Department of Facilities Management

About Us

puzzle-people-opt.jpgThe Department of Facilities Management works with the campus community to help UMass Lowell achieve its mission by providing a highly functional, attractive and safe campus environment. We ensure that the physical campus environment - comprising 54 buildings with diverse uses and 100 acres of open space and parking lots - meets the educational and research needs of the University today and in the future.

See our organizational chart.

Key Responsibilities

  • Planning: Guiding and supporting the evolution of the physical campus environment through feasibility assessment, programming and design of major capital projects, oversight of real estate transactions, transportation planning and providing campus-wide standards. Under the direction of Planning is Facilities Information Systems, which provides maps, floor plans, tabular data, 3D models and other information essential to planning, design and construction initiatives, as well as day-to-day University operations. 
    Adam Baacke, Director, Campus Planning and Development
  • Facilities Operations and Services: Coordinating vital functions related to the usage, maintenance, repair, safety, energy utilization and construction of UMass Lowell buildings and grounds. 
    TJ (Terrence) McCarthy, Director, Facilities Operations and Services
  • Project Management: Executing all campus design and construction projects, from scoping and design, through construction and move-in.
    Jean Robinson, Director, Capital Projects 
  • Business and Administrative Affairs: Guiding leadership and oversight for fiscal affairs, business operations, human resources and administrative support for Facilities Management.
    Karyn Puleo, Director, Facilities Management's Business and Administrative Affairs