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Facilities Services

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Custodial Services

Service Options

Routine custodial services

Custodial Services is responsible for cleaning the interiors of campus buildings. The following are considered routine tasks:

  • Building entry doors: locking, unlocking
  • Restrooms: sanitizing, replenishing supplies, repairing dispensers
  • Trash, recycling and compost removal: custodians collect waste from green bagits and public-area containers
    • Flattened cardboard: custodians will collect up to six pieces from each workstation
    • Place a request for removal of larger volumes of recyclables
  • Chalkboards and whiteboards: cleaning, replenishing chalk or markers in classrooms and auditoriums
  • Floors: scrubbing, sweeping, mopping and vacuuming
  • Stairwells and elevators: dusting, wiping, sweeping and vacuuming
  • Doors, glass, walls, tabletops and podiums: surface cleaning and dusting
  • Dusting: uncluttered cabinet tops, window sills, banisters, etc.
Premium custodial services

The following premium services can be requested by a building coordinator or department administrator outside of or in addition to regularly scheduled service:

  • Blinds: cleaning services
  • Carpet cleaning: also upholstery and fabric walls/partitions
  • Events: extra cleaning and waste removal
  • Floor work: buffing, stripping and refinishing
  • Special cleaning: kitchen appliances, furniture, offices, labs (after EH&S approval) and major cleaning projects
  • Window washing: interior and exterior


Labor rates may apply.