• 10 Ways to Lay Back and Relax

    Looking for a way to lay back and relax? One of my favorite ways to relax is watching movies! Here are some of my top picks for movies related to sustainability. The True Cost – This documentary discusses… Read More

  • NEW GREEN REPS PROGRAM COORDINATOR

    University Facilities and Services is pleased to announce Sherin George as the new Green Reps Program Coordinator. Green Reps are a team of University of Rochester employees from many different departments who care about workplace sustainability. They act… Read More

  • Student’s Corner

    For my next article on sustainable European cities, I turn my attention to Zurich, Switzerland. Not just because I’m craving some Swiss chocolate, but because they were voted the world’s most sustainable city by a Dutch building consultant… Read More

  • The Sixth Extinction

      Throughout history there have been five major extinctions. An extinction is a widespread and rapid decrease in the biodiversity on earth. In most cases, these extinction events resulted in the loss of more than 70% of all… Read More

  • U.S. Energy Portfolio

    The United States is one of the biggest producers and consumers of energy in the world. In terms of energy production, fossil fuels such as coal, natural gas, and oil dominate in the United States. According to the… 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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Awards

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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