• RecycleMania is Coming Soon!

    Students are back on campus and classes are about to begin for the Spring 2017 Semester! The onset of each spring semester (or winter as we call it in Rochester), marks the upcoming onset of the annual RecycleMania competition… Read More

  • Student’s Corner

    I’m sure you’ve heard the quote “new year, new me” before, right? With the start of the new year, people often have goals to do better and to be better version of themselves. As a result, revamping the… Read More

  • What is LEED?

    This week’s #STOTW In case you were wondering what these plaques on some of the University’s newer buildings mean, or what people are talking about when they mention “LEED” standards…   What is LEED?   LEED stands for… Read More

  • Where Does our Water Come From?

    Have you ever wondered where the University of Rochester gets its drinking water from? The answer is Hemlock Lake.  Hemlock Lake, one of the Finger Lakes, is located just south of Rochester. Most of the county gets its… Read More

  • Student’s Corner

    This past week I came across the idea of reusing old wine and other beverage containers as decorative pieces around the house. Since the holidays have just ended, most households are likely to have at least a few… Read More

University Facilities and Services Mission

To create and manage a physical environment that promotes academics, student life, healthcare, research, and public service at the University of Rochester through our core values of teamwork, trust, integrity, professionalism and quality.

University Facilities and Services provides key infrastructure support including utility and energy management, environmental services, transportation, building and equipment maintenance and repair, preventative maintenance, paint-electric-plumbing-construction-heating-cooling and lock and key services, furniture repair, dispatch, mail services, purchasing and materials management, automobile maintenance and repair, recycling, grounds maintenance and event support to the University.

We are responsible for over 12 million gross square feet of building space and 655 acres while serving the main River Campus, the Medical Center, the Eastman School of Music, the Memorial Art Gallery and several other specialized sites. We invite you to learn more about our organization, our goals for the future and our latest awards and recognitions.




2015 Milestones

Each year the University of Rochester updates its Sustainability Milestones which include accomplishments in the areas of Recycling and Waste Reduction, Ecology, Energy, Hazardous Materials, Construction, Power Plant, Purchasing, and many more. The 2015 Milestones are coming soon. In 2014… the University was… Read More

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The League of American Bicyclists recognized the University of Rochester with a Bronze Bicycle Friendly University (BFUSM) award, joining more than 100 visionary colleges and universities from across the country. With the announcement of 49 new and renewing… Read More

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Toner Cartridge Recycling

How to recycle ink jet and toner cartridges – You can mail ink jet and toner cartridges to University Mail Services. Please place in original or replacement packaging and mail to PO Box 270001. On River Campus, you… Read More

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