Facilities Services

Campus-wide Housekeeping services include:

  • Daily cleaning and policing of public areas, restrooms, classrooms, lecture halls, showers, lockers, class studios, shops and labs
  • Scheduled carpet and hard-surface floor maintenance
  • Pest extermination
  • Recycling program management and implementation
  • Graffiti removal within 24 hours of report
  • Trash removal
  • Bulk trash removal (please call our office to schedule removal, do not leave bulk trash in hallways or lobbies)
  • Comprehensive Special Event support
  • Disaster recovery
  • Facilitate furniture moving
  • Snow removal
  • Grounds policing, maintenance and sidewalk repair

Services not provided by Housekeeping:

  • Demolition of student projects
  • Craft shop housekeeping

Campus-wide Building Services and Plant Operations services include:

  • Operation and maintenance of all building systems, including plumbing, lighting, heating and air conditioning in each campus building
  • Elevator operation, service and maintenance
  • Operation and maintenance of campus fire alarm systems, including audio and visual alarms and wet and dry sprinkler systems
  • Lock repair and key replacement
  • Glass repair replacement
  • Auditorium seating repair and maintenance
  • Maintenance and repair of craft shop ventilation systems
  • Maintenance of interior finishes in classrooms, lecture halls, offices, shops, studios, restrooms, public areas and residence halls
  • Painting, plastering and wall coverings; painting is limited by resources and size and scope of request; large-scope painting requests may be performed by a contractor and departments may be asked to fund large-scope painting requests
  • Signage: the University has a standardized sign program and all signs for public view must be approved by Facilities Management
  • Furniture repair and replacement: A furniture standards program is in place and furniture requests beyond the standards will be funded by the requestor
  • Appliance repair/replacement in residence halls
  • Window treatments (shades and blinds)

Services not funded by Facilities:

  • Building or office renovations required to accommodate changes in programs
  • Modifications or additions to systems such as electrical service or ventilation as a result of program changes or increased needs
  • Window treatment upgrades

OFFICE TELEPHONE: 215-717-6826 OR 215-717-6825