Facilities and Operations (F&O) has primary responsibility for the stewardship of the university's physical properties, including 37 million square feet of building space. Facilities and Operations is made up of 9 departments responsible for sophisticated and complex academic, research and clinical facilities, as well as associated environmental stewardship and regulatory compliance:
- Architecture, Engineering & Construction - planning, design, and construction of the University's physical campus
- Custodial & Grounds Services - cleaning services, pest management, and horticultural and grounds keeping maintenance
- Environment, Health & Safety - health, safety, and environmental compliance
- Logistics, Transportation & Parking - movers, expeditors, bussing, parking, and waste management services
- Maintenance Services - preventive and predictive maintenance services
- Office of Campus Sustainability - the focal point for sustainable campus operations
- Operational Support - finance, human resources, information services, and training
- Real Estate Office - all real estate matters at the university, including the hospital and health centers
- Utilities - purchasing, generation, distribution, metering, and billing energy consumption for all university buildings
Facilities and Operations seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan, to sustain the excellence of the university, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning.
F&O is a positive organization dedicated to the principles of being respectful, collaborative, solutions-based, and proactive.