Facilities ManagementUniversity of CincinnatiDivision of Administration and FinanceFacilities Management

Facilities Management

Grounds Maintenance

Reporting Grounds Maintenance & Repair Service Requests: 

During regular office hours (which are Monday-Friday, 6:00 am to 4:30 pm):

After Hours (which are: 4:30 pm to 6:00 am; all weekends; and all holidays)

  • Report All Emergency After-Hours Grounds Maintenance Requests by dialing 513-556-1111.

UC Snow/Ice Removal Procedures - Grounds snow removal is adopting more eco-friendly methods.

  • Strategic reduction in snow clearance.
  • Critical Areas, Accessibility ramps & Fire Exit doors will be cleared first.
  • Liquid deicer before and after snow & ice events.


McMicken, University Pavillon, Law College, Tangeman Center, CCM Plaza,  (Stratford)
DAAP, Langsam Library, Clifton Court, Engineering Research Center, Steger Student Life Center
ZONE 3 Central Utility Plant, Campus Green, Lindner Hall, Recreation Center, Residence Halls (Dabney, Morgens, Etc.)  
ZONE 4 Edwards Center, West Charlton, Lindner Athletic Center, Varsity Village
ZONE 5 Hoxworth, Lot 22, Kingsgate Conference Center, Medical Sciences Building, Kettering

About Us:

Grounds Maintenance is responsible for maintaining nearly all exterior areas of the Uptown Campus, Academic Health Center, Residence Halls & MainStreet facilities, and UC Victory Parkway Campus, with the exception of campus drives and parking areas. The duties performed by the Grounds Maintenance staff are diverse, and they include, but are not limited to:

Grounds cleaning;
Mowing more than 73.5 acres of turf;
Tree trimming and removal;
Planting and maintaining flower beds;
Planting, fertilizing, and watering of 165 acres;
Sweeping walkways and patios;
Snow and ice removal from walkways;
Marking athletic fields;

Contact Us:

Telephone:  513-556-4147

Office hours:
Monday-Friday, 6:00 am to 4:30 pm


Average Billable Service Rates



Beth Rains
Associate Director, Grounds/Moving/Transportation
Phone:  513-556-4147
Email:  rainsea@uc.edu