Facilities Archive

  • Electronic Waste Work Order Week

    Electronic Waste Work Order Week

    Illinois Tech faculty and staff can submit work orders through FAMIS this week (September 18 through Friday, September 22) to have electronic waste collected by Facilities next week (Monday, September 25 through Friday, September 29).

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  • New LED Street Lights in the D5 Parking Lot

    New LED Street Lights in the D5 Parking Lot

    There are now three self-contained and self-powered LED streetlight units at the north end of D5 parking lot to provide safety lighting along 34th Street.

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  • New Facilities Management System Coming This Fall

    New Facilities Management System Coming This Fall

    Facilities Maintenance Management has partnered with the Office of Technology Services (OTS), the Controller’s Office, and the project management team of Planon to convert from FAMIS, our current work order system, to Planon Self Service, an Integrated Workplace Management System (IWMS).

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  • New Power Outlets on The MTCC Bridge

    New Power Outlets on The MTCC Bridge

    During winter break, Illinois Tech Facilities installed new power outlets under the countertop that runs along The McCormick Tribune Campus Center (MTCC) Bridge overlooking Center Court.

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  • Main Building Tours – May 11

    Main Building Tours – May 11

    Graduating seniors, join Facilities and the Office of Campus Life for a tour of Main Building on Wednesday, May 11, from 2-3:30 p.m.

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  • Tree Inventory and Condition Assessment

    Tree Inventory and Condition Assessment

    Illinois Tech’s Facilities Maintenance Department has done a full inventory and condition assessment of the 1,800+ trees on the Mies (Main) Campus.

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  • 2014 Tuition Exchange Lottery Winners Announced

    2014 Tuition Exchange Lottery Winners Announced

    2014 Tuition Exchange lottery winners are announced.

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  • Important Safety Considerations During Heat Wave

    Important Safety Considerations During Heat Wave

    The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory (see full story) for the city of Chicago until 7:00 pm today, July 19. The City of Chicago offers a number of important safety precautions (see full story). If you or someone you know needs immediate assistance, call IIT Public Safety at 312.808.6363 or 911. The exceptionally high temperatures forecasted for today and tomorrow are a reminder to us all how much we depend on our energy resources. Please pay special attention to simple energy saving actions such as turning off lights, computers and other equipment when not in use.

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  • Illinois Institute of Technology Recognized for Pioneering Work with CBORD’s Mobile-Enabled Security Solutions

    Illinois Institute of Technology Recognized for Pioneering Work with CBORD’s Mobile-Enabled Security Solutions

    IIT received the 2013 Innovative Technology Award from the National Association of Campus Card Users (NACCU) at the the 20th Annual NACCU Conference in Orlando in April. The award recognizes an institution that has introduced a unique, technology-based solution on campus. IIT recently implemented several new mobile-enabled security solutions for door access to better serve its students and staff using CBORD's leading CS Access solution.

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  • Bruce Watts Named Vice President of Facilities and Public Safety

    Bruce Watts Named Vice President of Facilities and Public Safety

    Bruce Watts has been named by Illinois Institute of Technology President John Anderson as vice president of facilities and public safety for the university. Watts will be responsible for management of the buildings and grounds as well as oversight of public safety efforts and management of security personnel at IIT's five campuses.

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