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FSS/PPS 08.08 - Campus Maps

Campus Maps

FSS/PPS No. 08.08
Issue No. 4
Effective Date: 3/13/2017
Next Review Date: 3/01/2022 (E5Y)
Sr. Reviewer: Associate Vice President for Finance and Support Services Planning

  1. PURPOSE

    1. This PPS identifies available campus maps, their use, and establishes who will be responsible for the creation and maintenance of the maps.
  2. POLICY

    1. The Division of the Vice President for Finance and Support Services is committed to providing accurate maps to the university community and the general public.

    2. Available campus maps include:

      1. Campus General Information Maps;

      2. Campus Map Website;

      3. Campus Parking Map;

      4. Bobcat Tram Stops and Routes;

      5. Campus Base Map; and

      6. Customized Maps.

  3. CAMPUS GENERAL INFORMATION MAPS

    1. The coordinator of Facilities Inventory is responsible for maintaining and updating maps posted on campus signs.

    2. Maps are posted on campus signs located:

      1. near the pay booth at the LBJ Parking Garage;

      2. between Evans Liberal Arts and Flowers Hall at Bobcat Trail;

      3. at the top of the third floor bridge to J.C. Kellam Administration at Hill House Circle;

      4. between Hines Academic Center and Central Boiler Plant;

      5. on the Academy Street sidewalk near the Student Recreation Center;

      6. in the mall at Roy F. Mitte Technology and Physics and Supple Science Building; and

      7. in the mall at the LBJ Student Center.

    3. The coordinator of Facilities Inventory, working with the Facilities Department, will arrange printing and installation of the maps with a vendor.

  4. CAMPUS MAP WEBSITE

    1. The coordinator of Facilities Inventory is responsible for maintaining the maps and website.

    2. The map can be accessed here.

    3. The coordinator of Facilities Inventory, working with a vendor, will update the maps annually or as warranted by major changes to campus facilities and infrastructure.

    4. The coordinator of Facilities Inventory is responsible for the supplementary maps and information (e.g., driving directions) that are available on the web site.

  5. CAMPUS PARKING MAP

    1. The coordinator of Facilities Inventory, working with the director of Transportation Services and associate director of Parking Services, is responsible for maintaining this map.

    2. The map (in full color) is provided to all faculty, staff, and students purchasing a Texas State parking permit and to all students participating in Texas State Orientation. The purpose of the map is to show available parking on campus by permit designation. Black and white and color maps may be purchased by Texas State departments from the University Print Shop.

    3. The coordinator of Facilities Inventory will update the map by May 15 of each year pending information received from the director of Transportation Services, associate director of Parking Services, and Facilities Department. The coordinator of Facilities Inventory will provide a digital map file to the University Print Shop. Approval of the map by the associate director of Parking Services and director of Transportation Services must be received before the map is printed for distribution.

  6. BOBCAT TRAM STOPS AND ROUTES

    1. The purpose of the map is to identify shuttle stops and routes. The Coordinator of Marketing and Promotions for Transportation Services is responsible for maintaining these maps. The coordinator of Facilities Inventory will assist as necessary.

    2. The maps are available online.

    3. The coordinator of Marketing and Promotions for Transportation Services will update the maps anytime permanent route or stop changes are made. All route changes, with the exception of re-routes due to infrastructure maintenance or emergency situations, must be approved by the director of Transportation Services before modified maps are distributed.

  7. CAMPUS BASE MAP

    1. The campus base map is maintained by the Geographic Information System (GIS) technician in the Office of Facilities Planning, Design and Construction.

    2. This map identifies university owned land assets and infrastructure. It is maintained using AutoCAD and Geographic Information Systems. A variety of map information, including legal property descriptions, plat surveys, and cartographic field methods are incorporated into the base map.

    3. The GIS technician will update the base map when new land assets are acquired or when major changes to the existing infrastructure are completed.

  8. CUSTOMIZED MAPS

    1. Texas State departments may contact the coordinator of Facilities Inventory or GIS technician if customized maps are needed.

    2. Customized maps may include locations of buildings, streets, sidewalks, parking, and special features within a specific area of interest as well as special notations. All special notations must be provided by the department requesting the map.

  9. REVIEWERS OF THIS PPS

    1. Reviewers of this PPS include the following:

      Position Date
      Associate Vice President for Finance and Support Services Planning March 1 E5Y
      Coordinator, Facilities Inventory March 1 E5Y
  10. CERTIFICATION STATEMENT

    This PPS has been approved by the following individuals in their official capacities and represents Texas State Finance and Support Services policy and procedure from the date of this document until superseded.

    Associate Vice President for Finance and Support Services Planning; senior reviewer of this PPS

    Vice President for Finance and Support Services