U Construction

U Construction is the full-service internal design and construction department for the Twin Cities campus. Our staff includes project managers, estimators, architects, engineers and the full range of construction tradespeople to meet your project needs. Our services include:

Construction Project Management

  • Project Scoping
  • Estimating (ROM or Detailed)
  • Project Management
  • Scheduling


FMdesign is an in-house architectural and engineering design resource at the University of Minnesota. We serve as a consultant to internal University Departments and Stakeholders. Our primary focus is supporting project requests through UConstruction and helping internal partners with design efforts or questions. Our unit includes licensed design professionals including architects, a mechanical engineer, a structural engineer, and on-contract electrical engineers.

If you have a question about a potential project or concern, please email the FMdesign Principal Architect Elizabeth Schulze

Construction Trades Services

  • Service/maintenance work as requested
  • Carpentry, Plumbing, Electrical, HVAC, Low Voltage wiring
  • Signage design and install
  • Security and locks

To request a project, please fill out the Project Request Application form

If you have additional process questions regarding your project, please visit the CPM website.


For service requests, use FM Call Center

Director of Central Services
Linda Weingarten
Phone: 612-626-8374 E-mail:

Assistant Director - U Construction
Lizz Narum
Phone: 612-290-6958 Email: 

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