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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 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

Professors Awarded NEH Grant to Support Writing Programs

Chair and Assistant Professor of English Debra Romanick Baldwin, Ph.D., and Professor of Physics and recent Interim Dean of Constantin College Sally Hicks, Ph.D., have secured a $299,078 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to support writing instruction at UD for the fall 2020 semester.

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You Can Do What with a (Spanish) Degree?

His first step was to enroll in physician’s assistant school at Baylor’s College of Medicine, a career trajectory to which he had aspired since his early childhood. Nowadays, Jonathan Cunningham, BA ’17, is dedicated to the vocational pursuit of comfort and healing at MD Anderson in Houston, among the largest cancer treatment centers in the U.S., where he was once a chemotherapy patient himself.

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History Alumnus Heads National Catholic Bioethics Center

During his Rome semester in 1991, Joseph Meaney, BA '93, with his friends (now Father) Kevin Cook, BA '94, and (now Texas State Representative and UD Trustee) Tan Parker, BA '93, attended a private Mass with Pope St. John Paul II. Several weeks earlier, they had hand-delivered a letter to the Swiss Guards outside St. Peter's requesting the Mass and including their contact information; at last, they'd received the phone call instructing them to be at the Bronze Gates at 5 a.m.

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