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Steam shutdown starting July 15

Planned Utility Shutdown

Heat and steam will be off to campus buildings for one week, starting Saturday, July 15. This affects building heating, hot water, sterilization, autoclave operations, and other laboratory processes.
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New guide to services coming July 1, 2023

Draft Guide to Services

A video recording is now uploaded regarding the main changes prior to our July 1 launch.

New project management team

If you have a project request in the queue, a project manager will be reaching out to you soon. Learn how the team is efficiently serving customers.
Brian Hambleton, Lead Electrician

Staff Spotlight: Meet Brian Hambleton, 'Mr. Electric'

We invite you to learn more about our veteran high voltage expert behind the work, who does what no one else does, and has been dubbed "Mr. Electric" for UCR by Vice Chancellor Gerry Bomotti.
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How Facilities Services Takes on the Stormy Season

This winter, unrelenting rain drenched southern California from a series of severe cold-weather storms and put many areas on alert for flooding. Learn more about what FS does to protect the campus community.
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Deferred Maintenance and Capital Projects Update

Facilities Services and Planning, Design & Construction met with the Campus Finance Committee and presented on the campus preventative and deferred maintenance strategies, as well as the financial and capital planning aspects associated with investing in UCR’s infrastructure.
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Generator maintenance, NFPA 110 testing

We will be conducting monthly tests of the emergency system. Learn which day your building is being tested and how you can prepare. During these tests, a less than 1-second outage will occur.
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Drinking water locations expanded on campus

More than 40 new water stations have been installed on campus, making it easier to find chilled and filtered water in every building.

Facilities Services projects spruce up campus

Facilities Services completed 195 summer projects that ranged from giving classrooms a new shine to replanting roses.
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Streamlining project request process

As part of the new process, a project management team will review and prioritize requests based on availability of resources, scheduling, and the complexity of the requests. A new form and submission process will be launched soon.

Changes to Project Process

In order to support the campus’ increasing project needs and improve our campus spaces for faculty, students, and staff, Facilities Services will be making a change to its project process.

Event and Move Requests

Requests must be placed 14 days in advance for events and moves and will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Due to limited staffing, Facilities Services needs this minimum lead time to review and respond. Prior to submitting a request, please review the campus' event policy by clicking here: Events and Gatherings on Campus

Meet Francisco Hernandez, UCR’s 2022 Outstanding Staff Award Winner

Francisco’s positive attitude and work ethic are contagious, making him one of nine employees to be presented the Outstanding Staff Award from UCR Staff Assembly this year, honored in the category of Staff Who Make a Difference – Service.

Stop and Smell the Roses

Next time you pull up to the rose islands at the West Campus Drive entrance, you may want to slow down a little to experience the recent replant of approximately 230 roses of the closest varieties to distinguished landscape architect, Ruth Shellhorn’s original 1960s design.

FS Retirement Celebration

You are cordially invited to attend a reception honoring our Facilities Services retirees on June 23, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (program 9:35 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.) at the UCR Alumni & Visitors Center.

Introducing Our New Facilities Focus

Highlighting Facilities Services' current project successes, news, and staff, the launch of our monthly Facilities Focus will be a new outlet for information sharing. This two-page flyer is distributed to FS staff and recognizes the celebrated work of our department.

Facilities Services Certifies 60 Staff in Forklift and Aerial Lift Equipment

A team of over 60 staff within Facilities Services recently completed a critical, 2-day IVES Certified Training of Forklift Operator and Mobile Elevated Work Platform for Boom and Scissor lift at Environmental Health & Safety.

Facilities Services’ Own Erin Chapman – Two Time Recipient EWI Communications Award

Erin Chapman, Executive Assistant for Facilities Services, is the recipient of the Executive Women International (EWI), 2021 Communications Award...

Color-coding microfiber improves processes

UC Riverside implemented a color-coded program that has helped eliminate accidental cross-contamination, control inventory and use fewer chemicals.
Adam Schnirel, new AVC of Facilities Services

New Associate Vice Chancellor of Facilities Services

Adam Schnirel, director of Facilities Operations at UC San Francisco, will join UCR in September as the new associate vice chancellor of Facilities Services.