ALERT - Hydrant Flushing

Beginning Monday, August 7th at 7:00 am, The UM Plumbing Shop will be begin flushing the hydrants throughout our campus and it will be expected to continue through the week and possibly into next week. During this time, you may experience some discoloration in the buildings water system [i.e. sinks, water fountains, toilets, etc.] and possibly some low water pressure. If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact Heather Massey at 581-2664 or you can email We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and ask for your continued patience and understanding during this time.  Thank you.

The Office of Facilities Management provides a broad range of services to the University community. These include management of: capital construction projects; maintenance and operations (with a full range of trades); the central vehicle fleet and garage; the central power plant and extensive related campus infrastructure; housekeeping and custodial services for the University’s 4.5 million square feet of buildings; and recycling/resource recovery operations.  Many administrative functions support these activities, including offices responsible for financial management, health and safety, and permitting.

We are committed to a culture of sustainability and environmental responsibility. Decisions are guided by the Campus Master Plan and the University’s Climate Action Plan.

We strive to serve our customers’ needs in an efficient, friendly manner. The Office of Facilities Management and each of its divisions works continuously to streamline its processes.