Design Standards and Guidelines

The UNC Charlotte Design Standards and Guidelines provide information for designers on the minimum standards required for formal and informal projects at UNC Charlotte.  The intent is to provide general guidance and ensure consistency and quality in building and infrastructure design,  The guidelines are not intended to be used directly as specifications.  Designers are expected to comply with all applicable codes and regulations.

Please Note:

  • Updates to the Design Standards and Guidelines are only accepted by submitting the online Update Request form.  Updates and revisions will be considered twice per year in January and in July.

    Complete and submit this form


Design Standards and Guidelines - updated 8/2023