Contact Information:

Email: cvm-frc@umn.edu

Facilities Manager, Tim Gordon
612-625-1960 – Office
612-363-3406 - Cell

Building Services Supported:

The CVM-Facilities Resource Center is established to respond to security issues (keys/card access, security concerns), project assistance (renovations, infrastructure, or repurposing space) and other less routine support. If you ever have a question about who to call, you can always check with us and we’ll help determine the best solution for your concerns!

For basic Facilities Management concerns, please call or e-mail the FM Call Center at:

  • www.facm.umn.edu
  • FMCC@umn.edu
  • 612-624-2900
  • For example:
    • Bulbs out in office light fixtures
    • Supplies out in washrooms
    • Waste not emptied
  • If you are experiencing a chronic problem with basic services, please let the CVM-FRC know about it so we can advocate for you and help resolve the problem.

Keys / Card Access

Security Concerns

  • Unlocked/broken doors
  • Lighting
  • Thefts

Phone / Data Moves, Adds, Changes

  • Projects/space renovation
  • New conduit/wiring
    • “Standard” NTS services like adding features or swapping phone lines between already-wired locations should be handled by the department.

Space Management

  • Space surveys/space database management
  • Office/cubicle/lab Moves

Renovation, including Infrastructure Changes

  • Office moves
  • Renovation management, including paint, lighting, carpet/flooring, electrical, furniture, etc.
  • Lab shutdown

Capital Equipment Acquisition / Installation

  • Ultralow freezers
  • Centrifuges
  • Fume hoods
  • Biological safety cabinets
  • Washers/dryers
  • Autoclaves
  • Other equipment requiring utility connections

Equipment and Furniture Disposal

Recurring Maintenance

  • Biological safety cabinet annual certification
  • Autoclave maintenance
  • Hot/cold office or lab
  • Lighting
  • Snow removal/snow plowing
  • Pest control 

Custodial Liaison

  • Floor refinishing
  • Carpet cleaning
  • Other issues
  • Other issues not listed – call us!
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  • Last modified on April 22, 2015