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Records & Information Page

Learn more about managing paper and electronic records and what UC policies are in place.

UCSF Contacts

The Academic Senateʼs priority is to provide an efficient, transparent framework for faculty to engage with the Administration at the campus and UC Systemwide levels. As UCSF seeks to make changes across the campus, faculty engagement in governance processes shared with administrators brings diverse perspectives and participation. Active faculty participation enhances outcomes and serves as an important mechanism for communication among faculty.

The Chancellor's website includes news about the chancellor and information from Chancellor Sam Hawgood, on the Future of UCSF and the priorities to guide UCSF in its pursuit of continued excellence and more!

UCSF Community and Government Relations (CGR) is UC San Francisco's most direct link to our neighbors, community groups and government officials. The CGR team is led by Assistant Vice Chancellor Paul Takayama and is committed to fostering the spirit of honest communication, mutual understanding and creative collaboration with the people whose neighborhoods and concerns we share.

Environmental Health and Safety assists project management to ensure that UCSF work environments are created to support environmental stewardship, employee safety, health, productivity and efficient movement– often within limited and shared spaces. Programs and Subject Matter Experts within Ergonomics & Human Factors, Fire/Life Safety, Chemical Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Radiation Safety, Biosafety, Environmental Compliance and more are available to assist employees, leadership and project managers create offices, laboratories, and healthcare facilities that support the UCSF mission and employee safety, well-being and cost control.

ETS provides central campus resources for classroom technical support, AV solutions, lecture capture, video conferencing, video recording, editing and production, as well as other audio-visual services.

Facilities Services helps create an exceptional physical environment at UC San Francisco by tending to the varied operational and maintenance needs of our buildings and grounds. The group is led by Executive Director Jon Giacomi, and has representation at all campus sites.

Learn about the Long Range Developmen Plan (LRDP), which guides the University's physical development to support its mission of advancing health worldwide, by going to the LRDP website.

Real Estate, Planning and Capital Programs is focused on the dynamic development, planning, delivery and management of space for UCSF. Departments include Capital Programs, Campus Planning and Real Estate Assets and Development (READ).

UCSF Housing, led by Director Leslie Santos, provides housing and related services to students, postdocs, residents, clinical fellows and faculty. Based on a reputation of quality and service, Housing Services aspires to be the housing destination of choice for eligible UCSF affiliates.

The Office of Design & Construction's Project Managers provide project management services for all Medical Center renovation, remodel, and construction projects. The project managers are accountable to Medical center departments to deliver projects that are on schedule, within budget, high quality, cost-effective, and appropriate to program requirements.

The UCSF University Relations office leads overall comprehensive, integrated campus and medical center strategic communications to raise the visibility and awareness of UCSF’s mission and excellence in patient care, research and education. The office also spearheads advocacy efforts, community relations, and local, state and federal governmental relations on behalf of the University; manages UCSF brand and identity guidelines; and is led by Vice Chancellor Barbara French.

See the UCSF Faculty/Staff website for a thorough listing of resources.

Suggested Links and reading

Tradeline: Developing a Five-Year Strategic Plan for Accelerated Growth-Purdue Rapidly expands College of Engineering to meet National Goals (3-16-2016)

UCSF Academic Senate: Faculty concerns about Activity Based Workplace at Mission Hall

Thom Baguley: The case for new academic workspaces

NYTIMES: How the Hum of a Coffee Shop can Boost Creativity
Pulling up a seat at your favorite coffee shop may be an efficient way to write a paper or finish a work project. Now a new web site lets you bring the coffee shop to your cubicle.

The New Yorker: The Open-Office Trap