• Ninth Annual Move-Out Cleanout: Second-Largest Year to Date

    At the close of every spring semester, students finish their exams and eagerly prepare for summer break. Before anyone can drive or fly home or to their next destination, there is one obstacle that must be faced: moving… Read More

  • Student’s Corner

    Hygiene! It’s a very important part of life. Wondering how to do it in a more sustainable way? I’m here to help. As a quick note, all of the following products linked, to the best of my knowledge,… Read More

  • Summer Interns

    You may have noticed while reading the Students Corner that we have welcomed two new student interns.  We are exciting to introduce Patricia and Michaela who are here with us for the summer! Patricia Van Valkenburgh (pictured right… Read More

  • Student’s Corner

    Last week, I was scrolling through my Facebook feed when an article titled “The Millennial Obsession With Self-Care” caught my eye. It discussed how many teens and young adults are starting to practice self-care as a way to… Read More

  • Green Spaces in Rochester

    The City of Rochester has many green spaces both within the city and in the surrounding suburbs. A “green space” is an area of grass, trees, or other vegetation set apart for recreational or aesthetic purposes in an… 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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