Promoting Innovation In

Higher Ed Facilities

The Higher Ed Facilities Forum (HEFF) is a community for facilities leaders at the nation’s top colleges and universities.

Our Experiences

We produce the following experiences to provide the facilities community with year-round access to cutting-edge content and networking:


A Virtual Event for Higher Ed Facilities Leaders: Adapting to the New Normal 

MasterMind series

Carefully Curated Virtual Roundtables for Candid Sharing of Ideas & Best Practices.

Higher Ed Facilities Forum

Our Signature In-Person Event. Back in Summer 2021. 


The HEFF Blog

  • Flexibility and Empathy are What Facilities Leaders Need as Campus Reopens

    On July 9, the Higher Ed Facilities Forum held its first-ever virtual meeting for facilities leaders across the country, HEFFv. As campuses prepare for the fall, outlining plans for reopening while constantly reacting to the ever-changing reality of life during COVID, facilities leaders need to collaborate and share their best…

    The Road to Reopening Campus

    On July 9, the Higher Ed Facilities Forum will host "HEFFv: The Road to Reopening," a virtual event for college and university facilities leaders on adapting to the new normal. In anticipation of this event, we reached out to dozens of facilities leaders in our network to get a better…

    The Risk of Putting off Investment into Facilities Leadership

    I was on a plane the other day listening to the familiar words of the flight attendant, reminding us all that “in the event of a decompression, an oxygen mask will automatically appear in front of you.” And a few sentences later, “If you are traveling with a child or…

What HEFF Live looks like

Currently on-hiatus…but will be back better + stronger in 2021! 💪

“This is the only national conference that I attend. You pick great locations, but that is not why I come. The content and delivery would get me to go to any site.”

–Assistant Vice President of Operations, UChicago

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HEFF is a collaborative community for senior real estate and facilities leaders from the nation’s top colleges and universities.