Facilities Services

Grill challenge raises funds

Participants in the Summer Grill Challenge raised nearly $1,400 for campus organizations while opening Grand Valley's Farmers Market for the season.

Jun 11, 2018


Limited access to downtown campus buildings May 12

There will be limited access to buildings on the Pew Grand Rapids Campus because of the race route for the 5/3 Riverbank Run Saturday, May 12.

May 11, 2018


Grand Valley ranks in top 10 nationwide for recycling efforts

More than one million pounds were recycled at Grand Valley during Recyclemania.

Apr 20, 2018


Video: Grounds Dept. receives four-star accreditation

The Grounds Department in Facilities Services in Allendale and Pew Campus Operations recently received Four-Star recognition, the highest level possible, from the Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) Landscape Management and Operations Accreditation program. The rating recognizes excellence in several categories, including management practices, sustainability initiatives, and environmental awareness and stewardship.

Dec 14, 2017


Solar-panel project receives national award

Grand Valley State University received the 2017 APPA Effective and Innovative Practices Award and $4,000 for its partnership with Consumers Energy on the solar-panel project on the Allendale Campus.

Aug 16, 2017


Safety feature being tested in housing units

Facilities Services is conducting a pilot program to test a device that turns off stove burners when it senses a fire hazard.

Aug 3, 2017


GVSU recognized for green cleaning programs

Facilities Services at Grand Valley was recognized for its commitment to protecting health and the environment by implementing green cleaning programs.

May 8, 2017


Touchless dispensers being installed in campus restrooms

Workers from Facilities Services are installing automatic, touchless hand towel and soap dispensers in all restrooms on the Allendale Campus.

Mar 31, 2017