Summary: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM
SECTION: General Administration NUMBER: 01.B.02
AREA: Facilities and Physical Plant
SUBJECT: Selection of Architectural and Engineering Firms
January 3, 1995; Revised January 31, 2008 Page 1 of 2
1.1. This administrative memorandum assigns responsibilities for the selection and
recommendation of architectural and engineering firms to provide professional
services to the System for construction and renovation projects.
2.1. It is the objective of the Board of Regents to achieve efficiency in the expenditure
of University funds for professional services and consulting contracts and to
prevent favoritism and the appearance of favoritism through the selection process.
2.2. Board Policy 53.03 outlines the general guidelines to be followed in the selection
and approval of professional services and general contractors for construction and
renovation projects. The Chancellor's Delegations of Authority web page also
provides the contract approval structure for System employees to follow when
engaging architectural and engineering firms.
2.3. The Associate Vice Chancellor for Plant Operations is responsible for