Office of the Executive Director


Construction Services

Provides the University community with all the resources, skills, equipment, and knowledge of a full service contractor. Our department also consists of the following internal shops: Cabinet, Sign, Glass, and Upholstery. For all these areas, precise and accurate estimates are given upon request.

Facilities Maintenance

Facilities Maintenance: Provides 24 hour building maintenance, operation and environmental monitoring of campus buildings & facilities. Centralized service shops include HVAC, Plumbing, Pumps, Steam Distribution & Insulation, Electrical, Fire Systems, Elevators, Roofing, Metal Crafts & Machine Repair. Geographically distributed Zone Maintenance teams serve Campus, University Hospitals & Health Centers.

Plant Academy

Plant Academy develops and delivers education, skills and organization development programs and services to support and reinforce the mission, policies, culture and strategic goals of Facilities and Operations at the University of Michigan.

Custodial and Grounds Services

The Custodial & Grounds department is made up of Custodial and Grounds Services, and Pest Management.

Material and Moving Services

Encompasses the Material Services unit, Moving and Trucking and Plant Receiving.

Utilities & Engineering

Provides for the purchasing, generation, distribution, conservation, and accounting of utilities for the University. Provides engineering for operations, maintenance, energy management, and utilities for Plant Operations.

Work Management

Serves as the "single point of contact" for Plant Operations with our clients in the campus community. Using the Facilities Management System, work orders are created, triaged and sent to the responsible shop for completion. Work Management is also responsible for all estimates, shutdowns, project coordination, quality assurance inspections, and preventive maintenance planning.

Content modified: Sep 9, 2016