Inside Facilities News from 06/2022

AssetWorks goes live on Friday, July 1 – New resources available

June 24, 2022

Nearly a week remains before the Office of Facilities replaces its current management system (FAMIS) with AssetWorks on Friday, July 1, 2022. The new system provides asset management, billing, procurement, work order, and maintenance processes for more than 300 buildings at Yale....

Adapted workspaces offer ways to hotel and huddle at Whitney Grove Square

June 24, 2022

Facilities’ team members are often on the move, navigating job sites and offices across campus in addition to balancing hybrid work schedules. “Two years ago, our team transformed an underused office into a hoteling space at the conference center on Yale’s West Campus,” said Keith Fordsman,...

Yale Facilities’ apprentice programs—Carpentry builds momentum

June 24, 2022

In November 2021, the status of several apprenticeship programs created through a partnership between the Office of Facilities and Local 35 leadership was published. The new carpentry and the...

From brick clad to progress pride flag—Founders Hall

June 24, 2022

Once a brick-clad carriage house and stable, Founders Hall was built in the early twentieth century as a backyard addition to Judge Lynde Harrison’s (LLB 1860) residence at 52 Hillhouse Avenue. Purchased by Yale along with Steinbach Hall in 1923, the building was once used by the Yerkes...