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APPA Seeks Board Nominations & Applications

Consider being a candidate for an elected office in APPA – Leadership in Educational Facilities. Your future contribution to APPA will be an invaluable benefit for our members and ensures that APPA is the association of choice for educational facilities professionals. As an elected officer, not only do you give back to the association and […]

APPA Introduces “Pathway to Professionalism” Onsite Training Program

In response to a constantly evolving educational facilities profession, APPA has launched a new program called “Pathway to Professionalism” (P2P) to help educational facilities organizations and their institutions keep pace with accelerating rate of change, while providing continuous learning opportunities for their staffs and schools. P2P is a 90-day program using APPA’s Customized Interactive Learning […]

APPA 1000-2 TCO Standard for Facilities in Final Public Review

APPA 1000-2 Total Cost of Ownership for Facilities Asset Management (TCO) – Part 2: Implementation and Data Elements, is available for public review.  Comments are due by October 1, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern. The draft standard lays out the steps and defines the key and supporting elements fundamental to the successful implementation of TCO.  […]

Introducing APPA’s Online Community Platform

Since APPA’s founding in 1914, educational facilities professionals have expressed the need and desire to connect with colleagues and share best practices, seek assistance on complex facilities issues, discuss new technology applications, and more as they support the mission of their respective educational institutions and organizations.  As a result of APPA’s new strategic plan, Preparing […]

Leadership in Educational Facilities – APPA Board Installed; Conference Recap

APPA members recently gathered in Denver, Colorado – the Mile High City – July 15-17 to mark another successful conference full of networking opportunities with colleagues new and old, dozens of educational sessions, and a vibrant Hall of Resources exhibiting the latest products and services from APPA’s Business Partners.  Nearly 200 of our attendees were first-timers.  Past APPA President […]

Take a Short Survey on Facility Standards

In looking to align the APPA TCO Standard with the Facility Standards developed by your institution, APPA’s Standards and Codes Council (ASCC) is asking for your assistance with this short survey.  Please let us know if you have developed your campus facility standards and are willing to share them with APPA. Take the survey now.  […]

University of Iowa Honored as Most Intelligent Campus

The University of Iowa received the Digie Award for Most Intelligent College Campus at the June 13 Realcomm | IBcon 2019 conference held in Nashville.  The award recognized several technological and process accomplishments that supported the university’s mission and enhanced the user experience. College Campus: The University of Iowa Data-driven post-occupancy commissioning, reducing future maintenance overhead and improving […]

APPA’s Free Monthly Webinars

Addressing catastrophic campus damage, building envelope maintenance, and carbon monoxide detection are just three of the forthcoming convenient webinars presented by APPA.  Experts in these and many other topics share their knowledge and expertise to the educational facilities profession.  All APPA webinars are free to attend, and you will have access to the slide presentation […]

Registration Open for APPA Institute and Academy

Institute for Facilities Management The Institute is offered twice per year and runs Sunday through Thursday evening. The Institute curriculum is composed of four core areas covering general administration & management, maintenance & operations, energy & utilities, and planning, design & construction.  Institute students select one core area which will be the focus of their […]