• RecycleMania Results In

    For over a decade the University has participated in the nation-wide competition known as RecycleMania. So what is all the “mania” about and how did we do? Starting at the beginning, RecycleMania is a nationwide competition in which… Read More

  • Student’s Corner

    The creation of Earth Day rose from a need. There was a need in the United States for people to face the consequences of their actions, to make citizens aware of the harm caused by their pollution. There was… Read More

  • Is bottled water better for me?

      Bottled water is more popular in America than in almost any other country. Companies are selling Americans something they can basically get for free from their kitchen faucets, at a drastically increased price. And the water that… Read More

  • Celebrate Earth Day

    Earth Day was first celebrated on April 22 in 1970 in the United States to raise awareness about environmental protection. Now, more than 193 countries participate in Earth Day each year.  At the University of Rochester and surrounding… Read More

  • Student’s Corner

    Trump donates his salary to the National Parks- sounds great, right? Until you consider his budget plans which propose to cut the National Park Service budget. The money Trump donated, a whopping $78,333, represents only a small fraction… 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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