About Us

Welcome to Facility Services, Maintenance and Operations, and Capital Planning and Construction

The Administrative Offices are the gateway to the various departments within Facility Services. Regular business hours are 7:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Our reception desk is located on the second floor of the Cutten Maintenance Center.


The Facility Services department is responsible for the planning, construction, renovation, maintenance and repair of college buildings and facilities; and the provision of utilities, refuse collection, custodial and other services essential to the mission of Bates.

Our mission is to make the Bates campus a comfortable, safe, and aesthetically attractive place to learn, live, work and play. We strive to keep all operating systems in good working order, and respond to emergency maintenance and repair needs of the campus community.

We are committed to sustainability and build community through outreach and education, while reducing our environmental footprint; while conserving energy, promoting renewable energy, use of alternative transportation, recycling, and green procurement.