University Service Center

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Photo of the University Service Center, located on South Green

Building Type:

Campus Green:
Union Green

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Current Use

The University Service Center is located in the Union Green, coordinates D-2 on the campus map. It is marked as #137 on the map.

The University Service Center building houses the following offices:

  • Facilities
  • Risk Management and Safety
  • Maintenance and Operations
  • Building and Grounds Services


Constructed in 1966, the Physical Plant building, as it was then known, served the physical care of the university. The carpenter, electric, paint, plumbing, refrigeration, sheet metal shops, storage, service and garage were located in the plant. In 1996, after the above photo was taken, the building was renamed Facilities Management, and in 2011 it was renamed the University Service Center.


49 Factory St., Athens, OH 45701 (Directions)

The Union Green

The Union Green on Ohio University's Athens campus.

Union green is the western gateway to the University and the city of Athens. The green is home to Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, Facilities Management & Safety, Russ College of Engineering research, and Culinary Services. Notable buildings on this green include the newly constructed Heritage Hall.

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