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Facility + Community Access

The Facilities Office at Emily Carr University manages all of the University's campus spaces on a day-to-day basis.

The following information responds to a few typical requests. If you have further requirements or questions, please contact the Facilities Office:

Maintenance + Service Requests

Urgent Requests

For urgent requests contact:

  • 604-844-3898 - during business hours on weekdays
  • Security at 604-844-3838 - after business hours & weekends

Examples include electrical issues or outages, broken glass, malfunctioning elevator, heating / cooling issues, lighting issues, personal safety concerns, odours, plumbing issues, slipping hazards, adverse weather issues or vandalism.

Non- urgent Services & Maintenance Requests

Faculty, Staff or Administrators can submit requests for service for routine buidling maintenance problems or repairs, etc. by completing the Requests for Service form:

Service Request Form

For service problems in studio areas or classrooms; either inform the Studio Technician if one is available or complete the Request for Service form:

Service Request Form

Installation Approvals

All installations in the University must be approved by Facilties or they will be removed immediately. If you wish to install something outside the university building then you must contact CMHC on Granville Island to apply for permission. Facilities tries to work with all students to provide solutions to installations that may be unsafe or not feasible.  Please see us if you have any questions or concerns about your installation.


Parking passes can be purcashed from Finance and picked up in the Facilities office with a valid receipt.  Paid parking is available by semester or in the form of daily passes.  More details can be obtained from the Facilities office.

Room Bookings

Student Room Bookings: Facilities only books rooms for students for curriculum-based use. If you wish to use a room for a club, please contact the Student Union to sign up your club and they will make your room bookings for you.

Faculty & Staff Room Bookings: Facilities can book rooms for meetings, critiques, exams and other curriculum based requirements. For non-affiliated events, please see Facility rentals.

Facility Rentals

A variety of classrooms and a theatre are available to the public for rental on a very limited basis. All rentals are handled through the Facilities Department and are subject to availability and various terms and conditions. Rooms can only be booked for use during the current term and generally cannot be booked very far in advance. For room rental inquiries please contact the Facilities Clerk at 604.844.3817 or Students wanting to book spaces at the University should contact the Facilities Clerk in room 200.

Card Access

If your card doesn't work, please email with:

  • your name
  • student / staff number
  • barcode number (located at the bottom of the card, underneath the bar code
  • and the areas/rooms where your card won't work

Students: You must be enrolled in a class to receive access to an area. Waitlisted students must wait until they are enrolled in a class to gain card access to an area.

Faculty: Your card will provide you general access around campus and into areas you are specifically teaching.  For Sessional Faculty, access is provided 2 weeks prior to the start of a semester to allow for prep work, photocopying etc. and a week after the semester ends.

Staff: Your card will provide you general access around campus and into areas you are specifically working in.

Do not lend your card to anyone or provide access to a restricted area to someone without a card or access. Please notify Facilities or Security if you lose your card.


Keys for faculty and staff are issued from the Facilities office. Please report any lost keys immediately:

  • to Facilities, room 200, tel: 604-844-3898 - during business hours,
  • to Security, 604-844-3838 - during evenings and weekends.

Posters and Community Events Notices

Emily Carr employees and students actively engage in the local arts and cultural community. Notices about arts and culture events are accepted for display at our Main Reception Desk in the North Building during regular business hours (8:30am - 4:30pm, weekdays), attention to Alex Fowler. The University reserves the right to refuse materials.

Jobs Opportunities for Students

Organizations and individuals wishing to advise Emily Carr students of a work opportunity should contact the Career + Co-Operative Education Office at 604.844.3843.