About Facilities Services

The Facilities Services Department is organized under three major units: Facilities Maintenance Services and Planning, Construction Services and Parking and Transportation Services. These units provide services for the design, construction, maintenance and repair of all campus buildings, as well as providing parking and transportation services to suppor the needs of the University and surrounding community.

Maintenance Services

Provides preventive maintenance and repairs to campus building's electrical, mechanical/HVAC, plumbing, roofing, fire alarm and fire suppression systems, painting services, carpentry services, issues building keys, maintains perimeter security systems, maintains fire extinguishers, coordinates elevator repairs, operates and maintains the campus utilities systems, which includes the Central Heating Plant, provides landscape maintenance, snow removal, moving services, custodial services, asbestos abatement and flooring maintenance. They also provide evening and weekend emergency response to facilities-related matters.

Planning and Construction Services

The Planning and Construction Services unit manages the university Capital Improvement Program, provides campus master planning assistance to senior administration, manages all renovation and construction projects, provides cost estimates for department funded projects, maintains university drawing files and campus maps, implements accessibility projects, and supervises the work of outside architects and engineers.

Planning and Construction Services is also responsible for the department’s accounting and budgeting activities along with campus Parking and Transportation Services. Parking and Transportation Services distributes official parking permits for the university community, coordinates visitor special event parking, regulates the use of parking spaces on campus, and provides shuttle service to many locations around the campus.

Parking and Transportation Services

Parking and Transportation Services provides safe, reliable and convenient campus parking services in support of the mission of the University and the parking needs of the campus and its surrounding community. Parking and Transportation Services implements initiatives to best utilize roadways and parking areas for the benefit of University of Nevada, Reno students, staff, faculty and visitors. The department is responsible for issuing parking permits, enforcing parking rules and regulations, providing special event services, installing parking signs, managing and maintaining parking meters, parking lots and facilities and operates the campus PACKTransit shuttle service.