FS welcomes summer interns
Each year, Facilities Services hires a mix of high school and undergraduate students who gain hands-on experience working in a variety of fields including finance, procurement, business systems, design, construction project management and facilities operations. This year we celebrated a milestone by hiring 24 students, representing the largest group of interns ever hired for a single season.
UChicago volunteers tackle home repairs in Englewood with Rebuilding Together Metro Chicago
For the second consecutive year, Facilities Services joined with Rebuilding Together Metro Chicago to make a positive impact on our surrounding communities. Volunteers from FS, students from The Laboratory Schools and staff from the Office of Civic Engagement gathered at the Englewood home of Tommie and Bessie Harris, a retired couple who needed assistance with a multitude of home repairs.
Bike To Campus? Tell Us Your Route!
Warmer weather means bicycle season is in full swing at the University of Chicago. Whether on a city bike or your own wheels, it's all about the journey. We're constantly looking at ways to improve and better accommodate biking on campus, so click to let us know how you navigate campus on your bike through this interactive survey.
Campus trees branch out online
Although located in an urban area, the University of Chicago’s 217-acre park-like campus has more than 3,500 trees representing more than 50 species, many which are native to our region. Managing the trees on campus requires an ever-evolving inventory of the collection, which the University manages via an searchable online databse. Click to learn more about our tree inventory.