Glossary of Terms and Definitions

Glossary Term: Functional use (relating to Space Management and Allocation)

Definition:

the functional use of space is defined by the Saskatchewan COU space inventory classification system. Each space is assigned as one of the following categories: Category 1 - Classroom Facilities; Category 2 - Instructional Laboratory; Category 3 - Research Laboratory Space (Graduate and Faculty); Category 4 - Academic Offices and Related Space; Category 5 - Library Facilities; Category 6 - Athletic/Recreation Space; Category 7 - Food Service; Category 8 - Bookstore and Other Merchandising Facilities; Category 9 - Maintenance and Facilities Management Space; Category 10 - Administrative Office and Related Space; Category 11 - Audio-Visual Services Space; Category 12 - Central Services; Category 13 - Student Health Service Facilities; Category 14 - Common Use and Student Activity Space; Category 15 - Assembly and Exhibition Facilities; Category 16 - Unassigned or Non-Assignable Space (e.g., hallways, washrooms etc.); Category 17 - Residential Space; Category 18 - Animal Space; Category 19 - Other University Facilities; Category 20 - Health Science Clinical Facilities
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