Facilities and Campus Operations


Facilities and Campus Operations is committed to understanding the needs of the Brown community, communicating effectively, and delivering solutions in a courteous, professional, and timely manner.

Operations and Maintenance provides custodial, maintenance, building environment control, and grounds and athletic field services in addition to responding to University maintenance emergencies in conjunction with the Facilities Management Service Response Center.
Event Operations (formerly Event Support) provides event logistics, rental equipment, and facilities services for events held on Brown’s campus.
Brown’s custodial service manages the cleaning of campus buildings, and also contributes to moves and event set-ups.
Fleet management at Brown encompasses a comprehensive approach to overseeing the University's fleet, ensuring vehicles are utilized efficiently, maintained properly, and operated safely.
Brown University’s College Hill campus is 146 acres and includes: 76 acres of athletic fields and campus turf; 6.5 acres of shrubs and beds; 13 acres of parking lots; 11 acres of sidewalks; and two green roofs. Along with the College Hill campus, the grounds team also maintains properties throughout Providence, with the majority located in the Historic Jewelry District.
At Brown, sustainability and resiliency is part of everything we do, from the way we operate our campus, to what we teach in the classroom, to our research around the world.
The Real Estate & Auxiliary Housing Office is responsible for all aspects of the University’s commercial and residential real estate transactions and operations.
Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) helps ensure a safe campus community and promotes environmental responsibility through partnerships with students, faculty, staff and visitors.
Facilities Management plans and manages today’s renovations and new buildings in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).