Flowers near Kravis Center

What We Do

  • Maintain the irrigation systems

  • Prune trees & shrubs

  • Weeding

  • Blowing hardscape areas

  • Prepare BBQs for parties

  • Planting the color pockets

  • Planting shrubs and trees as needed

  • Supervise roof repairs & outside lighting

  • Many cleaning activities

  • Maintain landscaping at the President's house and other offices

  • Parking lot maintenance

  • Apply herbicides, pesticides & growth regulators

  • Selected pest control for trees and shrubs

  • Set up for Commencement and other campus events

  • Line the athletic fields

  • Mow the remaining grassy areas

  • And much more!!!

Grounds keeping FAQs

Does the grounds department lend tools?
Tools are not available to students from the grounds department. However, we would be more than happy to let you borrow hoses, water keys or extension cords.

I'm hosting a patio barbecue. Help!
Let the grounds department know at x72885. Submit a work order 3 days in advance and we will clean the patio, the barbecue grills and make sure that they are in working order.

There is a malfunctioning sprinkler; what should I do?
Please submit a work order and give a specific location so that it can be promptly repaired.

How do I recycle?
Located near each garbage dumpster are blue recycling containers. Please deposit recyclable items ONLY. No garbage please.

Items that can be recycled are:
Aluminum cans
Paper and cardboard boxes
Plastic products
Note: These items should be clean and contain no food.