Facilities ManagementUniversity of CincinnatiDivision of Administration and FinanceFacilities Management

Facilities Management

Building (Custodial) Services

About Us:

FM Building Services provides routine cleaning and custodial care to more than 100 UC buildings.  Each building has staff assigned to perform specific service routines, on a scheduled basis including, but not limited to, the Baseline Services described below.


  • Contact the college administrative offices at UC Clermont Campus and UC Blue Ash Campus for service requests.
  • All Requests for room access should be made to UC Police at 513-556-1111.  Building Services does not perform this function.

Requesting Facilities Building Services (Housekeeping): 

During Regular Office Hours (which are Monday-Friday, 7:30 am to 4:00 pm):

After Hours (which are: 4:00 pm to 7:30 am; all weekends; and all holidays)

  • Report All After-Hours Emergency Building Services Requests by dialing 513-556-1111 to the Communications Center of UC Public Safety and request that they contact and dispatch emergency maintenance response staff.
  • Report All After-Hours Routine Building Services Requests by dialing 513-558-2500 to leave a detailed voice message that will be reviewed the next business day.

Baseline Services:

Contact Us:

Telephone:  513-558-2500

Regular Office Hours:
Monday-Friday, 7:30 am to 4:00 pm



Joyce M. L Whittaker, C.E.H
Director, Housekeeping



  • Clean and sanitize restrooms and replenish supplies
  • Clean classrooms, auditoriums and labs
  • Clean entrance ways
  • Clean main stairways
  • Empty the All Recycling containers in the public areas of campus, as needed.

Three Times a Week

  • Empty trash in designated office areas

Every Other Week

  • Damp mop floors
  • Vacuum floors


  • Dust specific areas as needed, without disturbing any items


  • Operate the All Recycling program.
  • Scrub, wax, burnish and refinish floors during academic term breaks, where feasible, and as break time permits. 
  • Shampoo carpets/carpet cleaning during academic term breaks, where feasible, and as break time permits.
  • Window cleaning is contracted out, as the availability of funding permits.
  • Expenses related to requests for variations in service schedules (i.e., lock outs) are passed on to the requesting department.
  • Above-baseline custodial/cleaning services may be requested on a fee-for-service basis, by dialing 513-558-2500.


  • All custodial staffing is based on availability. When a shortage of staff exists, areas will be policed.
  • The priority standard for cleaning is as follows: restrooms; classrooms; public spaces; and labs.  In areas designated as office space, trash will be emptied three (3) times a week, provided staffing is available.
  • Custodial staff may only perform duties that are specifically listed in their job classification.
  • Due to the sensitivity of equipment, at no time will custodial staff clean televisions, computers, monitors, and their related work station equipment, tables and desks.
  • Room and building access requests should be made to UC Police at 513-556-1111.  Building Services does not perform this function.

Associate Directors for Building Services and their Facility Responsibilities
  August 21, 2018

Academic Health Center

Contact: Steve Wagner
Phone:  513-558-4140

Uptown Campus West

Contact:  Annette Steagall
Phone:  513-556-4830

Campus Services and Athletics
Contact:  John Williams
Phone:  513-556-6433

Cardiovascular Research Center
CARE/Crawley Bldg.
French East
Health Professions Building
Kettering Lab Complex
Logan Hall
Medical Science Building
Medical Science-Receiving
Medical Science-Service
Procter Hall
Radiation Safety Laboratory
Surgical Research Unit
University Hall
Utility Plants, Central & East
Vontz Center for Molecular Studies
Wherry Hall
60 West Charlton
Alumni Center
Baldwin Hall
Blegen Library
Braunstein Hall
Calhoun St. Garage-Interior
Campus Receiving Bldg.
Campus Services Garage
CCM-Corbett Center Perform Arts
CCM-Dieterle Vocal Arts
CCM-Emery Hall
CCM-Memorial Hall
Clifton Ct. Pavilion North
Clifton Ct. Pavilion South
College of Law
Commons Edge North
Commons Edge South
Crosley Tower
DAAP-Alms Bldg.
DAAP-Aronoff Center
DAAP-DAA Addition
DAAP-Wolfson Center
Dyer Hall
Edwards Center
Engineering Research Center
Faculty Center
French Hall West
Geology-Physics Bldg.
Langsam Library
Lindner Hall
McMicken Hall
Old Chemistry Bldg.
Rhodes Hall
Rieveschl Hall
Swift Hall
Teachers College
University Pavilion
Van Wormer Hall
Varsity Village Imaging Ctr
Victory Parkway Campus
Zimmer Hall
Armory Fieldhouse
Bellevue Gardens
Calhoun Hall
Campus Recreation Ctr.
Dabney Hall
Daniels Hall
Lindner Center
Morgens Hall
Nippert Stadium
Schneider Hall
Schott Stadium
Scioto Hall
Sheakley Athletics Center
Shoemaker Multipurpose Center
Siddall Hall
Steger Student Life Center
Stratford Bldgs. 1 through 21
Stratford Digby House
Tangeman University Ctr.
Trabert-Talbert Tennis
Turner Hall