Facilities Management

Facilities Reference Guide

The Office of Facilities Management and Planning is responsible for a comprehensive facilities operation that furnishes facilities planning; architectural and engineering planning; construction management; building operation and maintenance; alterations, repairs and renovations; generation and distribution of utilities; grounds and landscape maintenance; energy management; and custodial services. Additionally, this office is responsible for the operation of the University Motor Pool Fleet, event scheduling, and Central Stores function. 

Operations Services includes Building Maintenance which provides routine, scheduled and non-scheduled preventive maintenance of building components, building furniture/components fabrication and repair, lock and key control, campus and building signage, maintenance of electrical and water distribution systems, service contract compliance, and small scale building alterations, renovations and minor construction. 

Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning is also a part of Operations Services and provides heating and air-conditioner maintenance and operation, preventive maintenance of campus hvac equipment and distribution systems, cooling tower maintenance, refrigerant management, energy management and service contract compliance. 

As a part of Operations Services, Grounds Services provides landscape installations, maintenance and watering, pavement and hard surface maintenance, underground irrigation system installation and maintenance, exterior litter control and recyclable collection and transport, athletic field maintenance, grounds equipment maintenance, snow and ice removal, campus furniture and equipment moving, and campus special events setups. 

Custodial Services provides building access, housekeeping, light bulb replacements, building trash collection, building recyclable collection, interior building furniture moving and special events setups, building pest control, and service contract compliance. 

Facilities Planning, Space Management, and Construction provides facilities master planning, space management and utilization data, capital program planning, real estate management, architectural and engineering services, construction contract management, and large scale building alterations, renovations, and construction. 

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I contact Facilities?
A contact list is provided by clicking here. Please feel free to contact any member of the Facilities Team with your question or request. However, the fastest response to most requests will come by calling the Facilities Service Desk at extension 1800. 

What kinds of things does Facilities do?
Facilities covers a broad range of services. Primarily, we are responsible for maintaining campus facilities through our Custodial, Grounds, Building Maintenance, and HVAC shops. We also provide non-maintenance services such as small remodeling/construction work on a charge-back basis. We also provide a complete project management and planning service. This area encompasses planning for new and renovated facilities as well as managing contractors on campus.  We also have vehicles for lease for University faculty and staff (business purposes only). Facilities Management and Planning is also your point of contact for campus event reservations and services.

What if I'm not getting the help I need?
Although we strive to provide the fastest possible service human and financial resource limitations often mean that projects take longer than we would like. However, feel free to contact the Facilities Service Desk, the department managers, or the director if you have a concern. (Please see our contact page for contact information.) 

Our Commitment
We in the Office of Facilities Management and Planning are committed to providing the highest level of service to you, our customer. We strive to provide quality, professional service in a expeditious manner. As such, we welcome your comments, suggestions, or thoughts concerning our performance. Please do not hesitate to contact us.