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Facility Services’ Plans and Initiatives

This page contains Facility Services and McMaster-wide plans and initiatives.

Facility Services Strategic Plan

Facility Services Strategic Plan 2022 - 26 | S.E.E.D. Learn More

Our goal was to develop a clear, inspiring, and inclusive strategic plan that reflects the value of Facility Services at McMaster. Together, Facility Services team members will focus on sustainability, engagement, excellence and discovery (S.E.E.D.) to support the growth, community and academic mission of McMaster University.

See related documents below:

Campus Plan

2023-2033 McMaster University Campus Plan Learn More

McMaster’s 2023-2033 Campus Plan will guide all future development decisions over the next decade, while protecting and enhancing McMaster’s places and spaces.

McMaster’s previous Campus Plan is available here.

Sustainability Strategy, Sustainability Reports and Net Zero Carbon Roadmap

Sustainability Strategy 2022 - 2026 Learn More

Transforming McMaster’s campus into a living laboratory for sustainability, accessibility, and inclusion is a university priority. McMaster’s first university-wide Sustainability Strategy aligns with our vision to advance human and societal health and well-being.

Please see here for the 2018 Environmental Sustainability Plan

Net Zero Carbon Roadmap Learn More

As part of McMaster’s commitment to a safe and sustainable campus, the university performed a study in 2020 to provide an analysis of the main campus carbon emissions and develop a plan for reaching the goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050.

Sustainability Report 2021-22 Learn More

McMaster’s second annual Sustainability Report celebrates the voices and accomplishments of students, faculty and staff who are collaborating to create a more sustainable future.

Previous annual reports are linked below:

Energy Management Plan

Energy Management Plan 2022/23 Learn More

Across campus, our utilities team is initiating safe and sustainable energy projects. Learn more in McMaster’s Energy Management Plan for 2022/23.

See previous versions of the plan below:

Facility Services Capital Plan

Facility Services Capital Plan Update 2021 Learn More

The Capital Plan is a board-approved document helping to guide McMaster University’s priority setting and planning of capital projects over a period of time. It is intended to be responsive to the University’s strategic vision both at present and in future.

See related documents below:

Campus Accessibility Action Plan

Campus Accessibility Action Plan Phase 2 (2018-2023) Learn More

Facility Services initiated a five-year Campus Accessibility Action Plan in 2012 with the objective of improving accessibility on campus. A second phase of the CAAP was launched in 2018. The report focuses on building entrances, public washrooms, fire alarm systems, voice annunciation, drinking fountains, and braille signage in elevating devices.