Custodial Services

The Custodial Department is responsible for the cleaning of all state funded buildings and the academic activities held in these areas.

The services listed below in Items I, II, and III are provided at no charge to the building user Monday through Friday between 3:30pm and 12:00am. Additional custodial services listed in Item IV must be arranged for with the Work Order Desk (243-6091) and funded by the user.

I. Services provided at no charge daily, weekly, as needed according to available resources.

Priority One – Public Restrooms and Shower Facilities

  • Surfaces and fixtures cleaned and sanitized daily
  • Trash collected daily
  • University paper and soap dispensers stocked daily
  • Floors swept and mopped daily / shower drains cleaned daily
  • Walls spot cleaned as needed
  • Horizontal surfaces damp dusted as needed
  • University lights changed as needed

Priority Two – Classrooms, Labs, and Research Areas

  • Trash collected daily
  • University paper and soap dispensers stocked daily
  • Carpeted areas vacuumed daily
  • Hard floors dust mopped daily and wet mopped or scrubbed as needed
  • Chalkboards and whiteboards cleaned daily in teaching areas
  • Blue Expo dry erase markers, chalk, and erasers replaced as needed
  • Classroom tabletops spot cleaned daily (we do not move personal items to clean)
  • High-touch surfaces sanitized once daily
  • Public garbage cans wiped clean as needed
  • Walls spot cleaned as needed
  • Horizontal surfaces damp dusted as needed in classrooms
  • Carpet stains cleaned as needed
  • University lights changed as needed

Priority Three – Public Areas (including break rooms)

  • Trash collected daily
  • University paper and soap dispensers stocked daily
  • Carpeted areas vacuumed daily 
  • Hard floors dust mopped daily and wet mopped or scrubbed as needed
  • Stairs swept and wet mopped as needed
  • Entryways including glass cleaned daily (weather permitting)
  • Outside entryways swept once weekly (weather permitting)
  • Drinking fountains, sinks, and elevators sanitized daily (sinks must be cleared)
  • Tabletops spot cleaned daily (we do not move personal items to clean)
  • High-touch surfaces sanitized once daily
  • Public garbage cans wiped clean as needed
  • Walls spot cleaned as needed
  • Horizontal surfaces damp dusted as needed
  • Carpet stains cleaned as needed
  • University lights changed as needed 

Priority Four - Offices

  • Trash collected twice weekly (Tuesdays and Fridays)
  • Carpet floors vacuumed once weekly (Day varies)
  • Hard floors swept and wet mopped once weekly (Day varies)
  • Private restrooms and sinks cleaned once weekly (Day varies)
  • No dusting or whiteboard cleaning
  • University lights changed as needed

II. Services provided at no charge semi-annually

  • University trash containers cleaned
  • Accessible areas detail vacuumed including edging
  • Classroom furniture cleaned
  • Ceiling vents cleaned
  • Gum removed as needed

III. Services provided at no charge annually (completed during school breaks)

  • Accessible University carpets extracted as needed
  • Accessible University interior public glass cleaned as needed
  • Accessible hard floors cleaned, polished or refinished as needed
  • Reachable University light fixtures cleaned as needed

IV. Other services provided at an additional cost

  • Any custodial service outside of our regular hours (M-F 3:30pm to 12:00am) including Weekends and Holidays
  • Any extra cleaning required due to non-academic activities including productions, recitals, building or room rental, and events
  • Clean up after academic events charging public admission
  • Clean up after catered events
  • Floor refinishing or carpet extracting more than once in a year or requested during semesters
  • Other custodial requests not included above

Your cooperation and assistance are appreciated in keeping areas as clean and orderly as possible. Please report any custodial issues to the Work Order Desk. If you wish to discuss schedules, priorities or problems, please contact the Assistant Director for Custodial Services at 243-2161.

 

Content updated 8/10/2020