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FM Partners with GSEIS to Construct New GIRR in Moore Hall

On March 16, a newly constructed Gender Inclusive Restroom (GIRR) was opened in Moore Hall, the fifth oldest building on the UCLA campus.  This achievement adds to the  inventory of over 300 GIRRs on the UCLA campus!   FM partnered with the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies (GSEIS) to share the cost of constructing the new restroom.   FM would like to extend our sincere thanks to Dean Marcelo M.

  • March 23, 2020

FM Improves 25 Classrooms Over Winter Break

During the recent winter break, FM made some very noticeable and much needed improvements to 25 General Assignment Classrooms (GACs) in Public Affairs and Kaplan Hall.   Fifteen GACs in Public Affairs received new furniture (desks/chairs), and the furniture removed from Public Affairs was repurposed to improve ten GACs on the A Level of Kaplan Hall.   These improvements were spearheaded by Maintenance & Alterations Project Manager Daniel Phan, and will be greatly appreciated by our students when they return to classes in January!

 

  • December 26, 2019

Sunset Canyon Sand Volleyball Courts

Facilities Management’s Design & Project Management (DPM) Division has been asked to build four new NCAA competition level sand volleyball courts in Sunset Canyon Recreation Center for use by the Women’s Sand Volleyball team.  These courts will be used for the NCAA Championship Tournament in May 2020 that will be hosted by UCLA.  Located in the northwest area of Sunset Canyon, DPM is building three new competition courts and one practice court.  Spectator seating will also be provided.

  • October 21, 2019

A Smoother Road: Campus Re-paving Projects

This summer, Facilities Management (FM) completed a partial repaving and striping project along Charles Young Drive East from Dickson Court to Tiverton Drive.  The road had deteriorated from the winter storms over the past two years and the regular maintenance to the campus’ underground utilities, and were in desperate need of repaving.  Completed over three half-week phases in late August and early September, the work included scarifying the existing asphalt and re-paving with new asphalt and new striping.  It also included a bike lane on both sides of the roadway.  Project manager Kirk Fi

  • October 21, 2019

Summer Classroom Refresh Projects

Facilities Management (FM) collaborated with the Center for the Advancement of Teaching (formerly the Office of Instructional Development) to complete several classroom refresh projects this summer in our continuous efforts to provide quality learning environments for students and faculty. The spaces included two lecture halls and two classrooms in Bunche Hall, two lecture halls in Haines Hall, three small classrooms in Royce Hall and one classroom in Dodd Hall. All of these spaces were in need of upgrades to facilitate improved learning environments.

  • October 21, 2019

Book Recycling Program Announced for CHS Complex

A new program has been launched supporting the David Geffen School of Medicine and surrounding medical buildings recycle of unused books and periodicals. The initiative came to life as the UCLA Zero Waste Task Force continues to develop strategies to connect client’s desires to recycle while assisting in diversion goals.

  • August 29, 2019

Used Furniture Finds New Life, UCLA Takes Step Toward Zero Waste

Many departments on campus have been storing furniture in hopes that it will find its way to a new home. UCLA Zero Waste Task Force has teamed up with Habitat for Humanity in hopes that unused furniture will find a new life in the community while committing to diversion goals for the University.

  • August 27, 2019

FM Completes Outdoor Study Space at La Kretz

In August 2019, Facilities Management completed the latest installment of outdoor study space for the campus. The La Kretz outdoor space located behind four general assignment classroom in the La Kretz Building, is typically filled with students sitting on the concrete floor waiting for the next class period to begin. The project involved the installation of 12 attractive benches in an area that offers wi-fi capability and is under cover from the elements atop the campus’ thermal energy storage tank.

  • August 27, 2019