Divisions and Functions

Facilities Management is committed to providing the highest quality planning, services and maintenance necessary to support the University of St. Thomas' educational goals. This guide summarizes which division to contact for your service needs. For a more specific guide to Facilities Management services, go to the Quick Reference Guide.

Campus Scheduling Services

The Campus Scheduling Services team facilitates the scheduling of St. Thomas’ location resources for academic courses and internal meetings and events. Campus Scheduling Servcies is an Administrative Department thus available and processing reqeusts Monday - Friday 7:00 am - 5:00pm.

For more information please go to the Campus Scheduling Website. 


  • General carpentry
  • Furniture repair and restoration
  • Window repair
  • Door hardware repair

Questions about carpentry services may be directed to Facilities Management at 651-962-6530.

Central Receiving

  • Receiving and delivery of University purchases
  • Data entry in Banner
  • Return of office product merchandise
  • Warehouse inventory and management
  • On-campus and intra-campus moves

Questions about Central Receiving services may be directed to Bob Douglas at 962-6388.

Information and guidelines for receiving at St. Thomas may also be found at UST Central Receiving.

Current Construction Projects

March 2015

Current Construction Projects on the St. Paul Campus

MHC - Murray side, third floor renovation including the elevator lobby.  Expected completion date is May 1, 2015.

44C - Window replacement and interior work. Project will start March 15, 2015 with an estimated completion date of May 15, 2015.


Current Construction Projects on the Minneapolis Campus

None at this time


Upcoming Projects:

FDC Building - main entry door system will be removed, stone removed and then all reinstalled - Projected start date is June 1, 2015

                      This work will close down the main entry/sidewalk for approximately 4 weeks. The south parallel parking lane and part of the

                       east bound lane will be diverted. The east and west building entrances will be open.

AQU and Sitzman - exterior masonry restoration  -  Projected start date is May 1, 2015

Grand Avenue Monument - a new UST monument will be installed on the NW corner of Grand and Cretin  -  Projected start date is June 1, 2015

Waste Stream Compactor - a concrete slab and a new compactor will be installed in the area between FDC and APR  -  Projected start date is June 1, 2015

MCG and BIN - both buildings will be reroofed this summer.  Parking near these two buildings will be limited  -  Projected start date is July 1, 2015

57P - interior upgrades are planned  -  Projected start date is July 1, 2015

Dorms - various upgrades are planned for some of the dorms. Will update with dorm names and projects in the future  -  Projected start has yet TBD.


  • Routine, emergency, and special cleaning
  • Carpet cleaning
  • Classroom supplies
  • Floor cleaning, stripping, waxing
  • Lightbulb replacement
  • Support for campus events
  • Trash removal
  • Window cleaning

Questions about custodial services may be directed to Bob Guggisberg at 962-6531


  • Fire alarm maintenance
  • Electrical maintenance and repair

Questions about electrical services may be directed to Dan Hoffman at 962-6986

Environmental Safety

  • Fire safety
  • Fire extinguisher maintenance
  • Elevator maintenance
  • Employee Right to Know
  • Hazardous waste & HasMat disposal 
  • Safety Training

Questions about environmental safety services may be directed to Colin Brownlow at 962-6533


  • Lawn Care
  • Landscaping
  • Street, sidewalk, parking lot maintenance
  • Snow removal and road/sidewalk sanding
  • Support for campus events
  • Tree and shrub maintenance

Questions about grounds may be directed to Bob Reed at 962-6545.


  • Interior and exterior painting
  • Sheet rock repair
  • Wallpaper
  • Vinyl wall coatings

Questions about painting services may be directed to Facilities Mangement at 962-6530.


  • Paper
  • Newspaper
  • Cardboard
  • Confidential paper
  • Books
  • Magazines
  • Glass
  • Plastic
  • Metals
  • Electronics for recycling or reallocation
  • Furniture for recycling or reallocation

Questions about recycling services may be directed to Bob Douglas at 962-6388 or Paul Hietpas at 962-6387.
Web information about recycling at UST may be found at the UST Recycling Page.

University Vehicles

  • Vehicle maintenance

Questions about vehicle maintenance services for UST vehicles may be directed to Bob Reed at 962-6545.

Utilities and Energy Management

  • Energy conservation
  • Heating, ventilation, or air conditioning concerns
  • Plumbing
  • Support for campus events

Questions about utilities and energy management may be directed to David Clysdale at 962-6544.