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Facilities Services ensures all buildings and grounds on the beautiful University of Nevada, Reno campus are comfortable, safe, clean, accessible, and maintained to last from 1874 to 2074 (and beyond). We handle everything from parking, building design, construction, and safety – to cleaning, repairs, utility services, landscaping and more.

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Our 200+ facilities professionals are organized into six service units: Accounting, Space & Graphics, Maintenance, Parking & Transportation, Planning & Construction, and Safety & Human Resources.

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As the spring semester draws to a close, excitement fills the air, summer plans are being made, senior pictures are being taken around campus and roughly 3,000 students will begin the next chapter in their lives. For most students, this is a time of reflection on what the past four years meant. For others, it is a time of celebration as a lifelong goal is being achieved. Families will travel from far around; some to watch the first member of their family graduate from college...

Becky Yazzie, Oscar Martinez, and Richard Favre working on a campus light pole

There are 47 gender-inclusive restrooms currently available to staff and students on the main campus in a variety of locations. The passing of this bill [Assembly Bill 280] will require conversion of an additional 28 single-user public restrooms from gendered to gender-inclusive. Facilities Services staff is working hard to purchase and install new signs, as well as sanitary napkin dispensers and locking mechanisms where applicable. This effort will make available a grand total of 72 publicly accessible gender-inclusive restrooms for the comfort of our community members. Facilities Services is going a step further in this initiative...

Restroom in William Pennington Engineering Building

Troy Morris is the Employee Veteran of the Month for the State of Nevada for March 2022. Morris is a Facilities supervisor at the University of Nevada, Reno and has been working in the department for the past seven years. On active duty from 1984 to 1988 in the United States Marine Corps, Morris’ training made him a perfect fit for the University. Today, he is a valued member of the Wolf Pack community and has a hand in nearly every event that takes place on campus.

Troy Morris meeting with President Reagan and First Lady Nancy Reagan

Congratulations to Becky Yazzie, Employee of the Quarter!

4th Quarter 2021

Becky receiving her award from Denise BaclawskiBecky Yazzie, Painter 1, was nominated by the Paint Shop for the Facilities Services Employee of the 4th Quarter 2021. Becky’s commitment is visible through her dedication by exhibiting a positive attitude toward her co-workers and customers, mentoring and helping train her team members, being a champion for safety and an overall can-do attitude, friendly demeanor, and a great example of kindness. After 30 years, Becky retired in April and will leave a great void in the department and the University.

Congratulations, and we wish you the best, Becky!

Staff Employees' Council (SEC) Employees of the Month

Lew Thompson

March 2022

Lew Thompson

Lew Thompson, Plumber 1, joined the Plumbing Shop and immediately contributed to the team. He researched all the water heaters on campus to establish a preventative maintenance program discovering new water heaters in buildings unknown to the shop. This specific work led to fixing the hot water heater in Mackay Mines after 13 years! Lew is a dependable, organized, great team player, and positivity impacts our campus. Congratulations, Lew!

Travis Christiansen

February 2022

Travis Christiansen

Travis Christiansen, Grounds Supervisor 2, is a productive individual who can motivate people positively. He has led the Grounds Team to multiple successes on campus, including the coordination of installing and upgrading the smart irrigation controllers and trimming ornamental grasses. Travis invested extensive time in learning the program and has become an expert in managing the campus irrigation system. Travis’s leadership is visible through his team’s response to working together as a team and his dedication to making campus a better place. Congratulations, Travis!

Todd Belcher

December 2021

Todd Belcher

Todd Belcher, HVACR Supervisor 4, was nominated for the SEC Employee of the Month by Aspen Kuhlman and Mitchell Childs. Todd began his tenure with the university as a Grounds Maintenance Worker I. He transferred to Parking Services as a Maintenance Repair Worker II, where they say his smile was contagious. He soon made his way into the HVACR department, becoming the lead in the shop and a year later promoted to HVACR Supervisor. Todd has dedicated 23 years to the university and Facilities Maintenance Services. He continually works to get the impossible done and empowers and trains his team along the way. He remains an example of leadership and demonstrates sincere respect for others.

Past winners