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Evan Yassky Named University Architect

February 1, 2019

UNC-Chapel Hill Executive Director of Facilities Planning and Design Evan Yassky has been named University Architect, effective immediately. Yassky, who came to the University in May 2017, oversees the planning, capital budgeting and project management of all University capital improvement … Read more

Winter Weather Response: Dec. 7, 2018

December 7, 2018

Facilities Services crews have pretreated and brined primary campus roads, walkways and building entrances, and University officials will be closely monitoring campus conditions.

Carolina Around the Clock

November 16, 2018

When the sun goes down, many Carolina employees are just beginning their jobs. Read more about a few of the people who keep the University moving through the night shift.

Portable Toilet Locations on Campus

November 5, 2018

Due to the water line break, some building may experience low water pressure which may impact restroom functionality. A number of portable toilets are stationed across campus for use by staff and students.

Surgical Tower Project Will Begin Oct. 22

October 18, 2018

Construction of the UNC Hospitals Surgical Tower will begin Oct. 22. The project will require the closure and demolition of the pedestrian bridge connecting the Cardinal Parking Deck with Tarrson Hall and West Drive. Pedestrians and motorists should follow designated … Read more

Informal Contracting Open House: Oct. 18, 2018

October 2, 2018

Facilities Services is hosting an open house for designers and contractors interested in collaborating with UNC-Chapel Hill on projects with budgets below the $500,000 threshold. The open house will be held Oct. 18, 2018, from 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. … Read more

When a Hurricane Hits

October 1, 2018

Students were urged to go home and employees were urged to take leave. Only mandatory employees—many of them in Facilities Services—were required to report to work. Some even stayed overnight. “Our people answered the call, I can’t say enough about them.”

Carolina People: Obadele “Obie” St. George

September 17, 2018

Obadele (Obie) St. George is an Energy Engineer at UNC Facilities Services who identifies energy-saving opportunities in campus buildings, quantifies savings amounts and helps raise students’ awareness of energy conservation.

Hurricane Florence Preparation and Response

September 12, 2018

Facilities Services crews are working across campus to prepare buildings and grounds for possible impacts from Hurricane Florence. Outdoor items are being secured or removed when possible, and more than 4,000 sandbags have been placed outside buildings where there is … Read more