Software User Guides

UC Davis Design and Construction Management uses a variety of software to manage multiple project processes. These collaborative tools are used by our internal staff, outside designers, contractors and more. Below, please find helpful guides — organized by intended audience — for properly using these tools.

CPMA (Spitfire)

DCM uses the Spitfire and Dynamics SL application for Construction Project Management and Accounting (CPMA) processes.


Dynamics SL

DCM uses the Spitfire and Dynamics SL application for Construction Project Management and Accounting (CPMA) processes.


Bluebeam Design Review

DCM uses Bluebeam to review all design documents.

Note: This file is secured and can only be accessed by approved UC Davis employees. Please email us at ask.dcm@ucdavis.edu if you need to be given access. 

  • Design Professional
  • How to Respond to Comments (Video)
  • Campus Reviewer
  • Creating an Account (PDF)
    Review Process (Video)
  • Project Coordinator
  • Operation Guide (PDF)
  • Project Manager
  • Operation Guide (PDF)