The University primarily utilizes dust free marker boards in lieu of traditional chalkboards. Consult the Project Manager for installations requiring chalkboards.
The designer shall be aware of the program requirements for the spaces within the facility and specify the appropriate application of any visual display surfaces.
In classroom buildings, teaching laboratories, and other similar facilities, provide for each faculty member a personal bulletin board, located at each faculty door, for posting faculty hours, class grades, etc. Bulletin boards 18” x 18” in size are recommended.
The procurement and installation of facility directories must be included in the bid documents as a Signage Allowance. Consult the Project Manager for the type of directory that may be appropriate in your facility.
The procurement and installation of signage (both interior and exterior) must be included in the bid documents as a Signage Allowance. Consult with the Project Manager concerning the type of signage that may be appropriate in your facility.
Exterior signage on a facility must comply with the guidelines published by the University Planning and Design Office. In general, the letter style is to be consistent with existing University graphics. The Project Manager will assist advising you on this item.
Signage that provides emergency information or general circulation directions or identifies rooms or spaces must conform to requirements of ANSI A117.1 and ADA, as to character proportion and color contrast. Signage identifying rooms and spaces must also meet ANSI and ADA requirements for tactile characters and/or symbols.
Room name and number signs are located on the wall adjacent to the lock side of the door rather than on the door itself, and centered 48-60 inches above the floor.
In addition to the room number, residence hall signs should have a built-in card holder under the room number.
All toilet partitions are to be the ceiling hung type. Clemson prefers polymer based solid surfacing, solid core phenolic, and solid plastic toilet compartments abd screen systems designed for long term durability. Laminate, powder coated steel, and stainless steel are discouraged.
Compartments for the accommodation of the physically handicapped are to be sized, arranged, and equipped to meet current requirements of ANSI A117.1 and ADA requirements. When space allows, additional ambulatory accessible stalls are encouraged.
Each toilet compartment is to be equipped with a coat hook, and with a double roll toilet tissue holder. Compartments in women’s toilets are to be equipped with sanitary napkin disposal receptacles.
Soap dispensers, paper towel dispensers, and trash receptacles will be provided by the owner. Do not construct openings in countertops to receive trash. Accessible reach heights are to be maintained on all mirrors, shelves, coat hooks, dispensers, grab bars, etc. Mirrors must be located such that reflected images will not be presented to adjacent rooms. All permanent accessories must be surface mounted and stainless steel. As with toilet partitions, Clemson prefers solid surface countertops and shelves in bath locations. Design space to accommodate one 23 gallon waste receptacle (owner provided) near the door.
Specify that all new facilities and facilities undergoing significant exterior renovation shall have a Series 3200 Knox-Box emergency access high security key box. Location of this key box will be determined by the Project Manager and the CU Fire Marshal.
Series 3200 Knox Box
Stainless Steel, surface mounted, roll towel, standard core, hands free (not electrical or battery operated)
Do not place Seat Cover Dispensers in University restrooms.
Do not place Soap Dispensers in University restrooms. Owner will provide.
Do not place tampon dispensers in University restrooms
Stainless Steel, surface mounted, self-closing door with removable receptacle.
Stainless Steel, standard core, surface mounted, multi-roll with at least one rolls concealed (reserve roll)
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