Department of
Facilities Management
Brown University
Box 1941
295 Lloyd Ave.
Providence, RI 02912

Facility Emergency:
Tel: (401) 863-7800

Service Request:
Tel: (401) 863-7800

Main Office:
Tel: (401) 863-7850
Fax: (401) 863-7885


Facilities Management is organized into several functional areas:

Custodial is responsible for the safe and effective cleaning of buildings on the Brown Campus.

Engineering provides professional engineering support and technical coordination to Facilities Management offices as well as to other University Departments.

Events Support provides support to departments, student groups, athletics, and outside users in organizing meetings, conferences, concerts, student activities, athletic events, luncheons, dinners, classroom assistance, exams, lectures and special events.

Finance Office has full responsibility for Facilities Management payroll, contracted services, procurement, accounts payable, interdepartmental billing of services, equipment inventory, tracking and reporting energy expenses and the reporting of budget allocations and expenses.

Human Resources and Labor Relations Office strives to attract and retain talented employees.

Maintenance Services includes mechanical and building trades and oversees the preventive maintenance efforts of all divisions.

Planning Design & Construction is responsible for facilitating the initiation, planning process, approvals, consultant selection, design review, and construction delivery of all new construction, renovations, infrastructure/energy upgrades, and major building maintenance initiatives on campus.

Real Estate is responsible for managing all aspects of the University's commercial real estate operations within the framework provided by the master plan, including the acquisition, lease, sublease and disposal of real estate as well as oversight of property management vendors.

Service Response Center processes more than 54,000 requests for work to be performed annually. The Center serves as the primary liaison between the campus community and Facilities Management staff.

Stores Operations is responsible for procuring all maintenance and repair material for the Department of Facilities Management.

System and Services is responsible for creating and maintaining accurate information for all of Brown University’s facilities as well as providing service and support for Facilities Management's technology infrastructure essential for the applications utilized by Facilities' staff.