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-up, & 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.
  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

UD Community Rallies for Charity Week

On Friday, Oct. 13, Catholics around the world gathered to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima, and as the UD community rallies for another Charity Week, we are reminded of our call to serve others. Starting Monday, Oct. 16, and lasting through Saturday, Oct. 21, the entire campus will raise funds for three nonprofits that align with the university's Catholic identity.

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Coming Home: Alumni & Family Weekend Is Fast Approaching

Alumni and Family Weekend (AFW) is the perfect time to reminisce over old memories and create new ones -- and if your graduation year ends in a 2 or a 7, to reunite with your classmates. This year, AFW is fast approaching: we'll officially kick off the festivities with TGIT on the night of Oct. 12.

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Clare Boothe Luce Lecturer Studies Nuclear Fusion: 'One of the Fundamental Forces in Nature'

The sun has been producing light for nearly five billion years, but where does its energy come from? As the mathematician and astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus first suggested, the sun rules the center of our solar system with a gravitational iron fist. Scientists since Copernicus have discovered that nuclear reactions in the sun's core generate energy to produce the light we see; those same reactions enable the production of elements in our universe that are heavier than hydrogen.

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