Content Tagged with: Facilities Services

More than 40 new water stations installed on campus

Finding a chilled and filtered drink of water at UC Riverside is easier than ever. The UCR Healthy Beverage Initiative, part of the larger UC Healthy Beverage Initiative, has completed installation of 47 new hydration stations and water fillers throughout campus. The installations, which were delayed in part due to the pandemic, began last year and...

By Imran Ghori |

Facilities Services projects spruce up campus

UC Riverside classrooms received a fresh shine while campus grounds were spruced up as part of 195 summer projects completed in advance of the fall quarter. Facilities Services completed the deep cleaning of about 100 classrooms as well as many restrooms, lecture halls, common spaces, and lounges as part of the regular maintenance in advance of...

By Imran Ghori |

Facilities Services seeks to streamline project request process

UC Riverside’s Facilities Services has launched a new request process for campus construction and maintenance requests that is aimed at increasing efficiency. The change, which will be implemented over the coming months, affects how schools and colleges submit new faculty projects such as interior remodeling and other space adjustments. Adam...

By Imran Ghori |

Facilities Services projects process changes

In order to support the campus’ increasing project needs and improve our campus spaces for faculty, students, and staff, Facilities Services will be making a change to its project process for new faculty projects, interior remodels, and other space adjustments requiring multiple skilled-trades work. Since the summer of 2016, Facilities Services, FS...

By Adam Schnirel |

Custodian recognized as ‘exceptional’ by industry magazine

Irma Andrade, a senior custodian with UC Riverside’s Facilities Services, has been honored by an industry magazine as an exceptional employee with an attention to detail. Andrade was featured as one of the “Faces of the Frontline” in a recent issue of Clean Link, an online site which covers the cleaning industry. The article describes how she’s...

By Imran Ghori |

What to expect when buildings reopen

UC Riverside is beginning to open up its core campus again, returning to daytime weekday access for campus buildings. Starting Aug. 16, Facilities Services will begin unlocking and locking buildings at their normal operating hours as the campus prepares for the return of more in-person work and instruction this fall. Campus buildings had been...

By Imran Ghori |

Coffee, pastries — and veggies

Free R’Garden vegetables available at chancellor’s coffee socials.

By Sandra Baltazar Martinez |