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Dictionary of FUSION and Facilities Related Terms


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For modernization proposals, the proposed scope shall focus on enhanced and improved program design and instructional/institutional support services capability. Infrastructure and technology changes shall demonstrate a clear connection to the space alteration or is required to comply with building codes due to the project’s alterations.


Secondary Effects

Secondary effects are not to be included with primary project proposals. Example: primary proposal consolidates scattered student service offices into a vacant library. The alteration of the scattered student service offices is considered as secondary effects. Secondary effects should be discussed in the primary project proposal but is not a part of the scope.



Acronym for Space Inventory.


Space Data Comparison

The Space Data Comparison tab in FUSION's Space Inventory module allows users to compare the current year's inventory with last year's inventory and make adjustments as needed in order to produce the M&O allocations for the Fiscal Service Unit.


Space Inventory Preparing

When a space inventory is in the preparing status, users are currently prepping it for submission to the FPU. It has not been certified by the districts.


Space Inventory Resubmit Requested

When a space inventory needs a significant amount of changes after submission, typically the FPU will bounce the inventory back to the district for a resubmit. Inventories in this status still require work and must be submitted again.


Space Inventory Submitted

When a space inventory is in the submitted status, users have certified the inventory and sent it to the FPU for validation. At this point, the inventory can take two paths: it can either be validated by the FPU or the FPU could point out the want some changes and request a resubmit.


Space Inventory Validated

When a space inventory is in the validated status, the FPU has deemed the inventory acceptable. No further work needs to be done on the inventory this year and users may begin working on their inventory for next year.


Staff Type Code

Designates a staff type used in the forecasting area


Stop Notice

To require the district to hold a specified amount from the contractor's payment. The district should hold enough of the retention to cover any stop notices.


Summary of Capital Outlay Plan

Summary listing of costs by year for ECP, FIM and CID projects.


Summary of Costs for Projects Included in 5YP

Cost sorted by CID, ECP, and FIM category and project year. The first two years of the plan are made up of only FPP and IPP project phases while the remaining years in the plan contain both district projects and system generated projects.


Summary of Methodology

Breakdown of Methodology for Calculating Unmet Need by Title V categories.


Support Programs

Basic skills and other transitional instruction, learning resources, student services, and categorical programs and services designed to attract students and to enable them to successfully complete courses and educational programs.


System Generation

Calculates system generated projects. System generated projects represent the difference between the actual projects proposed and the gross enrollment need, as calculated by the following formula. Total Need = Gross Enrollment Need y5 - Net Capacity y1 - Change in Excess Capacity y5-y1 - Alternate Means y5 - Projects Submitted y1-y5


System Wide Capital Outlay 5 Year Plan

The CCC 5YCOP is the plan created yearly and approved by the CCC BOG to meet AB1473 requirements.