RFQ No. FM210218

Student Housing Environmental Consulting Services


Bidding Closed

Bid Date2/24/21 4:00 pm

Company & Contacts

UCSB Design and Construction Services

Shari Hammond, University Rep.   shari.hammond@ucsb.edu


UCSB Campus

NOTE: Consultants must be registered and logged into the UCSB planroom to submit its SOQ package electronically via the ‘Submit Bid’ tab above.

Project Description: Statements of Qualifications submittals are hereby solicited by the University of California, Santa Barbara (“University”) from environmental professionals and firms with relevant experience and expertise in providing the services described herein. The selected consultant will provide environmental services in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) associated with the University’s Student Housing project (“Project”), as more fully described in this Request for Qualifications (“RFQ”) No. FM210218.

The Project includes the construction of student housing to accommodate a portion of the requirement in the Long Range Development Plan (LRDP) to house 5,000 students. The proposed project would be located on the Main Campus in the vicinity of the Facilities Management Yard of the University of California, Santa Barbara. The Project includes student beds with requisite amenities and offsite facilities to support the residences, including but not limited to bicycle parking and a central utility plant.

The Project will also necessitate the relocation of the current uses of the Facilities Management Yard, either on or off-campus.

Scope of Services: Scope of services include the preparation of an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) in accordance with CEQA. Environmental review includes addressing all project related components including evaluations of short- and long-term impacts resulting from the development and operation of the Project, the relocation of Facilities Management operations, and all off-site improvements and facilities proposed by the Project. The selected environmental firm will work closely with University staff. The objectives of the EIR will be to:

• Provide an objective analysis of the project -specific and cumulative environmental impacts that could result from all components of the proposed Project.
• Provide an effective mitigation program.
• Assess a reasonable range of alternatives.

Instructions for Applicants: Qualified professionals and firms possessing relevant experience and expertise in providing environmental services for projects similar in scale, size and scope are encouraged to respond to this RFQ. The Request for Qualifications document will be made available on February 10, 2021 on the University’s online planroom page located at www.ucsbplanroom.com. (click “RFQs” on the left side of the planroom home page and find the project title).

SOQ Deadline: An electronic copy of your firm’s SOQ submittal in .pdf format must be returned to the University no later than 4:00 p.m. on February 24, 2021 either: (i) via email the UCSB planroom page www.ucsbplanroom.com/jobs/rfq (click the ‘Submit Bids’ tab above); or, alternatively, (ii) an electronic (.pdf) copy may be delivered to the following physical address on a thumb drive:

Greg Moore, Associate Director
Facilities Management Bldg. 439, Door ‘E’
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-1030

Equal Opportunity Statement: Each candidate firm will be required to show evidence of its equal employment opportunity policy. Every effort will be made to ensure that all persons shall have equal access to contracts and other business opportunities with the University, regardless of: race; color; religion; sex; age; ancestry; national origin; sexual orientation; physical or mental disability; veteran’s status; medical condition; genetic information; marital status; gender identity; pregnancy; service in the uniformed services; or citizenship within the limits imposed by law or University’s policy.