Beginning in mid-August 2016, FFRA website content will be moving to the Northwestern IT site's new section for Administrative Systems.


What is FAMIS?

The Facilities Asset Management Information System, FAMIS, is used to track the costs and work required for routine and emergency repairs, renovation and capital projects, preventative maintenance, housekeeping, ground maintenance, and other building and real estate operations.

FAMIS Applications

  • FAMIS Self Service
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    FAMIS Self Service
    • Customer Service component of FAMIS
    • Used by approved administrative staff to create new or review open service requests
    • This includes general maintenance requests, department-funded work, or estimate requests
    • Provides detailed account level budgeting of designated, endowment and gift chart strings
    • Log in to Self Service from the Facilities page on NUPortal.
  • FAMIS Admin
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    FAMIS Admin
    • Maintenance Management system
    • Utilized by Facilities Management staff and department administrators
    • Used to approve costs, labor, purchases toward requested Work Orders for emergency, routine, and general maintenance and repairs, as well as construction and capital projects.
    • Log in to FAMIS Admin on the Facilities page System Login portlet on the NUPortal.
  • FAMIS Web
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    FAMIS Web
    • Online web application for central Facilities Management employees to process and update service requests. 
    • Log in to FAMIS Web on the Facilities page Facilities Management Resources Portlet on the NUPortal.

Where to log in, how to request access, and system roles

Reminders and shortcuts for using FAMIS

Training webinar and documentation links

Where to get help, tips & tricks, supported browsers, and system status

For assistance, contact our Help desk at 847-491-HELP (1-4357) option 2 or email