Support for university capital planning, design, and construction is provided under the direction of the senior associate vice president for finance and capital planning. The office is responsible for supporting universities and affiliates in the development of capital budget requests and approval by the Board of Governors and other governmental entities. The office also assists in capital project execution, coordinating with universities, affiliates, and state agencies.

It is UNC System policy to provide businesses owned by minority persons equal access and opportunity to participate fully in all aspects of the University construction program. University policy prohibits discrimination against businesses on the basis of race, color, national origin, or gender; promotes and encourages full and open competition; and promotes equal access to contracting opportunities among the various contractors and vendors that do business with the University.  The resources listed below help implement this policy.