategic planning initiatives (programmatic, financial, and physical) from the perspective of space needs and use.
  • Assists in the development of programs for groups involved in capital projects and major relocations.
  • Develops and updates the university's space classification codes in conformance with federal guidelines to support the institution's indirect cost recovery negotiations.
  • Administers U-Space, a web-based space inventory system that provides a user-friendly way for authorized University of Minnesota space users to edit data and view floorplans.