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Facilities & Operations cares for almost 500 UAlberta buildings and more than 1,725,000 square metres of building space. The buildings on campus house UAlberta's teaching, research and administrative activities-and we are proud to help keep them clean, safe and well-maintained.

Building Hours

Check the hours of a UAlberta building.

Cleaning Services

Have questions about our cleaning services? Find information about our cleaning schedules and cleaning standards.

Our Work

Building Ventilation

The university’s building ventilation (HVAC) systems are designed to circulate fresh air safely and are continually monitored to ensure proper operation. Capacity monitoring is also in place. Adjustments are made as required to deliver a safe and comfortable indoor environment in all our buildings.

Learn more about building ventilation on campus

Hanging Posters and Banners on Campus

Interested in posting a notice, announcement or banner on campus? Learn about our posting procedures and guidelines.


Need new or surplus furniture for your UAlberta classroom or office? Learn how we can help you furnish your space.

Move Services

Is your faculty or department planning a move? Learn how we can help you relocate safely and efficiently.

Locker Rentals

Looking for a safe and convenient place to store your personal belongings while on campus? Rent a locker at HUB Mall.

Affiliated Child Care

Need child care while you are studying or working at UAlberta? Find a university-affiliated day care centre to fit your needs.

Safety + Security

User Alarms

A user alarm is generally a space temperature alarm in a critical research space, a walk-in cooler or freezer alarm, an incubator alarm, or some research or environmental condition that a department or faculty wishes to be monitored 24/7 as a risk mitigation strategy.

Building Security

Facilities & Operations supports several forms of electronic security technologies across its campuses including:

  • Card Access
  • Intrusion Alarms
  • Video Surveillance
  • Emergency Notification
  • Intercom Systems

Learn more about our safety and security technologies and how to incorporate them into your workspace.

Standard Environmental Conditions


Summer conditions: optimum temperature of 23.5°C with an acceptable range of 22-25°C
Winter conditions: optimum temperature of 22°C with an acceptable range of 20-23.5°C


Minimum of 17% RH

In Case of Emergency


UofA Protective Services

Maintenance Emergency

Need to Change a Lock or Request a Key?

Complete a Lock Change and Key Requisition Form and submit it to Facilities & Operations. Please include an authorized signature, speed code, account number and a UAlberta email address on your form.

Need Card Access to a Door on Campus?

Request an access control card or request electronic access to a door. You must have an access control card before you can request door access.

For information about landscaping, wildlife or pest management, snow removal, or building service shutdowns, please visit Maintenance.