UMass Facilities & Campus Services

UMass Facilities & Campus Services This page represents the Facilities & Campus Services unit at UMass Amherst. We’re proud to be the stewards of the University’s facilities, infrastructure.

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11/07/2019

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Shiver me timbers - get on over to the Olver Design building in the next two weeks to see this scale model of one of the...
11/06/2019

Shiver me timbers - get on over to the Olver Design building in the next two weeks to see this scale model of one of the most technologically advanced academic wood structures in the US - the Olver Design building itself!

You can now study the #MassTimber Olver Design Building within itself. Check out this beautiful model (by @leers_weinzapfel) in our commons area. We have it on loan for the next several weeks. https://ift.tt/2CmYcuN

UMass Facilities & Campus Services's cover photo
11/06/2019

UMass Facilities & Campus Services's cover photo

UMass Facilities & Campus Services
11/06/2019

UMass Facilities & Campus Services

The new Carney Family Auditorium in Furcolo Hall at UMass Amherst was officially unveiled to the public at a ribbon-cutt...
11/05/2019
UMass College of Education unveils new Carney Family Auditorium

The new Carney Family Auditorium in Furcolo Hall at UMass Amherst was officially unveiled to the public at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on October 25. The new auditorium will enable the College of Education to host classes, speakers, and professional development workshops for in-service teachers!
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The new Carney Family Auditorium features a 203-seat lecture hall for the College of Education.

11/04/2019
FCS on WMUA for the week of November 3, 2019

The end of Daylight Saving Time, utility work on North Pleasant Street, plus a sustainability survey to fill out... Our PSA on WMUA 91.1 FM for the week of November 3. UMass Amherst UMass Amherst Sustainability UMass Transit Services

Get your can on the bus! PVTA Can drive starts TODAY and ends November 15th.  UMass Amherst  UMass Transit Services
11/01/2019

Get your can on the bus! PVTA Can drive starts TODAY and ends November 15th. UMass Amherst UMass Transit Services

There are several Eastern redbud trees on campus, but only one is a former Massachusetts State Champion Tree.  Todd Cour...
10/31/2019
Campus Horticulturists Hope to Save Remarkable Tree’s Genes

There are several Eastern redbud trees on campus, but only one is a former Massachusetts State Champion Tree. Todd Cournoyer, head of landscape management, and head grower Tim Mercer discuss the history of this rare tree, and plans to extract its genetic potential to grow another sizable Eastern redbud on campus. UMass Amherst

You would never know by looking at it now, but one of the Eastern redbud trees on campus is a former Massachusetts State Champion Tree, once measured the largest specimen of its species. Today, damaged by storms, it’s only about 12 feet tall, but horticulturists are trying new methods to try to gr...

The University Without Walls at UMass Amherst, one of the most well regarded adult Bachelor's degree completion programs...
10/25/2019
UMass Opens New Home for University Without Walls In Strategic Expansion of Multi-Modal Learning for Students

The University Without Walls at UMass Amherst, one of the most well regarded adult Bachelor's degree completion programs in the U.S., unveiled its new physical location at 350 Campus Center Way. This project is apart of a larger effort to expand multi-modal learning opportunities to students.

The expanded University Without Walls (UWW) at UMass Amherst officially unveiled its new physical location on campus Oct. 22, where staff will provide support for students at every stage in their educational and professional lives.

10/15/2019
FCS on WMUA for the Week of October 13

Family Weekend starts this Friday, and there are a few things happening that are near and dear to our hearts. Our PSA on WMUA 91.1 FM for the week...

09/30/2019
FCS on WMUA for the Week of September 29

Borrow a bike for the entire academic year --for FREE! --at the UMass Bike Library from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, at Maple House at Commonwealth Honors College; be careful where you ride, though, because fence lines for the Campus Core Utilities, Landscaping and Accessibility project will be shifting again. Our PSA on WMUA 91.1 FM for the week...

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Our friends at the UMass News & Media Relations Office have a piece on the official ribbon cutting ceremony for the Mass...
09/27/2019
Massachusetts Farm Bureau Federation Hall Opening Celebration Held

Our friends at the UMass News & Media Relations Office have a piece on the official ribbon cutting ceremony for the Massachusetts Farm Bureau Federation Hall --the historic (and folkloric!) horse barn that we renovated and moved to the Stockbridge School of Agriculture's Agricultural Learning Center.

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The Stockbridge School of Agriculture officially unveiled the Massachusetts Farm Bureau Federation Hall at the ribbon cutting and opening celebration the afternoon of Wednesday, Sept. 25.

Rent a bike for FREE for the academic year! (10/3/2019 – 4/23/20).The UMass Amherst Bike Library rental program provides...
09/24/2019
SGA Bike Library | Sustainability | UMass Amherst

Rent a bike for FREE for the academic year! (10/3/2019 – 4/23/20).

The UMass Amherst Bike Library rental program provides free bicycles to students, faculty, and staff. The program is operated by the SGA and our own Sustainable UMass, and was made possible through a donation from the Class of 2010.

Click through for more info, and happy riding!

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For questions about bike rental availability, please email the Secretary of Sustainability at [email protected]. The UMass Amherst Bike Library rental program provides free bicycles to students, faculty, and staff. The program is operated by the Student Government Association (SGA) and the...

The Champions Center, completed in August 2015, has finally achieved LEED GOLD certification!  Congratulations to our ow...
09/24/2019
CHAMPIONS CENTER - Facilities & Campus Services - UMass Amherst

The Champions Center, completed in August 2015, has finally achieved LEED GOLD certification! Congratulations to our own Cleve Carrens and everyone who worked so diligently to make this a high performance facility. Our campus now has a total of 14 LEED Certified buildings that account for almost 1.4 Million GSF!

The 55,000 SF John Francis Kennedy Champions Center provides dedicated practice and training facilities for the UMass Men's and Women's basketball teams, and serves as the home for intramural basketball championships. You can find the Green Building Brochure and LEED Project Scorecard at https://www.umass.edu/cp/champions-center.

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09/23/2019
FCS on WMUA for the Week of September 22

Welcome to autumn in New England, everybody! What to do if you're too hot/too cold in a non-residential building, and we're all about sustainability at the Sustainability Slammer this Friday... our PSA on WMUA 91.1 FM for the week.

09/16/2019
FCS on WMUA for the Week of September 15

The newest high-tech building material is... wood! And getting around all those pesky --and moving! --construction fences in the center of campus. Our PSA on WMUA 91.1 FM for the week...

09/09/2019
FCS on WMUA for the Week of September 8

UMass Transit Services –Da Bus! --is having a hiring event this coming Saturday, the 14th. Drop by the Garage anytime between 11 AM and 2 PM to tour the facility, apply and interview on the spot, AND have a free meal courtesy of the Baby Berk. Our PSA on WMUA 91.1 FM for the week of September 8...

09/05/2019
Chancellor’s Welcome to the 2019-20 Academic Year at UMass Amherst

Thanks, Chancellor Subbaswamy, for the warm welcome, and for the words of support for campus construction!

As a new academic year begins, Chancellor Kumble R. Subbawamy extends warm greetings to the newest members of the campus community and a welcome back to all ...

The UMass Amherst Community Campaign invites you to show support for your friends and colleagues in Facilities and Campu...
08/16/2019

The UMass Amherst Community Campaign invites you to show support for your friends and colleagues in Facilities and Campus Services as they help Pioneer Valley Habitat for Humanity build a house!

Together, let’s donate to Habitat to show the FCS volunteers that we're proud of them and their work of helping a family in need from our very own community.

Make a donation between now and August 31, and know you have made a difference!

100% of your donation, less any credit card fees you may incur, will go to Pioneer Valley Habitat for Humanity.

Go to the UMACC web site (https://www.umass.edu/umacc/) to make a donation, and GO UMASS!

Our very own Carolina Cudemus-Jones, director of design and construction management, has been chosen as the Construction...
05/31/2019
Cudemus-Jones to be Honored by Construction Institute

Our very own Carolina Cudemus-Jones, director of design and construction management, has been chosen as the Construction Institute’s 2019 Distinguished Service Award recipient ✨

Carolina Cudemus-Jones, director of design and construction management, has been chosen as the Construction Institute’s 2019 Distinguished Service Award recipient.

UMass Amherst Alumni Association
05/23/2019

UMass Amherst Alumni Association

Return to campus on June 14 & 15 to celebrate the legacy of 50 years of UMass Transit Services!

What started as a small operation in 1969 is now responsible for transporting millions every year throughout the Five College area. Participate in a weekend of storytelling, reminiscing, and fun as we celebrate the success of our alumni and this incredible program. #UMassTransit

View the full schedule and register: http://bit.ly/2HEg9qO

The McGuirk Stadium enhancements (turf field, videoboard, south hospitality plaza, restrooms and ADA upgrades) will be c...
05/15/2019
UMass upgrading fan experience at McGuirk

The McGuirk Stadium enhancements (turf field, videoboard, south hospitality plaza, restrooms and ADA upgrades) will be complete by the start of the 2019 season.

AMHERST — For four years, athletic director Ryan Bamford has searched for ways to improve the fan experience at UMass events. Nowhere were changes more needed than at McGuirk Alumni Stadium, which has hosted the Minutemen’s football program since...

We’re getting ready for Commencement! 🎓 #UMass2019 #PhysicalPlantCrew  UMass Amherst
05/07/2019

We’re getting ready for Commencement! 🎓 #UMass2019 #PhysicalPlantCrew UMass Amherst

Living At UMass Amherst
05/07/2019
Living At UMass Amherst

Living At UMass Amherst

All vehicles planning to park on campus for move-out must purchase a valid parking permit or pay to use a parking facility. Find out more: https://www.umass.edu/transportation/parking

*EDIT:
Families who arrive before their student is ready on May 9th can park in one of the designated lots until their student is ready without a permit.

Southwest: Lots 33 and 22
Orchard Hill and Central: Lot 49s
Sylvan and North: Lot 44s
CHCRC: Lots 25 and 12

04/16/2019
The Facilities One Minute Message on WMUA for the Week of April 14

The School of Earth & Sustainability is hosting its annual Earth Day event on Wednesday, April 17th, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Olver Design Building atrium and the celebration continues with our Earth Day Festival this Thursday, from noon to 4 p.m. on the Goodell lawn, and UMass Transit Services is now hiring for their summer training program... our PSA on WMUA 91.1 FM for the week.

UMass Earth Day Festival will be held on Thursday, April 18th, from 12 pm to 4 pm on the Goodell Lawn. Free samples of y...
04/11/2019

UMass Earth Day Festival will be held on Thursday, April 18th, from 12 pm to 4 pm on the Goodell Lawn. Free samples of yerba mate, pot your own plant, zines, free ValleyBike membership raffle, student crafts for sale and more! UMass Amherst Sustainability

The Isenberg School of Management will officially inaugurate the Business Innovation Hub at the heart of the university’...
04/10/2019
UMass Amherst’s Isenberg School to Celebrate Newly Designed Business Innovation Hub at April 12 Ceremony

The Isenberg School of Management will officially inaugurate the Business Innovation Hub at the heart of the university’s campus with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, April 12 at 1 p.m.

On Friday, April 12, UMass Amherst’s Isenberg School of Management will officially inaugurate The Business Innovation Hub at the heart of the university’s campus, adding 70,000 square feet of hyper-collaborative study and social space to the top rated business school.

UMass Amherst Sustainability
04/09/2019

UMass Amherst Sustainability

Have you ever wanted to see an electric vehicle in person? Now is your chance!! Attend the Electric Vehicle Ride & Drive on April 24th in the UMass Transit Parking Lot! Test ride/drive and vendors fair 10am to 2:30pm, workshops 11am to 1pm. Open and free to all!

04/08/2019
The Facilities One Minute Message on WMUA for the Week of April 8

Our landscape management crews are out planting pansies and cleaning up the winter’s sand and grime, and we’re still filling potholes... If you come across a pothole anywhere on campus, please call our 24/7 Facilities Solutions Center at 545-6401... our PSA on WMUA 91.1 FM for the week.

Address

360 Campus Center Way
Amherst, MA
01003-9248

Opening Hours

Monday 07:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 07:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 07:00 - 17:00
Thursday 07:00 - 17:00
Friday 07:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(413) 545-8000

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The Facilities Solutions Center is staffed 24/7/365, so we're able to provide the help you need when you need it most. If you discover a problem in a building, on campus grounds, with utility services or at a construction site, call us at 413-545-6401, day or night. Weekends and holidays, too. We're always here to help.

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