Facilities and Planning partners with you to consult and assist with construction, management and future planning of Northwestern | RESEARCH – related spaces across the Evanston and Chicago campuses.
We develop solutions for your space and facility problems
1,561,630total sponsored research space (assignable square feet)
The facilities and planning office works with research safety, facilities and researchers to help develop guidelines for maintaining proper room environmental specifications.
Northwestern has ~2M sf of lab space situated within a diverse building inventory. The facilities and planning office helps researchers use their space as efficiently as possible.
The Office for Facilities and Planning is ready to engage with you about how your space works, how you work in your space and what can be done to make things work more effectively.
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In support of Northwestern | RESEARCH programmatic and administrative operations, the Vice President for Research (VPR) helps find and develop the best solutions for your research space and facility needs. If you bring us your problems, let us be the starting point for finding solutions.
The VPR, in consultation with academic and administrative leadership, determines the best use of the space entrusted to Northwestern | RESEARCH.
Please contact Steven Matz, Director of Facilities and Planning, with space and facility inquiries.