Type of Services Provided
Facilities Services Department provides the following services:
- Architectural Services which
includes project planning, design, renovation and construction management.
- Plant Operations and Maintenance
which provides power, water, gas, steam, sewer, heating & cooling, and
building maintenance service.
- Key & Lock Management which
includes issuance of university keys for building and room access, and
maintenance of building locks.
- Grounds & Landscaping
Services which includes planting and maintenance of trees, grass and
flowers. Construction and maintenance of parking lots, streets, and
sidewalks. Moving university property, coordinated through the purchasing
department. Snow removal, event
setup, trash collection and disposal.
- Custodial Services* which
includes cleaning the interior of buildings, small event setups, and minor
pest control service.
Services custodians service all campus buildings except Bianchino Pavilion,
Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center, Carole Chapel, Memorial Union, and Petro
Allied Health Center. For these buildings please contact Memorial Union main
office at (785) 670-1454 for Memorial Union custodial staff; or Gil Herrera at
(785) 670-1304 for Petro custodial staff.
FOAPAL: (F)und, (O)rganization, (A)ccount, (P)rogram, (A)ctivity,
(L)ocation. The numbers of Washburn’s
internal accounting system, used for charging costs to a department.
CHARGEABLE versus NON-CHARGEABLE
The following chargeable
services (1 - 8) require a Work Request submitted from the I-Service Desk. The FOAPAL account should be typed in
the “request area”. Following your
FOAPAL and also in the “request box”, please list the services needed. (Work Requests not including the foapal may be
- Repairs or adjustments to
departmental (office) equipment: office chairs, office desks, file
cabinets, locks on file cabinets and desk drawers, carts, electrical
pencil sharpeners, shredders, paper
- Hauling for a department: moves
from one office to another or to storage, re-arranging furniture within an
office, electrical additions in offices, delivering any off campus
- Temporary set-ups, and temporary
electrical hook-ups for special events such as Homecoming, Career Day,
Senior Day, Math Day and Band Day, etc. Delivery of tables, chairs,
or risers for special events.
- Hanging bulletin boards, message
boards, display cases, window blinds, pictures, plaques, etc.
- Building specialized furniture
for a department, such as bookshelves.
- Repair of mailboxes in UMAPS
(University Mailing & Printing Services department).
- Sound Tech for basketball,
football, softball games, special events, etc.
- Painting lines on athletic fields
The following non-chargeable
services require a Work Request submitted from the I-Service Desk (these services do not require your
FOAPAL). Some items below may need
immediate attention due to safety precautions, for these please follow up your
I-Service Request with a call to (785) 670-1149.
- Repairs or adjustments to
classroom equipment: student desks, manual pencil sharpeners, etc.
- Plumbing problems - trouble with
toilets, water fountains, clogged drains, without hot and/or cold water,
roof leaks, wet ceiling tiles, etc.
- Air conditioning and heating -
rooms or buildings too hot or too cold, units making unusual sounds.
- Carpentry - trouble with door
locks, door knobs, keys not working properly, doors not shutting or
windows not closing properly, windows needing weather proofing, etc.
- Electrical - light bulbs burnt
out, ballast needs replaced, ballast smelling (emits a burning smell
before needing replaced), handicap doors malfunctioning, elevators not
working properly, bell tower and/or classroom bells not ringing properly,
clocks showing wrong time, etc.
- Grounds - any slick spots during
cold weather, outside plants needing maintained (trimmed, watered),
hazardous sidewalks (breaking, splitting), schedule a pick up for a large
amount of recycling material or trash from offices, trash collection from
building dock/receiving areas, etc.
following services, please call Facilities Services main phone number, (785) 670-1149,
so a custodian can be notified. (These
few custodial duties are the only services that just need called in; all others
as stated above should begin with submitting a work request.)
custodial duties such as rooms need cleaned, floors need swept, trash needs
for large trash or recycling cans for temporary use in offices.