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Facilities Management

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


Temporary Road and Parking Lot Closure

As part of Facilities Management summer 2016 construction, improvements will be made to subsurface campus steam lines resulting in the following temporary closures:  

1. College Lane at Chapin Drive will be closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic from approximately May 23 - June 1.

2. Chapin Drive between College Lane and Hopkins House will also be closed from approximately May 23 - June 17.  

3. The small parking lot south of 8 College Lane will be closed from approximately May 31 - July 8.

The closures are subject to change as construction work dictates.

Questions can be directed to Diana Randall at drandall@smith.edu.

Pedestrian Walkway Detour near President’s House

Please note that pedestrian passage which typically routes along the President's House driveway and above the adjacent garden will be rerouted along Elm Street beginning May 25 and lasting until approximately September 2. This detour is to accommodate active construction zones at the President's House and the adjacent garden area. Questions can be directed to Diana Randall at drandall@smith.edu.

To see a map of Smith's current construction projects, visit https://goo.gl/T8mtJV

FY17 Fleet vehicle Use Rates

Effective July 1st, 2016 our fleet vehicle use rates are as follows:

Hybrid car and 6-passenger vans: $.62/mile

Pickup truck, access van and 11-passenger vans: $.77/mile

Facilities Driver (3 hour minimum): $44.00 per hour

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.