The mission of Facilities Management is to support the vision of the University by being responsive to the needs of the community and providing a safe, clean, and comfortable learning, working and living environment in a fiscally sound manner with focus on customer service and quality.

Quad Sidewalk Repairs, Classroom Remodeling, and Return to Campus Updates

  • Sidewalks are being repaired in the Quad from Monday through Thursday (August 2 to 4). 
  • MnDOT has had the 25th Avenue bridge fully closed for several weeks after a truck struck one of the beams. MnDOT opened the north side to traffic recently but the southbound side will remain closed at least until mid-October. It will require a more significant repair. MnDOT apologizes for the inconvenience.

Classrooms Remodeled By Fall

  • Science 123 is being remodeled with the addition of three tiered platforms to expand capacity, new carpet, and technology. The goal is for the work to be complete by September 1.
  • Anderson 21 also will be updated with paint, new carpet, and technology. Walls will be removed and the construction of the sound wall will start on Monday, August 2. 
  • Sverdrup 208, the former Honors Lounge, is getting new technology and paint. The furniture has been removed and painting will start on Monday, August 2. 

Return to Campus Updates: 

  • What to know about cleaning office spaces.
  • Consider returning to your office, lab, or classroom in advance of your scheduled return to review the spaces. We need your assistance in spotting and addressing repairs and maintenance that may be needed. Make a Facilities request if you see an issue that needs to be addressed. 
  • HEPA air filtration units have been added to offices without HVAC building systems only. HVAC systems with MERV-13 filters are circulating fresh air 24 hours a day. 
  • Staff and faculty in Memorial Hall who want to request a window air conditioner should make a Facilities request. Facilities will provide and install the unit, since the building doesn’t have central air conditioning.
  • Facilities team members are working this summer on cleaning and maintenance projects as rooms turn over in the residence halls.

Facilities Seeking Summer Student Workers, Remodeling Classrooms

Urness hallThe Facilities and Custodial Department has immediate openings for six hard-working and motivated student employees to work 20-40 hours per week for July and August. Student workers will assist the on-campus custodial staff with preparation and cleaning of dorm rooms and other student spaces before Fall Semester. Pay rate: $14.25 per hour. Apply: Student Facilities Assistant Position

Classrooms Remodeled By Fall

  • Science 123 is being remodeled with the addition of three tiered platforms to expand capacity, new carpet, and technology. The goal is for the work to be complete by Aug. 15.
  • Anderson 21 also will be updated with paint, new carpet, and technology.
  • Sverdrup 208 is getting new technology and paint.

Other Updates:

  • What to know about cleaning office spaces.
  • Consider returning to your office, lab, or classroom in advance of your scheduled return to review the spaces. We need your assistance in spotting and addressing repairs and maintenance that may be needed. Make a Facilities request if you see an issue that needs to be addressed. 
  • Staff and faculty in Memorial Hall who want to request a window air conditioner should make a Facilities request. Facilities will provide and install the unit, since the building doesn’t have central air conditioning.
  • Facilities team members are working this summer on cleaning and maintenance projects as rooms turn over in the residence halls.

Classrooms Remodeled by Fall

  • Science 123 has been approved for remodeling with the addition of three tiered platforms to expand capacity, new carpet, and technology. 
  • Anderson 21 also will be updated with paint, new carpet, and technology.
  • Sverdrup 208 is getting new technology and paint.

The goal is for the classroom upgrades to be complete by Aug. 15.

Other updates:

  • Facilities team members are working this summer on cleaning and maintenance projects as rooms turn over in the residence halls.
  • Consider returning to your office, lab, or classroom in advance of your scheduled return to review the spaces. We need your assistance in spotting and addressing repairs and maintenance that may be needed. Make a Facilities request if you see an issue that needs to be addressed. 
  • What to know about cleaning office spaces.
  • Staff and faculty in Memorial Hall who want to request a window air conditioner should make a Facilities request. Facilities will provide and install the unit, since the building doesn’t have central air conditioning.

Returning to Campus? We Need Your Help in Addressing Campus Issues

  • Consider returning to your office, lab, or classroom in advance of your scheduled return to review the spaces. We need your assistance in spotting and addressing repairs and maintenance that may be needed. Make a Facilities request if you see an issue that needs to be addressed. 
  • What to know about cleaning office spaces.
  • Staff and faculty in Memorial Hall who want to request a window air conditioner should make a Facilities request. Facilities will provide and install the unit, since the building doesn’t have central air conditioning.

Other updates:

  • Facilities team members are working this summer on cleaning and maintenance projects as rooms turn over in the residence halls.
  • A permeable path is being created under the skyway between Lindell Library and Oren Gateway Center. Augsburg’s Day Student Government Environmental Action Committee provided funds for the project.

Lindell Library Air Conditioner Repaired; Residence Hall Units Being Cleaned

  • Lindell Library’s air conditioner stopped working last week and the libraryOGC closed at 3 p.m. Friday, June 4 for the weekend because of the heat wave. The air conditioner’s chiller needed a new seal and was repaired on Monday when the library reopened.
  • Facilities team members are working this summer on cleaning and maintenance projects as rooms turn over in the residence halls.
  • Fire alarms and sprinklers around campus will undergo annual testing. This should be completed by June 18.
  • A permeable path is being created under the skyway between Lindell Library and Oren Gateway Center. Augsburg’s Day Student Government Environmental Action Committee provided funds for the project.

Returning to Campus? 

Make a Facilities Request for an Air Conditioner in Memorial Hall

  • Staff and faculty in Memorial Hall who want to request a window air conditioner should make a Facilities request. Facilities will provide and install the unit, since the building doesn’t have central air conditioning. 
  • Fire alarms and sprinklers around campus will undergo annual testing during the next two weeks. This should be completed by June 18.
  • Facilities team members are working this summer on cleaning and maintenance projects as rooms turn over in the residence halls.
  • Returning to campus? What to know about cleaning office spaces.

Ongoing projects:

  • Remodeling of the second-floor classrooms of Old Main is complete. The work included new ceiling tiles, LED lights, HVAC diffusers, and carpeting. 
  • Augsburg’s Day Student Government Environmental Action Committee provided $25,000 to fund three Facilities projects. Work is underway to create a permeable path under the skyway between Lindell Library and Oren Gateway Center. The funds also were used to install water bottle filling stations on the third through ninth floors of Urness Residence Hall. Funds also were used for the LED lights that were part of the Old Main second-floor classrooms remodeling project. 

Need a Window Air Conditioner in Memorial Hall? Make a Facilities Request

  • Staff and faculty in Memorial Hall who want to request a window air conditioner should make a Facilities request. Facilities will provide and install the unit, since the building doesn’t have central air conditioning. 
  • The second-floor classrooms of Old Main are being remodeled. The work includes new ceiling tiles, LED lights, HVAC diffusers, and carpeting. The project is tentatively scheduled for completion by May 31. 
  • Augsburg’s Day Student Government Environmental Action Committee is providing $25,000 to fund three Facilities projects. Work is underway to create a permeable path under the skyway between Lindell Library and Oren Gateway Center. The funds also will be used to install water bottle filling stations on the third through ninth floors of Urness Residence Hall. Funds were used for the LED lights that are a part of the remodeling of the Old Main second-floor classrooms. 
  • T-Mobile completed the antenna updates on the roof of Oren Gateway. Parking Lot H was closed briefly during the updates and those with permits were able to park in other campus surface lots.
  • Returning to campus? What to know about cleaning office spaces.

Old Main Classroom Remodeling Continues; Environmental Action Committee Funds Projects

  • The second-floor classrooms of Old Main are being remodeled. The workTrees includes new ceiling tiles, LED lights, HVAC diffusers, and carpeting. The project is tentatively scheduled for completion by May 31. 
  • Augsburg’s Day Student Government Environmental Action Committee is providing $25,000 to fund three Facilities projects. Work is underway to create a permeable path under the skyway between Lindell Library and Oren Gateway Center. The funds also will be used to install water bottle filling stations on the third through ninth floors of Urness Residence Hall. Funds were used for the LED lights that are a part of the remodeling of the Old Main second-floor classrooms. 
  • Find out about cleaning office spaces as you return to campus.

No Parking May 11 in Lot H for T-Mobile Oren Gateway Project; Student Environmental Committee Funding Some Projects

  • TreesT-Mobile is scheduled on May 11 to do antenna updates on the roof of Oren Gateway. Parking Lot H will be closed that day. A sign will be posted about the closure. Those who park in Lot H should park in any other surface lot. Any vehicles left in Lot H will be relocated to Lot L at the owner’s expense on that day. Contact Public Safety, 612-330-1717, with any questions related to the lot closure.
  • Augsburg’s Day Student Government Environmental Action Committee is providing $25,000 to fund three Facilities projects. Work is starting to create a permeable path under the skyway between Lindell Library and Oren Gateway Center. The funds also will be used to install water bottle filling stations on the third through ninth floors of Urness Residence Hall. Funds also will be used for the LED lights that are a part of the remodeling of the Old Main second-floor classrooms. That project also includes new ceiling tiles, LED lights, HVAC diffusers, and carpeting and is tentatively scheduled for completion by May 31. 
  • Students in the Graphic Systems class are completing painting a mural in the Old Main tunnels to welcome faculty and staff back to campus. The students brought the project to the Campus Design Committee of the University Council, and they approved the project because of the moment we’re in and that this particular class has the opportunity to do something special to welcome folks back as they return. See the mural in progress
  • Find out about cleaning office spaces as you return to campus.

No Parking May 11 in Lot H for T-Mobile Oren Gateway Project

  • T-Mobile is scheduled on May 11 to do antenna updates on the roof of Oren Gateway. Parking Lot H will be closed that day. Those who park in Lot H should park in any other surface lot. A sign will be posted about the closure. Any vehicles left in Lot H will be relocated to Lot L at the owner’s expense on that day. Contact Public Safety, 612-330-1717, with any questions related to the lot closure.
  • The second-floor classrooms of Old Main are being remodeled. The work includes new ceiling tiles, LED lights, HVAC diffusers, and carpeting. The project is tentatively scheduled for completion by May 31. 
  • Students in the Graphic Systems class are completing painting a mural in the Old Main tunnels to welcome faculty and staff back to campus. The students brought the project to the Campus Design Committee of the University Council, and they approved the project because of the moment we’re in and because this particular class has the opportunity to do something special to welcome folks back as they return. See the mural in progress
  • Find out about cleaning office spaces as you return to campus.