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FM 311 launches to enhance customer experience
Thursday, March 11, 2021

Effective Thursday, March 11, the Facilities Management (FM) Department launches its new customer service platform, FM 311. This initiative, a continuation of FM’s commitment to ensure customers, campus partners and the campus community has a one-stop-shop for assistance, serves as the first...


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FM’s Role in Wastewater Testing
Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Autosamplers are installed and tested

Since September,  UNC Charlotte has used wastewater sampling to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 prior to larger outbreaks, or clusters, in residence halls. Research has shown that the coronavirus can be...


University Key Audit underway
Friday, November 20, 2020

The Facilities Management Key and Lock Shop is conducting a University Key Audit to survey and verify current keyholders of University-issued hard keys.

The key audit is being accomplished using two distinct methods. The first method is the form below to capture individual...


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UNC Charlotte Listed on Princeton Review’s “Guide to Green Colleges”
Friday, October 30, 2020

UNC Charlotte has again been recognized on Princeton Review’s “Guide to Green Colleges,” an annual guide that recognizes academic institutions' sustainability-related policies, practices and programs. The University is one of 416 colleges included in the 2021 edition.

Inclusion...


Grounded in excellence, University receives PGMS award
Wednesday, October 28, 2020

The Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) recognized the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with an Honor Award in its 2020 Green Star Awards competition. The award was given in the University and College Grounds (large 500+ acres)...


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Campus Water Improvements
Thursday, July 23, 2020

Toby Creek will soon begin to look different. Initially, trees will be removed to allow for work along the stream corridor. The anticipated work is in connection to a stream restoration project being led by Mecklenburg County Storm Water Services.  

Stream restoration projects...


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University Celebrates 'Earth Semester' in Honor of 50th Earth Day
Wednesday, February 5, 2020

In a cross-collaboration effort between Academic Affairs and the Office of Sustainability, the annual Earth Month celebration has expanded to ‘Earth Semester’ to honor the 50th Earth Day.

Traditionally celebrated on April 22, Earth Day has been recognized since 1970, making this year’s a...


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University Again Honored in Princeton Review's 'Guide to Green Colleges'
Friday, November 8, 2019

UNC Charlotte has been recognized for its sustainability efforts for the third year by the Princeton Review’s “Guide to Green Colleges.” The guide helps prospective students understand colleges and universities’ environmental responsibility. 

The Princeton Review’s survey...


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East Quad work receives PGMS merit award
Thursday, October 24, 2019

The Facilities Management Grounds team was awarded a 2019 Green Star Awards merit award from the Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) in recognition of the team’s work on the UNC Charlotte East Quad.

East Quad, an area maintained by the central campus and moves crew, is located...


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Campus Sustainability Week 2019 Schedule
Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Get involved in UNC Charlotte’s annual Campus Sustainability Week, being held Monday through Friday, Oct. 14-18. This observance engages the University community in sustainable practices on campus.

 

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