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Facilities

Welcome to the Facilities Department Website

Our Mission

The Facilities Department provides services that are crucial to the education, research, & public service of the University's mission. We consistently strive to meet the diverse facilities-related needs of University students, faculty, staff, and visitors.

 What we do

  1. We maintain the campus buildings, utility infrastructure, streets & grounds.
  2. We coordinate & provide technical services for all campus construction, renovation & repair.
  3. We maintain archives & plans concerning the specifications & history of our buildings & grounds.
  4. We assist with campus special events through custodial, grounds, maintenance & craft related services as well as room make ready, event set-ups, & electrical services.
  5. We coordinate pest control services, elevator maintenance, building environmental control, & outdoor landscape services.
  6. We provide a comprehensive on-line maintenance work request system for the submission of maintenance requests & online correspondence within the university community. Click HERE for a procedural instruction sheet.
  7. We comply with 29 CFR 1910.1200 (b)(4)(ii)(iii) by providing Safety Data Sheets throughMSDSonlineĀ® on our "Facilities Resources" page.
  8. We administer the campus recycling program.
  9. We provide for the recycling and/or disposal of e-wastes, universal wastes, hazardous wastes,  bio-medical wastes, scrap metals, & non regulated solid wastes in compliance with EPA and TCEQ regulations.

Our Campus Location

The Facilities Center is located on the westernmost end of Lot L. Our campus street address is: 2929A Gorman Drive.
We are designated as building # 27 on the UD campus map.

Standard Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 7:30 am to 4:00 pm

During the spring & fall semesters Custodial Services will have personnel on campus until 8:00 pm, & Technical Services will have a technician on duty until 7:00 pm. For requests after standard business hours see the "After Hours Requests" page.

 

News

Scherer Lecturer Poses American Economy's 'Big Questions'

Father Joseph W. Koterski, associate professor of philosophy at Fordham University, will deliver the keynote for this week's University of Dallas Scherer Lecture, "A Practical Moral Vision for the American Economy," in which he addresses the state of current natural law reflected on economics.

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Rome Essay Winner Focuses on Greater Appreciation for Beauty

A new insight and awareness of beauty became the subject of the essay, titled "Learning to See," that won Aspen Daniels, BA '19, first place in the fall 2016 University of Dallas Rome Program Essay Contest, which engages students studying abroad through the university's Rome Program in describing a place they visited or an encounter they had during their study abroad semester, exploring how some part of the Rome Program curriculum better enabled them to comprehend that experience.

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Learning to See

I was shocked by the beauty I saw when I stepped inside the door, and I wondered how I could have missed this before. The church wasn't large, but it didn't need to be because a dome soared upwards above our heads, giving an impression of grandeur. Bea pointed out that the dome was topped by a "lantern," one of our key terms; as we looked around at the marble and gold, naming the different architectural decorations, we realized how much skill it had taken to craft every detail.

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