Facilities Services


Welcome! Facilities Services is one of the largest departments at UC Riverside, employing nearly 400 career employees. Facilities Services aims to provide exceptional service in maintaining an environment conducive to teaching, learning, living, working and research for the entire campus community. The department maintains facilities and landscape, totaling over 6 million square feet across 1,350 acres of campus.

In 2017, Physical Plant and Housing, Dining & Residential Services rebranded, and the department is now known as Facilities Services. We are a team of service oriented professionals focused on exceptional client engagement, continuous improvement and development opportunities.

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See our Staff's Recent Career Milestones

We celebrated some big career milestones, totaling 485 years of service, at the recent UCR Staff Assembly Fall Meeting... See who they are 

Fall 2017

Charlie Vergara Receives September '17 Get Recognized Award

Staff Assembly's recipient of the Get Recognized Program is Facilities Services' Charlie Vergara, Senior Custodian. He was nominated by Lilia Ramos, School of Medicine, for his upbeat approach to work and exemplary detailed efforts at the SOM Education Building. Please join us in recognizing and congratulating Charlie. 

Chancellor's Picnic

Inside UCR: Renovated Classrooms

Over the summer, 45 classrooms and lab spaces located in Sproul Hall, Watkins Hall, Olmstead Hall and the Life Sciences Building, received a fresh coat of paint, LED lighting, flooring, multimedia upgrades, as well as new desks, tables and chairs. The spaces now have new projectors, whiteboards instead of green chalkboards, bright accent walls, and many have vibrant green or orange reconfigurable seating. A few large lecture halls with fixed seating also have new desks.... Read more 

Chancellor's Picnic

Campus Conversations with Chancellor Wilcox

Updates on increased maintenance and renovations of existing buildings and facilities


Scheduled Outages

December 2, 2017
Student Services Building

December 4, 2017
Humanities Social Sciences Elevator



Service Requests
If urgent, call (951) 827-4214
M-F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
On weekdays after 5:00 PM and on weekends call (951) 827-4677

Event Setup
(951) 827-4219






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900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
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Facilities Services
3401 Watkins Drive

Tel: (951) 827-4214 (M-F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
(951) 827-4677 (Emergencies at other times)
Fax: (951) 827-3651
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