Facilities & Services
Plan, Build, Maintain & Serve....
Facilities & Services (F&S) is the largest administrative unit on the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Campus. F&S provides all physical plant, operational, and essential services for sustaining an environment that fosters research, teaching, and public engagement activities of the university. The organization employs approximately 1,200 dedicated men and women serving in both civil service and academic professional positions. The F&S goal is to support the university's education, research, and outreach missions by improving the physical condition of the facilities and grounds.

News & Announcements

Updates for Customers

​September 11, 2015
Facility Liaison Meetings
The Facilities & Services Facility Liaison Meetings, formerly the Facility Manager and Building Personnel Meetings, will take place September 15 – 18.

MCORE Open House
A transit boarding island on Green Street, reconfigured Illini Union vehicle entrance and parking, all-way pedestrian crossing, and protected bicycle lanes are some of the new features to be developed s... [Read More Updates]

Spotlight Service

Lock Shop

Shop Spotlight Lock ShopWhen Dave Hasty started as a locksmith at F&S in 1990, there were an estimated 100,000 locks on campus. The foreman knows that number has grown tremendously, but he can’t venture a guess as to how many locks there are today.
“A lot,” Hasty says.
One thing he does know is that his shop has the key to all of them. Located in a large vault within the key shop, the master keys are hung on pegs by building.  [Read More]

Approved Closures

Japan House Bridge

Japan House gardener Jim Byers created the design for the bridge and wanted to build something as Japanese as possible. He also hand-carved the bird cutouts on either the side of the bridge....[Read More]


The Ceramics Kiln House hosts instructional lab classes for the Department of Material Science and Engineering daily during the school year, but the laboratories are unoccupied during the evenings, weekends, and summer... [Read More]