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

Vision: Building upon a proud heritage of quality staff and services, Facilities Management & 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.

Stephen Wood

Chief Facilities Officer/Senior Associate Vice President for Facilities Management and Safety

Steve Wood

Facilities Management & Safety (FM&S) encompasses Facilities Maintenance and Operations, the Work Center, Utilities, Custodial, Grounds Maintenance, and Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) services. The unit serves all facilities on the Athens campus, where 23,000 students and 4,000 employees occupy approximately 8 million gross square feet, 200 buildings and 1,800 acres of land dedicated to learning, research, dining, housing, intercollegiate athletics, recreation and other activities.
FM & S reports through the Senior Associate Vice President for Facilities and Operational Support to the VP of Finance and Administration.
FM staff includes approximately 400 people: an Associate Vice President for FM&S, three Directors, one Associate Director, three Assistant Directors, 26 managers, and affiliated administrative and technical personnel. The majority of the classified staff is covered under collective bargaining agreements.
If you have a suggestion, or cannot find the service you need through the various links above or to the right on this page, please call 740-593-2911 (3-2911 inter campus) and our Facilities Work Center will guide you to the most appropriate unit within our organization or elsewhere within the University.

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Thank You.

Excellence, Integrity, Service, Safety,
Sustainability, Teamwork