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Facilities Management & Safety creates an ideal campus environment where the community achieves excellence by safely, efficiently, and sustainably providing exceptional services.

Building upon a proud heritage of quality staff and services, Facilities Management and Safety will become a benchmark organization recognized for superior customer service. In doing so, we will further develop our staff, continuously improve our processes, and team together to overcome all challenges.

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    Each year Facilities Management and Safety will use an annual steam outage to allow for repairs to the steam system on campus. This outage will shut down the steam across the entire campus so that technicians can safely repair the steam system. We will announce the dates for the steam outages in advanced time to allow for the campus to prepare and be aware of the outage.

Announcements

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Athens Campus Planned Power Outages

November 15, 2019 -

Athens Campus - Planned Power Outages for November and December 2019

Ohio University’s Facilities Management and Safety has scheduled a series of widespread electrical outages on the Athens Campus to allow for improvements to the campus electrical distribution system. 

The intent of these efforts is to provide an opportunity to perform preventative maintenance, upgrade equipment in the main electric substation and allow for the new HCOM Academic Facility and Chilled Water Plant 3 to be added to the University’s electric distribution system.  The dates for the outages are provided below and have been carefully scheduled during non-business hours adjacent to major academic breaks to minimize impact to the Ohio University community. Read More

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News

Tuesday, January 11

Ohio University Russ College of Engineering and Technology students will have a new space to research and collaborate in 2023. The West Union Street Office Center (WUSOC) is undergoing renovations and will eventually become the new Russ Research Opportunity Center (RROC). 

Ohio University Russ College of Engineering and Technology students will have a new space to research and collaborate in 2023. The West Union Street Office Center (WUSOC) is undergoing renovations and will eventually become the new Russ Research Opportunity Center (RROC). 

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Thursday, January 6

Ohio University has implemented new COVID-19 quarantine and isolation guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as directed by the Ohio Department of Health, effective immediately. The changes are reflected in the OHIO COVID-19 Protocol, which all OHIO students, faculty, and staff are required to follow if they test positive, experience symptoms, or are exposed to COVID-19.

Ohio University has implemented new COVID-19 quarantine and isolation guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as directed by the Ohio Department of Health, effective immediately. The changes are reflected in the OHIO COVID-19 Protocol, which all OHIO students, faculty, and staff are required to follow if they test positive, experience symptoms, or are exposed to COVID-19.

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Thursday, January 6

KN95, N95, KF94 or three-ply surgical masks are preferred; face shields, bandanas, neck gaiters, scarves, turtleneck collars, masks with valves, and balaclavas/ski masks are not acceptable

KN95, N95, KF94 or three-ply surgical masks are preferred; face shields, bandanas, neck gaiters, scarves, turtleneck collars, masks with valves, and balaclavas/ski masks are not acceptable

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Thursday, January 6

Ohio University strongly encourages all students, faculty and staff to get vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19. The University will host a COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Heritage Community Clinic in Grosvenor West on the Athens campus this Friday, Jan. 7, offering initial vaccine rounds as well as boosters.

Ohio University strongly encourages all students, faculty and staff to get vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19. The University will host a COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Heritage Community Clinic in Grosvenor West on the Athens campus this Friday, Jan. 7, offering initial vaccine rounds as well as boosters.

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Thursday, January 6

OHIO has adopted new COVID-19 quarantine and isolation recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, effective immediately. The CDC’s updated quarantine guidance allows those who have been boosted or recently fully vaccinated to avoid a five-day quarantine if they are exposed to COVID-19. 

OHIO has adopted new COVID-19 quarantine and isolation recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, effective immediately. The CDC’s updated quarantine guidance allows those who have been boosted or recently fully vaccinated to avoid a five-day quarantine if they are exposed to COVID-19. 

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Monday, December 13

Facilities Management and Safety requests that employees who have been working in campus facilities during fall semester take energy conservation actions before leaving buildings for the winter break closure.

Facilities Management and Safety requests that employees who have been working in campus facilities during fall semester take energy conservation actions before leaving buildings for the winter break closure.

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Monday, August 9

In the coming weeks, OHIO’s Office of Information Technology (OIT) will replace the current WorkForce clocks across multiple campuses with the latest model that features an ID card tap to clock in/out with, retiring the old model that used a magnetic strip reader.

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Monday, August 9

Ohio University President Hugh Sherman has announced the appointment of Joe Trubacz as the University’s Interim Vice President for Finance and Administration, beginning on Aug. 30.

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Monday, August 9

In just under three weeks, we will begin face-to-face classes on all campuses as we return to a more normal learning environment. Even as we are excited about having more students back on all our campuses, we have been closely watching the recent shift in COVID-19 transmission rates here in Ohio and across the country. As you have likely seen in reports from national health experts, recent data indicates that breakthrough infections, though rare, can occur in vaccinated individuals and that even vaccinated individuals may be able to spread the Delta variant.

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Friday, June 25

The Ohio University Board of Trustees voted to continue the University’s FY22 budget until August when the state biennial budget will be finalized during its meetings June 17-18 in Walter Hall on the Athens Campus.

The Ohio University Board of Trustees voted to continue the University’s FY22 budget until August when the state biennial budget will be finalized during its meetings June 17-18 in Walter Hall on the Athens Campus.

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