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Michigan Technological University Space Management

University space management is a group effort by Financial Services and Operations, Institutional Analysis, Telcom, Facilities Management, Vice President for Research, and the Executive Team (formerly the University Space committee). Space management would not be possible without the prodigious help from the administrative, auxilliary and academic departments.  Through their space coordinators, the departments provide necessary data for institutional internal and external reporting.

The Executive Team utilizes the data in ASPIRE to optimize space utilization in providing quality service to our students, faculty and staff.

The Vice President for Research Office utilizes the data in ASPIRE as an integral part of the process of assigning institutional space into functional categories based on federal regulations and space use (a federal reporting requirement for research universities).

Access to the ASPIRE Application

Space coordinators are automatically given access. However, other new users will need to obtain authorization to access ASPIRE. Please contact aspire@mtu.edu to request access.

Other Related Sites and Information

National Center for Education Statistics

National Science Foundation (NSF) Survey

Michigan Tech Plant and Property Office (equipment)

AQIP Space Inventory Project Final Report

DCA Best Practices Manual