Services We Provide | University Facilities Management | Kent State University

Services We Provide

UFM Services

University Facilities Management provides the following services to the university:

  • Grounds
    The Grounds crews at the Kent Campus maintain five formal gardens, over 950 acres of land, and plant over 5,000 annuals each spring. We take immense pride in the beautification of our campus and realize the importance of a clean, healthy, and safe environment.
  • Structures
    The Structures crews are comprised of carpenters, painters, glaziers, masons and locksmiths tasked with the maintenance of interior and exterior structures throughout Kent Campus.
  • Custodial
    Normal responsibilities include trash and recycling removal, carpet and hard surface floor care, chalkboard and whiteboard cleaning, restroom cleaning and sanitation, maintaining product stock in restroom dispensers, general dusting, cleaning and sanitizing water fountains, door glass and restroom mirror cleaning, and classroom furniture resetting.
  • Electrical & Mechanical Trades
    The electric department provides students, faculty and staff with a well illuminated and safe campus, as well as maintaining and servicing the main electrical distribution systems serving all academic, residence service and auxiliary buildings.
  • Preventative Maintenance
    The All Campus Preventative Maintenance (ACPM) department provides daily preventative maintenance on building equipment in academic buildings and residence halls on a 24/7 basis. The ACPM crew is also dispatched to handle any maintenance requests or emergencies during after hours, on holidays and weekends.
  • Moving and Delivery
    The Receiving and Distribution team provides assistance with a variety of moving and delivery services, including relocation of offices and departments, pick up and delivery of surplus furniture and equipment and residence hall furniture inventory and redistribution.
  • Business and Supply
    Business and Supply ensures accountability for all aspects of the budget, inventory control, and the purchasing process, as well as handling accounting and billing procedures for University Facilities Management.