The department oversees minor repairs, construction requests, work order requests, event setups, office moves and many other campus support services that help maintain an exceptional physical environment, which promotes learning.
Provide safe, clean, sustainable and comfortable living and learning environments to support the University's mission and strategic goals.
Provide grounds maintenance, building maintenance, custodial maintenance, event support, receiving, mail services, construction and space planning services to operate, maintain and improve the University's infrastructure and Facilities while fostering a team environment that establishes and empowers each individual's purpose, contribution and worth.
Routinely keeping spaces, structures and infrastructure functioning as originally purposed using reactive, routine and predictive maintenance methods and techniques to prevent degradation and/or failure and extend their effective service life. Maintenance also includes repair and replacements of components and systems not requiring engineering, other professional services or regulatory compliance. Maintenance does not include end of life replacement, redesign, or change in space or space classification.
Work outside of routine maintenance (defined above) that does not include a change in space utilization or space classification, require professional services, permitting or inspection. This includes but is not limited to; event support after business hours (6am - 2pm), moving and furniture installation, limited power and lighting installations, non-common area painting and flooring outside of planned maintenance cycle. Also includes minor upgrades to address academic programming needs that do not include change in egress, reconfigure of wall, doors or openings. Reference Fee Schedule.
Any activity that includes construction, renovation or changes the function, use or occupancy of physical space, or eliminate/relocation services, utilities, architectural components or affects regulatory compliance. Projects originate from the need to create, expand or alter a space due to program growth, changes in university methods or program delivery, advances in technology, or the need to replace a space, structure or system that has reached the end of its useful life or is the result of deferred maintenance. Projects usually require one or more of the following; extensive planning, professional services (architectural, engineering, etc.), permitting and inspection. Reference Capital Planning Program and Procedures and Space Utilization Policy.
The Facilities Department regulates and/or complies with the following standards (list is not inclusive.)
PASSHE Facilities Manual
PASSHE Procurement Manual
APPA Maintenance and Custodial Standards
International Building Code
National Fire Protection Association
Construction and Procurement Manual
Edinboro Signage and Branding Policy
Capital Planning Program and Procedures
Space Utilization Policy
Security and Access to Campus Buildings and Facilities Policy
The mail processing center and storeroom are where the deliveries to the University are sorted and organized upon delivery.
Reminder: All faculty and staff will continue to drop off and pick up mail from Lawrence Towers mailroom.
The Mail Processing Center and student mailrooms are located in Lawrence Towers at 150 Perry Lane and are open from 10:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Ms. Juanita Cole, the Mail Clerk, can be contacted at email@example.com or (814) 732-2483.
150 Perry Lane
Edinboro PA 16444
Mail for incoming students can be sent to campus up to two weeks before the start of school in the fall.
When sending out a bulk mailing, please fill out the Mailing Service Request Form at least two weeks prior. The Mailroom needs to be notified prior to all bulk mailings in order to ensure sufficient funds in the account and to verify department charge back information. If you are not certain of the actual cost of the mailing, please include an estimated cost and note on the form that it is estimated. When complete, please email the form to Juanita Cole at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have questions, please call the mailroom at (814) 732-2483.
In case of an emergency, or to request urgent assistance after hours and on weekends, please contact the Campus Police at (814) 732-2921. You may leave non-emergency voicemail intended for the Facilities staff by calling (814) 732-2826.