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Facilities Planning and Operations

Our mission is to support the programs and operations of all entities of Kent State University by providing and maintaining infrastructure and facilities which enhance the mission of the university and facilitate the development and implementation of programs in the areas of energy management, risk identification and sustainability.

Help save energy over break!

  • Unplug* computers
  • Unplug* peripherals (speakers, printers, monitors, etc.)
  • Unplug* copiers
  • Unplug* appliances (coffee pots microwaves, toasters, refrigerators, space heaters, etc.)
  • Close and lock windows
  • Close blinds or drapes
  • Turn off lights
  • If repairs are needed, submit a request

*Turn off power strip where device is plugged in

Departments Providing Services Through Facilities Planning and Operations

University Facilities Management Homepage - Night Image of Esplanade

University Facilities Management

University Facilities Management provides comprehensive maintenance of 137 academic, administrative, athletic, and residence hall buildings on a 24 hour, 7 days-a-week schedule. The department also maintains 941 contiguous acres of rolling hills, woods, and manicured greens.

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The Office of the University Architect is located in Suite 101 of Harbourt Hall, found on Loop Road on the Kent Campus.

Office of the University Architect

Office of the University Architect personnel ensure the orderly and economical development and alteration of Kent State University facilities according to sound architectural and engineering practices in keeping with the regulatory and procedural requirements of the university, state, and other governing agencies.

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Whether you are currently a part of the Kent State University community, and are considering joining us, or are interested in learning more about our sustainability initiatives which include energy, food, green building, transportation, waste recycling and water.



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