Space allocation guidelines for college campuses are as follows:
|Room Use Category||Space Factor by Size of FTDE|
|HEGIS Code||Space||Base||3000 & Under||3001 & Up|
|320||Testing & Tutoring Centers||FTDE5||Core of 1,500 NASF and 0.5 NASF/FTDE in excess of 1,500 FTDE.|
|400455||Processing||Percent of 420 with minimum of 1,200 NASF7||.40||.40|
|520||Physical EducationPool, Gym, and Fitness/Wellness Center||FTDE8||Core of 28,000 NASF (consisting of 14,000 for a gym, 8,000 for a pool, and 6,000 for a fitness center) and 10 NASF/FTDE in excess of 1,500 FTDE and 6,000 NASF of service space (consisting of 3,500 for lockers and 2,500 for storage).|
|530||Audiovisual, Radio, TV||FTDE||Core of 1,600 NASF and 0.8 NASF/FTDE in excess of 1,500 FTDE up to 3,000 FTDE and 2 NASF/FTDE in excess of 3,000 FTDE.|
|580||Greenhouse||Campus||Core of 1,000 NASF|
|610||Assembly||FTDE||Core of 12,000 NASF and 2 NASF/FTDE in excess of 1,500 FTDE.|
|620||Exhibition||FTDE||Core of 1,500 NASF and 0.5 NASF/FTDE in excess of 1,500 FTDE.|
|660||Merchandising||FTDE||Core of 1,600 NASF and 0.5 NASF/FTDE in excess of 1,500 FTDE.|
|680||Meeting Space||FTDE||Core of 6,000 NASF||Core of 8,000 NASF|
|710||Data Processing, Telecomm||FTDE11||Core of 2,500 NASF for the first 4,000 FTDE and 0.75 NASF/FTDE beyond 4,000 FTDE.|
|720745||Shops, Storage, Vehicle Storage, and Repair||Total Campus Allowance minus this category12||0.04||0.04|
|750||Central Service||FTDE||Core of 4,000 NASF for the first 4,000 FTDE and 1 NASF/FTDE beyond 4,000 FTDE.|
|760||Hazardous Materials||Total Storage||2% of existing inventory in Room Use Categories 720745.|
|800||Health Care||FTDE||Core of 500 NASF and 0.2 NASF/FTDE in excess of 1,500 FTDE.|
1WSCH-Lecture. Weekly student contact hours for on-campus day students in credit courses and eligible noncredit courses where instruction is lecture.
2WSHC-Lab. Weekly student contact hours for on-campus day students in credit courses and eligible noncredit courses where instruction is lab.
3FTEFFull-time equivalent faculty, including librarians, plus 25% of all part-time faculty.
41,120 square feet maximum for student offices.
5FTDEFull-time day equivalent is total credit hours taught on campus between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. divided by 15 credit hours.
6BVEBound volume equivalent which is 20,000 BVE for the first 1,000 FTE and 1,000 BVE for every 100 FTE above 1,000.
7A minimum allowance is needed for cataloging, binding, and maintenance regardless of collection size.
8Minimum size of gym is 14,000 NASF for activity space, 8,000 NASF for pool, 6,000 NASF for fitness space, 3,500 NASF for lockers, and 2,500 NASF for storage.
9PHCPlanning headcount is 50% of FTDE for on-campus credit and eligible noncredit courses plus FTEF and FT Staff and includes space for seating, preparation, and storage.
10Allowance includes quiet, study, and building lounges.
11FTDE for on-campus credit courses and eligible noncredit courses.
12Allowance related to required service space on campus total square footage.
13Computed need in any larger institutional size category may not be less than the maximum amount for any smaller institutional size category.