Facilities and Operations has primary responsibility for the stewardship of the university's physical properties, including 37 million square feet of building space. We are responsible for sophisticated and complex academic, research and clinical facilities, as well as associated environmental stewardship and regulatory compliance. F&O is a positive organization dedicated to the principles of being respectful, collaborative, solutions-based, and proactive.

Regents Observatory
Sustainability Update

Biological Sciences Building certified as LEED gold


The Biological Sciences Building — home to 300,000 square feet of laboratory space, offices and classrooms as well as the U-M Natural History Museum — earned certification as a LEED Gold building by the U.S. Green Building Council.


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