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Welcome to Facilities and Operations. Our office encompasses the following departments:


Design and Construction

Design and Construction provides facilities programming, design, and construction services to the UMB schools and administration, ranging from small space renovations to  large capital projects. 


Environmental Health and Safety (EHS)

We enhance the safety of our community through education and service.




Operations and Maintenance

We provide maintenance services to campus buildings including repairs, inspections, and maintenance of building systems including electricity, water, heat, and air conditioning.


Construction and Facilities Procurement

Construction and Facilities Procurement supports all facilities maintenance and construction by soliciting competitive bids and proposals and administering the resulting contracts.


Environmental Services (EVS)

Environmental Services provides a clean, healthy, and safe environment for all students, faculty, and staff by utilizing safe cleaning products and procedures for everyone. EVS consists of custodial services, pest control, and the moving, recycling, and special events teams.



Operational Excellence and Sustainability

Operational Excellence was created in 2019 to improve business processes throughout all facilities departments. The Office of Sustainability was created in August 2021 to solidify UMB's commitment to the environment through our everyday actions and decisions.


Office of the Fire Marshal

The Office of the Fire Marshal is responsible for enforcing the State Fire Prevention Code and for developing and managing all university fire and life safety programs.  The OFM is legally delegated as the authority having jurisdiction for the UMB campus.


Capital Projects

The capital projects team oversees construction and project management of all capital projects on the UMB campus. This team also serves as the regional service center for the UMBC, Towson University, University of Baltimore, and Coppin State campuses.