The facilities director also acts as a liaison for University Facilities Management, which provides vital services including: building construction, repairs and maintenance; locks and keys; landscaping; utilities; environmental compliance; pest control; recycling and sustainability services; signage; custodial services; and certain logistical support services for special events.

The Office of Facilities is responsible for:

  • Strategic Space Planning
  • Managing Existing UVA Engineering Facilities and Space
  • Serving as a liaison with University of Virginia Facilities Management

Get Help

Here are a few of the most-common, day-to-day facilities requests and how to get assistance:

Academic needs drive the availability of classroom spaces. For information about how to reserve a classroom in the Engineering School, contact Cathy Dean in the Office of Undergraduate Education, 434-924-3155,

The Engineering School also has a large pool of shared meeting rooms accessible to faculty and staff with UVA Outlook/Exchange accounts. For instructions on how to schedule meeting rooms in Outlook, click here. You will need a UVA ID to access the instructions.

UVA Facilities Management handles requests for building maintenance and repairs, as well as requests regarding internal and external door locks and keys. Visit this site to put in a work order.

To report a power outage, inquire about the status of an outage, or see upcoming scheduled outages, visit this UVA Facilities Management page.

On UVA's vibrant Grounds, things are always improving and growing. You can learn about the latest construction projects and how they will affect pedestrian and vehicle traffic by visiting this UVA Facilities Management page.

To learn about UVA's custodial services, or for instructions on submitting a service request, visit this Web site.

Contact Information

John Notis

Director of Planning & Facilities