Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Conservation and Curation Facility?

The Conservation and Curation Facility (CCF), which houses the Cultural Resource Management Program (CRM) office, fulfills a four-fold purpose:

  1. To provide CRM oversight to the University for compliance with environmental regulations pertaining to archaeological resources
  2. To preserve the University's material past with a well-equipped curation facility
  3. Maintain the artifact collections for students, academics and professionals to conduct research
  4. To provide an outlet for public outreach

What is the Cultural Resources Management Program?

The CRM Program guides the university through the archaeological mitigation process during construction projects. The CRM program ensures that SCU's history is conserved in order to meet the university's ethical and legal obligations as stewards of the past. Working in tandem with university and city planners, the CRM program balances the requirement for historic preservation with the ongoing needs of a dynamic campus