Our Mission

Facilities Services...Building and Maintaining Excellence

The University of Chicago is a world-class institution of higher education. Its mission is to produce a caliber of teaching and research that regularly leads to advances in fields such as medicine, biology, physics, economics, critical theory and public policy. Our Facilities Services’ team supports that mission through efforts to maintain and enhance the University campus and environment and provide superior client service to our community including faculty, students, staff, neighbors and visitors.

The University community – its faculty, students, staff, and visitors-is our client and each member of our department plays a role in supporting the University’s mission of world – class teaching and research.

Facilities Services Vision, Mission and Core Values

Vision: Building and Maintaining Excellence

Mission: We plan, design, build, operate and maintain facilities and landscapes to create a sustainable and engaging campus for one of the world’s great intellectual communities.

Our Core Values: Our Core Values are aligned with those of the Finance & Administration division. Given the nature of our work, we have added Safety as a core value. The safety of our employees and our vendor partners is of utmost importance.

Alignment • Transparency • Responsiveness • Respect • Collaboration • Efficiency & Effectiveness • Quality • Service • Credibility • Accountability • Safety

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