The Physical Plant Division builds and maintains the physical environment for the University’s education, research and outreach missions.
Overview of services
The Physical Plant Division keeps the University’s facilities and outdoor spaces clean and operational, allowing students, faculty and staff to concentrate on their endeavors. The Division’s experienced team of professionals keeps MSU running 24/7/365, delivering an immense menu of services: reliable heating, cooling, electricity, water, telecommunications, trash removal and recycling support, and transportation options. The Division also designs, constructs and maintains buildings, utilities and the campus park, and maintains the University’s facility records. All of these services are provided with the safety of the campus community and the long-term sustainability of the environment in mind. Physical Plant employees serve more than 500 buildings, more than 2,000 acres of park, more than 100 miles of pathways, nearly 70 lane-miles of roadways and approximately 25,000 parking spaces.