The Division of the State Architect (DSA) announced the creation of bulletin BU 20-01: DSA Assistance During the COVID-19 Pandemic for Emergency School Facilities in May, which provides guidance for school districts to expedite installation of new buildings, structures and sanitation facilities and/or alteration of existing facilities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

BU 20-01 has been updated with information pertaining to off-campus facilities for temporary or longer-term K-12 public school use (Section 8).

Please direct any questions regarding BU 20-01 to Jim Hackett, Principal Structural Engineer, Codes and Standards Unit, at For project specific questions, please contact the applicable regional office directly, as described in the bulletin.

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