Facilities Inventory and Classification Manual (FICM)

WSU Space Management uses the 2006 Postsecondary Education Facilities Inventory and Classification Manual (FICM) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) which is located in the U.S. Department of EducationInstitute of Education Sciences (IES). This is the official guide for the classification and inventory of space at all WSU campuses.

Entire Manual
ForewordForeword, Acknowledgments, Etc
ContentsTable of Contents, Table & Figures
Chapter OneGetting Started
Chapter TwoBasic Database Principles and Applications
Chapter ThreeBuilding Area Measurement
Chapter FourSpace Use Codes
Chapter FiveData Analysis and Reporting
Chapter SixEmerging Issues
Appendix AUsing Facilities Inventory Data for Reporting and Inter-institutional Data Exchange
Appendix BDefinitions of NACUBO and OMB Circular A-21 Functional Categories
Appendix CCoding for Academic Disciplines (Classification of Instructional Programs)
Appendix DSuggested Infrastructure Classification Identifiers
Appendix EMaintenance Condition Matrix
Appendix FAn Integrated Numeric Coding Structure for Assignable and Non-Assignable Space and Infrastructure
Appendix GGlossary

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