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Facilities Management, under the leadership of Associate Vice President Greg McNicol, oversees Facilities Services, Planning and Construction and Space Resources (SPIRES). Working together as a team, we strive to fulfill our mission and achieve our vision of supporting the needs of a Tier One Research University serving a 21st Century demographic.

The UTEP campus has a rich history spanning nearly a century, and its architecture and infrastructure is truly a unique and important aspect of this history. Our campus and facilities are serviced by approximately 225 employees working as a team to operate, maintain, repair, renovate, and clean over 5 million square feet of space encompassed by 84+ structures located on 420 acres.

As a team, we support UTEP's excellence in teaching, research, administration, and public service activities. Our services include:

  • Maintenance and operations of buildings, equipment, and the infrastructure
  • Research infrastructure support
  • Planning and construction
  • Energy management
  • Event support
  • Custodial and grounds maintenance
  • Delivery of utilities
  • Stewardship of assigned resources
  • Warehouse, surplus, recycling and vehicle fleet management

We are here to serve and support UTEP's students, faculty, and staff and want to work with you to fully understand your requirements. Please do not hesitate to contact us and offer any comments or suggestions that may help us achieve our goal.

Vision Statement

To enhance the University of Texas at El Paso's educational mission by developing learning environments that foster a 21st Century learning experience.

Mission Statement

To guide the University of Texas at El Paso's continued expansion by providing analytical, strategic, and technical expertise in spatial resources, land use, master planning, programming, space planning, architecture, and sustainability in support of our unique campus architecture, identity, and urban fabric.


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  • The University of Texas at El Paso.
  • 500 West University Avenue,
  • El Paso, Texas 79968
  • (915) 747-5000