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

​February 2, 2016

Facility Liaison Meeting

You are invited to attend the Facilities & Services Facility Liaison and Personnel meetings, to be held February 23 and 25.

Updated Car Pool Rates

In response to decreasing fuel prices, vehicle rental rates have been adjusted and took effect February 1. Departments renting vehicles on or after that date will be charged the new rate, regardless of when the reservation is made. [Read More]

Spotlight Service

Water Station

water station Fill up the Activities and Recreation Center’s Olympic-sized outdoor pool five times. That’s approximately how much water campus uses every single day. And that doesn’t include “specialty water,” such as cooling tower water, chilled water (for air conditioning), water for swimming pools, and specialized water for laboratories.
“We use about 3-3½ million gallons of water per day,” said Water Station Foreman Shawn Young.  [Read More]

Approved Closures

F&S Dumpster Pilot Program

F&S knows how much waste is generated on campus in total, but doesn’t know specifically from where it is coming. That could soon change. At the suggestion of the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, F&S is piloting a program... [Read More]

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]