In accordance with its mission the Office of Campus Planning (OCP) strives to improve the quality and experience of the built campus environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors. The vision is to have meaningful places on campus that promote and foster an academic community with a sense of identity and belonging. In all its facilities planning efforts OCP explores aspects of Placemaking such as social interactions and activities, comfort and image, and access and linkages as it strives to create thoughtful spaces that are unique, memorable, inviting and that foster academic interactions.