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Facilities management is responsible for most of the work involved in maintaining, repairing and altering Smith's residential, academic and administrative buildings.


elm street substation work 10/27 - 10/31

There is some scheduled project work to take place at the Elm Street substation (Located between the Campus Center and J.M.Greene Hall) during the week of October 27th, 2014 to October 31st, 2014.

On Monday, October 27th, there will be a contractor on site beginning at 8:00am to pour concrete on the extended footprint. This work is anticipated to last approximately seven hours and be completed by 3:00pm. There will be some noise disruption and possibly a restriction on access on the J.M.Greene Hall side due to the location of the concrete truck.

Beginning on Wednesday, October 29th, there will be a contractor dismantling line up #6 at the substation. The dismantling of the equipment is scheduled to last two days. There will be minimal or no impact to the area.

On Friday, October 31st, the dismantled equipment in line up #6 will be removed from the substation. One parking spot in the immediate area will be lost to accommodate for the corner mounted crane to off load the equipment to a flatbed truck. We anticipate the work to begin at 8:00am and be completed by 12:00pm.

Road Shutdown (Date Extension - tuesday, november 4th, 2014)

Due to unforeseen weather conditions, the work scheduled along the access road between Albright and Baldwin Houses is expected to continue through Tuesday, November 4th. Only a portion of the access road will be shut down on the side between the two houses off of Bedford Terrace. For safety reasons, all foot traffic in and out of Baldwin House will need to enter and exit through the front doors. During this project there will be noise from excavation equipment.

Scott Gym Window Replacement Construction Notice

Starting on Friday, September 26th, preparation work for the window replacement on the north side of Scott Gym will start with the mobilization of lift equipment and window deliveries.

On Monday, September 29th, the north side entrance to Scott Gym will be closed for one week to allow windows to be installed. The installation should be complete in five days, weather permitting.

Use of Scott Gym gymnasium itself will be limited during construction. Please check with the athletic department for availability of facilities.Thank you for your patience during this last phase of the window installation for Scott Gym.

Facilities Management Vehicle Fleet Update

Facilities Management no longer has 14-passenger buses; therefore, we cannot accommodate bus reservations in the future. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. If your department requires a bus rental, please use the link below to the purchasing website for possible bus companies you may consider using.

Local Bus Company Rental Contact Information

Eye On Energy at Smith College

New software shows energy and water use in Smith buildings

Smith College recently unveiled an interactive technology that enables students, faculty and alumnae to view, from any computer, the level of energy and water use in campus houses and buildings. More information.