Custodial Services

Building Service Workers (BSWs) work in shifts around the clock to keep campus buildings clean.


  • Cleaning restrooms and educational, research, private, and public areas
  • Emptying trash and recycling containers
  • Mopping floors
  • Restocking soap and towel dispensers
  • Erasing chalkboards and replenishing chalk
  • Dusting wood trim, window ledges, baseboards, radiators, and conduits
  • Cleaning university-installed and approved carpeting
  • Locking and unlocking doors

BSWs remove snow from steps and walkways leading to buildings. They also perform special services such as emergency clean-ups in the event of flooding or plumbing leaks. The movers in this group help move items including furniture, file cabinets, books, lab equipment, and supplies.

Frequency of Services             

Once Per Week

Five Times Per Week

Labs Entrances and Hallways
Private Offices
Vending Areas
Administrative Offices
Reception Areas
Water Fountains (1st floor)
Restrooms (1st floor)

Three Times Per Week

Twice Monthly

Wall-to-Wall Vacuuming
Lounges, Conference Rooms, Kitchens           
(university-installed and approved carpeting)
Water Fountains (upper floors)
Restrooms (upper floors)