• Student’s Corner

    Lately it seems like there has been a big increase in people trying the zero waste lifestyle. No longer does it seem it is only for those that devote themselves to living sustainably and nothing else. People who… Read More

  • Antarctica Iceberg

    An iceberg, larger than Lake Erie has split from Antarctica. This is the third largest iceberg, since records have been taken. To be classified as an iceberg, the height of the ice must be greater than 16 feet… Read More

  • Reminder: Shred Fest is this Friday

    Just a friendly reminder that our annual Shred Fest event is happening this Friday. See our flyer below and click here for full details. See you there!

  • Student’s Corner

    My bike is a white Nishiki Manitoba that I got last year as a graduation present. When I got my driver’s license, my family had two cars to be shared among four people, so I was really only… Read More

  • CSA Update

    Results from the first trip to the CSA and my first week preparing the produce is in. Freshness is amazing. Lacking is my ability to convert a recipe into a dish that is as amazing as the food… 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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