• Riding to a Sustainable Future: University Sponsors Zagster Bike Share Program

    Whether you are an avid cyclist or someone looking for a new way to commute, there is something new to be excited about! The City of Rochester just launched Zagster, a bike share program that lets you ride… Read More

  • Student’s Corner

    I’ve always loved the ocean. I even took a Marine Biology course my senior year in high school. The ocean is amazing and vast. There are areas of it that we’ve still yet to explore. Ocean animals are… Read More

  • Seven Energy Saving Resources

    Top Energy Saving Resource Websites Sustainability Tip of the Week #STOTW   A short list of useful websites for energy saving needs ranging from the home to the workplace https://www.ase.org/ http://smarterhouse.org/ https://www.nrdc.org/issues/energy-efficiency http://www.elevateenergy.org/ http://www.elevateenergy.org/for-building-owners-managers/energy-saving-resources/ https://www.energystar.gov/campaign/home https://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=kids.kids_index There’s even… Read More

  • Student’s Corner

    The United States was supposedly founded upon the desire for freedom; even in the decades prior to its establishment as an independent country, this land was refuge for the oppressed and under-privileged European citizens. Come to the United… Read More

  • Composting

    Composting – Sustainability Tip of the Week #STOTW   Composting is a great way to reduce the amount of food waste that ends up in landfills while also creating fertile soil for gardening. When food scraps go to… 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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