The policy that governs the design approval process can be found in the regents' Standing Order 100.4 (see section z) and in Regents Policy 8102 regarding the approval of design, long range development plans and the administration of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).

To determine which type of process is applicable, see the project approval process (pdf).

Contact design services for additional examples.

Standard process

Delegated process

Delegated Process User Guide PDF

Step-by-step guide to project approval for projects ranging from $5 million to $60 million.

Examples: Standard design approval process actions

Regental PDF

Example

Amendment of the long range development plan and approval of design following action pursuant to CEQA, Luskin Conference and Guest Center, UCLA.

Action under president's authority Example PDF

Example

Approval of the budget and approval of design following action pursuant to CEQA, Mission Bay Fourth Street Public Plaza, UCSF