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

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]