Departments & Services

Facilities Departments

Facilities Development

Facilities Development

Facilities Development coordinates the execution of the university's Capital Program, comprising over $700 million of projects in the construction phase and more than $300 million in various stages of planning. Includes architecture, engineering, project management, real estate and records.

Facilities Maintenance

Facilities Maintenance

Facilities Management is responsible for all activities associated with the routine, day-to-day use, support and maintenance of buildings or physical assets, including custodial services, pest control, snow removal, grounds care and trash-recycle removal. Includes operations & maintenance, caretaking, grounds, energy & utilities and fleet management.



The University of Calgary is committed to excellence and leadership in sustainability, in our academic and engagement programs, administrative and operational practices, and through supporting our community and industry in their aims for leadership in sustainability. Includes sustainability areas of reporting, operations, engagement and academic.

Facilities Development services

Space Design and Construction

Campus Planning, Architecture, Engineering and Project Management collaborate to lead and coordinate all space design and construction.

  • Space Design standards
  • New furniture orders
  • Space modifications, renovations, and construction
  • Resources for contractors, consultants and project managers

Interior and Exterior Signage

All public-facing indoor and outdoor signage is administered through Campus Architecture.

  • Signage standards
  • Permanent office, laboratory, classroom and wayfinding signage
  • Temporary directional signage related to construction and renovation projects

Asbestos Management

  • Manage all identified asbestos-containing materials in university owned facilities, including maintenance, renovation, demolition, or repair activities.

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Real Estate and Leasing

  • Directs property policy administration, needs assessments and market analysis
  • Development and review of all lease documents, negotiations and administration


  • Digital and hard copy drawings of the properties, buildings and resources managed by the university

Facilities Management services

Facility Zone Management

  • Zone managers are the primary liaison between facilities and the occupants of buildings.

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University Vehicles/Fleet Operations

  • Centrally manage use of university owned, leased, or Rental Agency vehicles for university business


  • Follow green cleaning standards to keep campuses clean and tidy

Grounds Maintenance

  • Exterior maintenance and repair
  • Landscape design
  • Outdoor space use coordination

Recycling and Waste Management

  • Divert waste streams from the landfill through recycling and composting efforts

Energy and Utilities

Office of Sustainability services

Energy Planning & Innovation

  • Climate Action Planning and Reporting
  • Energy Management Services
  • Green Building Services

Sustainability Reporting and Engagement

  • Planning and Reporting
  • Campus & Community Engagement
  • Campus as a Learning Lab