The Facilities Unit provides campus support for diverse and complex services relating to the buildings, land and overall environment of the 54 campuses, which includes planning, acquiring, disposing of, financing, constructing, and managing campus land and improvements. The staff ensures colleges and universities have the right space at the right time and that students, faculty, staff, and visitors are kept safe, warm and dry. Sub-units include:

2022 Capital Request 

We seek $292.9 million in funding in the 2022 legislative session for a capital program.

Recent bonding results 

Preliminary 2020 Capital Budget Request  -  Minnesota State's $271.2 million capital budget request to the legislature, including its $150 million request for asset preservation funding.  

2019 - Request to Legislature in 2019 - $150 million Higher Education Asset Preservation and Replacement (HEAPR) - the legislature adjourned the 2019 session without taking action on a bonding bill.

Projects funded in the 2018 bonding bill, which appropriated $129 million to Minnesota State. The bill provided:

  • $45 million in Higher Education Asset Preservation and Replacement or HEAPR for asset preservation projects at 25 college and university campuses.
  • funding for 10 of the requested 15 major capital projects.  

Projects Funded in 2017 Bonding Bill  - A $92.3 million bonding bill was approved for Minnesota State during the 2017 session that included $25 million of HEAPR funding.

Capital Improvement Projects Update

Quarterly Projects Report - web based quarterly update of capital and revenue bonded projects
Semi-annual Status Report - pdf report detailing capital projects funded by the state bonding bill, revenue bonds and guaranteed energy savings arrangements. 

All contracts and agreements templates for design and construction, facility use, easements and licenses, and other public sector agreements can be found on the Minnesota State website:


Current listings of requests for information, requests for proposal, requests for qualifications for projects, and employment opportunities can be found on the Minnesota State website, under Facilities Consultant and Contractor Opportunities.

View solicitations.
Find the RFQ for the Facilities Professional Technical Master Contract here.