• Did you know?

    Our Grounds crew maintains over 200 acres of turf on our beautiful main campus. Learn more

  • Join Our Team 

    We have current job openings for maintenance technicians and skilled trades professionals.  Learn More 

  • Did you know?

    Our Utilities crew maintains over 7 miles of underground piping to circulate steam and chilled water throughout the main campus. Learn more

For Maintenance Emergencies call Service Operations Support (802) 656-2560


The Training & Compliance Office is now part of UVM Environmental Health & Safety. Visit their website here..


We're replacing FAMIS with an all new Integrated Workplace Management System ("Planon") in late 2022. Click Here to Learn More


The Physical Plant Department (PPD) performs critical and vital maintenance and upkeep of all building, mechanical, and utilities systems and infrastructure and grounds of the University campus. The department maintains over 6.0 million square feet of facilities ranging from teaching areas, research laboratories, athletic facilities, offices, residential halls, dining halls and libraries.

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Department Highlights

A Half Century of Centralized and Efficient Energy 

We're celebrating the 50th anniversary of our Central Heating Plant