The Custodial Department is responsible for the cleanliness of every building on campus. Cleaning Services are divided into three areas: Residence Halls, Academic/Administrative Buildings and Floor Technicians.
Residence Halls - The custodial teams assigned to the residence halls accomplish their mission in two phases:
During the summer phase, each dorm room, restroom and common area is thoroughly cleaned. The tasks completed during this time, include but are not limited to the following:
shampooing all carpeting
stripping and refinishing every tiled floor
washing windows inside and outside
thoroughly cleaning and sanitizing every surface, including all appliances thoroughly dusting all building and furniture surfaces
During the fall and winter, when the residence halls are occupied, the custodial staff maintains common areas only. These daily tasks include, but are not limited to, the following:
sweeping and mopping hard floors
vacuuming and spot cleaning carpet
dusting building surfaces
cleaning and sanitizing all restrooms
The residence halls are cleaned from 8:00am - 4:30 pm Monday - Friday. Custodians are permanently assigned to a specific building.
Custodians assigned to academic and/or administrative buildings clean all offices, classrooms, restrooms and common areas, i.e. corridors, lobbies etc. Daily tasks include but are not limited to:
-policing floor mats
-dust mop or sweep
-restrooms are disinfected and stocked daily
Annual tasks include:
-washing all windows inside and outside
-stripping and refinishing all hard floors
-shampooing all carpeting by extraction
-pressure washing entrances
Academic/Administrative buildings are cleaned from 4:30 am - 1:30 pm. There is also a small crew which works from 1:30pm - 10:00pm. They have some permanent assignments, however, primarily police high traffic areas and provide event coverage.
The floor crew strips and refinishes hard floors and shampoos carpeted floors in preparation for special events and on an as needed basis. High traffic areas are given priority.
This specialized staff works from 10:30 pm — 6:30 am.
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