We captured Facilities year-end activities in two time-lapse videos this year - setting up over 10,000 chairs in front of Nassau Hall for commencement activities and also in Jadwin Gymnasium, where we supported a number of events over a very busy eight days.
Alerts and news
Alerts and outages
Aug. 22, 2017 to Aug. 30, 2017
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In The News
Jul. 7, 2017
May. 8, 2017
Months before alumni return and students graduate, Facilities starts planning year-end activities. The gears move quietly at first, with each group dusting off last years' plans and taking inventory. As April progresses things really get moving and we start to see the visible signs of reunions appear on campus.
Jul. 25, 2017
Here in Facilities we've been helping out during move-in for oh, a few years. We've assembled a list of tips and tricks that we hope will make your move-in experience a bit easier. Whether you are a new or returning student, welcome to campus! Our Facilities Customer Service group is here all year and happy to help.
May. 16, 2017
On a recent Saturday morning, five members of The Princeton Wilderness Society, a student group, assisted Facilities’ Grounds crew with planting three trees on campus. The campus service opportunity was coordinated by the Office of Sustainability in celebration of Earth Month.
May. 5, 2017
It is that time of year, and whether this is your first move-out, or your last, we often get questions on how this all works. Facilities helps with some move-out activities, and thanks to Facilities Customer Service we compiled answers to our top five move-out questions.
Apr. 24, 2017
The Princeton Garden Theatre, managed by Facilities’ Real Estate Development group, has been named “Best Theatre in NJ” by NJ.Com.
Apr. 11, 2017
Trees start blooming, temperatures get warmer and we watch for the right time to transition from heating to cooling. This year we started April 10, 2017 and it takes us about a week to complete the transition on campus.
Mar. 30, 2017
Sustainable Business Magazine spoke to Ted Borer, our Energy Plant Manager, about natural disasters, economic dispatch and the community benefits of microgrids. We do like being a Good Neighbor.
Mar. 16, 2017
When Winter Storm Stella hit Princeton on March 14, the University's essential services employees worked across campus to clear roads and parking lots, shovel sidewalks, feed students and staff, keep buildings powered and much more. Read More...
Mar. 13, 2017
With the help of Facilities and an outside beekeeper, a bee hive discovered near McCosh Hall was recently removed. The bees were removed alive and relocated by the Director of the Office of Sustainability, Shana Weber, who transported the bees to her home hives. Pictured are Drew Slimmer and John Castles of Facilities, enjoying the bee's sweet tasting, previous home.
Jan. 20, 2017
KyuJung Whang comes to us from Cornell University where he was vice president of infrastructure, properties and planning. “The Princeton University campus is known to be one of the most beautiful and iconic college campuses in the world,” KyuJung said.
Nov. 4, 2016
The Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment is featured in the latest issue of the Architectural Record, one of the foremost architectural magazines in the world.
Nov. 3, 2016
The imaging center and the fabrication lab moved this year from Bowen Hall to the newly constructed Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, which was designed expressly to optimize conditions for atomic-scale work. The new building is anchored in the underlying bedrock so that it is uncommonly free of vibration.
Nov. 2, 2016
The University’s Office of Sustainability celebrated its tenth anniversary with a party at the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment on Friday, Oct. 21.
Nov. 2, 2016
As Princeton University recently recast its motto from “in the nation’s service” to “in the nation’s service and the service of humanity,” Sustainability Office Founding Director Shana Weber noted that the University’s “focus on the ethos of service aligns perfectly with the objective of sustainability. It’s all part of the same desire for healthy systems for people and planets.”