Facilities Operations Overview

Vision Statement

World-class excellence in service utilizing all available technology, in support of world-class excellence in education, with special focus on customer service.

Mission Statement

Facilities Operations is in existence to provide and maintain, in an efficient and cost effective manner, safe, comfortable and attractive facilities and surroundings in which to discover, learn, live, and work. We are committed to the recruitment and retention of superior students, faculty and staff through enhancing the university environment. We strive to improve customer service by fostering a spirit of teamwork, cooperation, and open communications within our own division and with others in the university community.

Overview of Facilities Operations

Facilities Operations is responsible for the operation and maintenance of approximately 2,000,000 square feet of classroom, laboratory, housing, dining, office, athletic, and other ancillary facilities on approximately 177 acres, with a staff of 95 full time employees. New construction, renovation, and maintenance functions are accomplished with in-house talent including carpentry and cabinetry, painting, locksmith, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, groundskeeping, grounds construction, welding, and custodial trades. Design, energy Operations, transportation, refuse collection, and recycling are in-house services also provided by Facilities Operations. We support the educational process by assisting in the design, fabrication, and construction of student and faculty course and research projects.

Your suggestions for additional or improvements to existing services are encouraged and welcome.