Facilities Management COVID-19 Information

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Facilities Management COVID-19 Information

Facilities Management (FM) is committed to supporting the University of Maryland's core mission to provide excellent teaching, research, and service. Throughout the COVID-19 outbreak, FM staff continues to serve the campus community twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days per year.

Please report any facilities issues or concerns to the Facilities Management Customer Response Center at 301-405-2222 or via email at fmcrc@umd.eduClick here to submit an FM Work Request online. 

Given the fluid and unprecedented nature of the ongoing pandemic, information and resources highlighted on this page will be updated as the situation progresses. 


 

FM COVID-19 News
  • he COVID-19 pandemic has helped highlight the importance of walking as a critical aspect of human well-being, not only for transportation and access, but active recreation and exercise. This year, the UMD Department of Transportation Services, UMD…

  • Maryland Athletics is excited to host both Early Voting and Election Day for the 2020 General Election. Thanks to our VoTERP initiative and the civic engagement of our athletic staff and student-athletes, the Pavilion at Xfinity Center will be…

  • Domestic Water Testing Ensures Safe Water Use on Campus UMD Facilities Management has continued to manage building systems in all academic and administrative buildings on campus throughout the COVID-19 outbreak. With the temporary shutdown or reduced…

  • Campus visitors, including contractors, are required to adhere to the University’s current health-and-safety requirements. This includes wearing face coverings, maintaining physical distance of 6 feet or more, complying with local guidance on events and…

  • The University of Maryland will begin the semester as scheduled on August 31 but will delay undergraduate in-person instruction until September 14. Undergraduate instruction will be delivered online for the first two weeks. All graduate-level instruction…

  • FM Plumbing Services has performed domestic water systems tests in all academic and administrative buildings to ensure water systems and features—sink faucets, drinking fountains, etc.—are safe to use. 

  • As part of re-opening the campus from a period of low census and the resulting low flow of water through building water systems, it is recommended that departments follow service steps for department refrigerators with water dispensers or ice makers.