About Us

The Facilities Office in the Gillings School of Global Public Health oversees the maintenance of buildings and rooms, construction and renovation projects, space planning, facilities-based event planning and emergency/disaster preparedness.

Our Services

For questions about any of our services, please contact the Facilities Office staff.

Building Access
Enrolled students can access Gillings School buildings by using their One Card between the hours of 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Students who need access outside of these hours must submit a request to their student services manager. Faculty and staff should request access through their Gillings HR representative.

For additional questions about building access, contact Julie McManus. Please provide full name, department, PID and specific building access needs.

If you are hosting an event and need to have the building or specific rooms unlocked, please contact the Facilities Office as soon as possible.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (the “University” or “UNC”) is committed to providing equal access to its classrooms, research facilities, public spaces, and housing for all of its community members, including students, employees, and visitors. The University recognizes the importance of Assistance Animals for individuals with disabilities; in accordance with applicable federal and state law, individuals with disabilities may be accompanied by their Service Animals on all UNC premises where members of the public or participants in services, programs, or activities are allowed to go.

Pets are not allowed inside campus buildings. Anyone who wants to bring an Assistance Animal inside campus buildings should contact Accessibility Resources & Service (ARS) or Equal Opportunity and Compliance (EOC).

Bulletin Boards
Bulletin boards are the only approved locations to post fliers. Please refrain from posting on glass, painted surfaces, doors and bathroom stalls. If you would like to post a flier on a bulletin board, please contact the Office of Student Affairs for assistance.

Day Lockers
Day lockers are available for daytime use and are located on the second floor of Rosenau Hall, to the left of the main elevators. Day lockers are emptied each night and items are taken to the Lost and Found in 204 Rosenau Hall.

Housekeeping Services
Housekeeping Services provides routine and emergency cleaning services to common areas. Vacuuming and dusting inside offices can be done upon request. Daily office trash, especially trash containing food or food containers/wrappers, should be disposed of in hallway trash locations for Housekeeping to pick up.

To view the nightly service schedule, see the Gillings Housekeeping Detail Schedule.

Lost and Found
Items turned in to the Facilities Office are stored in 204 Rosenau Hall. Please report lost items to the Facilities Office so you can be contacted if they are found.

Mail Services
UNC Mail Services delivers and picks up Campus Mail and USPS mail twice a day to the mailroom on the first floor, located in 1101 Michael Hooker Research Center, where mail is sorted into departmental mailboxes. The Gillings School courier run begins at 2:30 p.m. every day. Special requests regarding mail delivery or Cashier deposits should be communicated to the Facilities Office as soon as possible.

Maintenance
Please report any HVAC, plumbing, electrical, elevator, pest, housekeeping and repair issues by contacting sph_facilities@unc.edu or (919) 843-7872. Please note the following information: building, room number, location within the room and detailed description of the problem.

Mothers’ Room
The Mothers’ Room is located in 227A Rosenau Hall. To request use of the room, please fill out the request form.

Baby changing stations are located in the restrooms on the ground floor of Rosenau Hall and in the restrooms on the ground and first floors of Michael Hooker Research Center.

Move Management
Moving assistance is provided by Housekeeping Services. To prepare for a move, please empty all cabinets and drawers of any furniture to be moved.

Quiet Room
Located in room 016 on the ground floor of Rosenau Hall, the quiet room is open to all Gillings students, staff and faculty. It is intended to be a multipurpose space for meditation, yoga, prayer, reading quietly, power naps and a safe place to find relief from the normal daily stress and over-stimulation we all face.

There are two ways to reserve the room. You can block 30 minutes in Outlook by searching for “SPH Quiet Space” which will automatically book the room on the digital sign located next to the room once you have selected your desired time. When booking through Outlook, your name will display on the digital sign. If you wish to book the room anonymously, you can reserve time directly on the digital sign. We do ask that you limit your use to 30 minutes per reservation. The Gillings Quiet Room is open between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Recycling
Indoor and outdoor recycling is managed by UNC Facilities Services’ Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling (OWRR). They provide additional services such as confidential paper pick-up, temporary bins for large office clean-outs, and Green Events training.

The Gillings School is serviced on Tuesday each week. View your building’s bin locations and pick-up schedule.

Please help keep hallways safe and clean by requesting pick-ups and neatly placing all items to be removed at designated recycling and trash removal locations.

  • Battery Recycling: The battery recycling buckets are located in the Facilities Office in 204 Rosenau Hall and 1101 Michael Hooker Research Center.
  • Cardboard Recycling: Corrugated cardboard should be flattened completely and can then be placed by trash cans for removal by Housekeeping Services. It also can be taken directly to the blue cardboard dumpster or compactor on Dauer Drive.
  • Shredded Paper: Shredded paper must be bagged in clear bags and can be placed at any recycling site for pick-up.
  • Toner and Ink Cartridges: For easy storage, keep the toner cartridge box. When a cartridge is finished, place it in the box. Toner and ink cartridges can be sent to Central Receiving, CB#1130 to be recycled.

Additional information can be found on OWRR’s What Can I Recycle? page.

Renovations
For renovations and space planning, please contact Brent Wishart.

Shower Facilities
We have three shower facilities on the ground floor of Rosenau Hall that are first-come, first-serve. Please be considerate of others who may use the shower facilities and report any problems to the Facilities Office.

Signage
Building Room Signage: Please contact Julie McManus for updates.
Suite/Glass Door Signage: Style guidelines are in place to ensure uniformity. Work requests can be placed directly with UNC Facilities Services.

Space Use
Rooms can be reserved by submitting a request in advance and confirmed by email. Reservations must be approved and are not finalized unless a confirmation email has been received.

If you plan to serve food or refreshments, you will be responsible for the set-up and clean-up of the space. If the room set-up is rearranged for your event, please restore it to its original condition before leaving.

Please refer to our Facilities Use Guidelines for more information.

Personal office space use is largely up to each individual or the individuals sharing the space. We are responsible for keeping our own personal workspaces clean. Open food or beverages should not be left overnight and any spills that need more than minor cleaning should be reported as soon as possible to sph_facilities@unc.edu or to (919) 843-7872.

Students and employees who ride bikes should use the bike racks outside the building. Bikes inside the building are a violation of Traffic and Parking Ordinance, Sec. 3-19.

Table and Chair Requests
To request tables and chairs for an event, please contact the Facilities Office at least one week before the event is scheduled and share how many tables/chairs/tablecloths you will need, along with the event location and a layout description, if needed.

Walkstation
The walkstation will be available soon. It can be reserved using the touchscreens outside the room or via Outlook calendar request.

Water Bottle Filler Stations
Water bottle filler stations locations include:
Rosenau Hall, first, second, third, and fourth floors
McGavran-Greenberg Hall, first, second, and third floors
Michael Hooker Research Center, first, second, and third floors

Vending Machines
Drink machines are located in each of our buildings. In Rosenau Hall and McGavran-Greenberg Hall, they are located on the 2nd floor. One is located in Michael Hooker Research Center on the ground floor along with a snack vending machine. To report problems with the vending machines, please email sph_facilities@unc.edu or call the number on the machine.