FM Staff Connect
We are a workforce of more than 800 employees who bring a rich diversity of backgrounds, talents, and skills to the management of UMD’s complex physical environment. We keep the lights and heat on, the water running, the buildings and grounds in top shape, and restore services after floods and other unexpected events. We serve the campus community twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days per year. We are FM!
November 16, 2023
University Water Main Break: Anatomy of an Emergency Response
At 4:47 a.m. on Monday, October 23, an alarm alerted Facilities Management (FM) staff to a drop in water pressure at two campus buildings. That alarm was the first signal of a major water main break that would impact more than 60 buildings.
October 26, 2023
Arboretum Tours for Mothers and Infants
The UMD Arboretum has reinstituted tours for mothers and infants that were cancelled during the COVID-19 pandemic.
October 19, 2023
Latinx/o/a/e Organization Forms at UMD
A new organization has launched at UMD: the Latinx/a/o/e Employee Association (LEA). Its goal is to bring visibility to the diverse Latinx/o/a/e community on campus and advocate for relevant needs and interests.
October 5, 2023
Ghosts of the Terps: Uncovering the Haunted History of UMD
If the Halloween season turns your thoughts to mysteries of the macabre and supernatural, we invite you to enjoy the lore of ghostly secrets that linger within the very walls of the UMD campus.
October 3, 2023
FM’s New Customer Service Strategy: Creating a Culture of Excellence
In today's higher ed business landscape, exceptional customer service is no longer an option; it's a necessity.