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 strive to meet the 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  by providing Safety Data Sheet information through MSDSonline® on our "Facilities Resources" page.
  8. We administer the campus recycling program.
  9. We provide for the disposal and/or the recycling  of e-wastes, universal wastes, hazardous wastes,  medical wastes, scrap metals, & non regulated solid wastes in compliance with state and federal standards.

Our Campus Location

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

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

Pre-Pandemic, Spring Romer Visits International Physics Lab

"On Thursday, February 6, I arrived in Geneva, worn out from four days of classes, three bus rides, and a rocky EasyJet flight, expecting to have cell service. I didn't have cell service. Luckily, I did have the name of my destination -- CERN, the international European particle physics laboratory -- and a brief note explaining my situation to the French guards," writes John Rabaey, BS '22.

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Emergency Relief Fund Renders Fast Aid to Students in Need

Edisson Ramos, BA '20, is one of many students receiving assistance from UD's COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund, which has currently raised nearly $90,000; the first of the funds were distributed last week to help students make their April rent, and Director of Financial Aid Taryn Anderson, BA '07, is in the process of distributing a second wave to students with housing or food insecurity or in need of Wi-Fi or other resources for online learning.

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