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What We Do

Facilities Management is responsible for maintaining UC San Diego buildings and grounds and managing minor campus building renovations. We do not provide moving services, manage storm water or maintain housing and dining facilities, sports facilities or University Centers.

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COVID-19 Cleaning Procedures

See how Building Services has implemented special cleaning procedures to help keep the campus community safe.

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Urgent Service

Call our Customer Relations help desk, (858) 534-2930, to dispatch qualified staff to handle building systems, facilities and equipment emergencies.

About Campuswide Emergencies

Non-Urgent Service

Submit an online work request for building, landscape, sign fabrication or special refuse pickup services.

Submit a Non-Urgent Request

Medical Centers

For Hillcrest Medical Center, call Facilities Engineering: (619) 543-6454. For Thornton Hospital, call Facilities Engineering: (858) 657-6400.

Response to COVID-19

Facilities Management is working with our departments and other UC campuses to identify and implement necessary services to provide healthy campus environments during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Precision Machining

Skilled technicians in Machining and Additive Prototyping Services work with campus faculty, students, staff and external clients to design and fabricate specialized equipment that is not available on the market. The shop provides design consultation and other fabrication services.

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Renovation & Renewal Services

The Facilities Management – Project Management group is responsible for deferred maintenance and managing construction projects under $1 million, including building renovations, rehabs and space re-purposing. We offer a full range of renovation and alteration services to ensure that campus buildings are safe, accessible, operate efficiently and are aesthetically pleasing.

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Sign Services

The UC San Diego Sign Shop fabricates, installs and maintains all campus signs and creates customized signs that meet campus signage guidelines.

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Non-Hazardous Waste Management

The University of California is committed to achieving zero waste (defined as 90 percent diversion from landfill) by 2020. Facilities Management custodial and landscaping staff collect trash and recycling in state-funded areas on campus.

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“We believe that true excellence is achieved through productive relationships among people of diverse perspectives, as defined by UC San Diego’s Principles of Community.“ Learn more about UC San Diego Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.

Facilities Management is committed to providing accessibility for all in accordance with UC San Diego’s Commitment to a Workplace Free of Discrimination and Harassment. If you have trouble accessing website content, complete the Vice Chancellor – Resource Management & Planning contact form for assistance.