Schools and Higher Education

The easiest tool to unify your school and university maintenance program.

Student and staff health and safety come first. When students make work requests in outdated, legacy software systems or through word-of-mouth, they often don’t see the results in time. UpKeep centralizes all of your maintenance information, so that you can continue to prioritize education and belonging. Make your software investment count by switching to UpKeep.

3000+ Companies Using Asset Ops Management

A simple-to-use maintenance software for schools and universities

Seamless communication between students and maintenance staff

An unlimited number of free requesters can submit work requests through a branded portal. You can assign multiple workers on a work order or make changes based on priority. Technicians can comment directly on a work order, notifying the requester of any status updates.

Prioritize student and faculty safety

Your students and faculty are your most valuable asset. Stay on top of classroom and residential space needs to ensure student and faculty needs are met. UpKeep’s checklist templates lets you assign OSHA and other health and safety building task items to technicians, so you can ensure the highest quality care for your students and faculty.

Beautiful reports to share with faculty and administrators

UpKeep Analytics compiles stunning data visualizations showcasing the progress of maintenance activities over time. Share reports with administrators showing asset performance, labor time and cost, time to close work orders, and more.

Case Study

Caltech Reduces Wrenchtime with a Historic Record of Preventive Maintenance

"Rick wanted to find a digital solution that would help organize his teams and make it easier for his team to ensure all preventive maintenance was performed on time."
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CMMS, Maintenance Management, and Work Order Software

UpKeep is consistently rated the best inventory management software in value for money, ease-of-use, functionality, and customer support. There’s a reason UpKeep has more 5-star reviews than any other CMMS and Maintenance Software vendor.

  • Reduce your equipment and asset downtime
    by up to 26%
  • Extend your asset and equipment lifetime
     by up to 11%
  • Achieve up to 652% ROI
    by integrating UpKeep into your workflow
  • Improve overall facility condition
    with the integration of UpKeep

Achieve quicker response times with UpKeep's mobile app

  • Students and faculty submit work requests through an easy-to-access portal on their smartphones 
    They can attach a photo to show exactly where the problem is occurring.
  • Technicians are alerted when they are assigned a work order
    Technicians can comment on the work order if they are missing any tools, or communicate with upper management on the status of a work order if it is put on hold.
  • Access asset information from anywhere.
    New to the team? Not an issue. Technicians can easily open up asset information to see a record of all historic repairs, so they know the exact procedures that have worked in the past.

Reduce unplanned downtime costs

Ensure your boilers, chillers, electrical distribution systems, and more are in top condition by scheduling recurring work orders. Achieve maximum ROI on your equipment through following regular PMs, so you can prevent any unexpected fuse costs that can quietly pile up without a proactive work order solution.

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Should have used sooner

“I enjoy how easy the software is. I was utilizing the free version for over a year and wish I upgraded sooner. I am able to track maintenance issues much more efficiently to ascertain if a bigger problem may be the main issue. The accessibility on my smart device makes this software a vital tool in daily operations.”

Vina Robles Amphitheatre

Great Product. Great Service. Great Price.

“At a former employer we used a similar work order system that had half the features of UpKeep at twice the cost. I was amazed to discover how much we got for so little. The biggest pro is the functionality. All of our inventory, work orders, assets, schedules, and meters are all included in one app. The account setup is very flexible and affordable. Customer support responds instantly and resolves any issue that arises.”

Tenessee College

Easy to Set Up and Use

“Before Upkeep, we were on a paper system that was messy, unorganized, and inefficient. Now we’re able to utilize the request feature for our crews to submit work order requests with pictures indicating the issue that needs attention. This is then viewable by management, from origination to completion, and actually beyond in a way that allows us to learn from our service history what is working for us and what is not.”

C. Dale
K-Co Enterprises Inc.
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