Provide efficient, sustainable, and collaborative services to maintain campus infrastructure, support the campus community, and align with Valparaiso University’s core mission.
Responsiveness | Communication | Integrity | Respect | Teamwork
Welcome to the Facilities Management (FM) department. We provide support services for students, faculty, and staff in the areas of building services, landscape and grounds, maintenance services, capital planning and projects, and energy and sustainability. We hope this site helps you better understand our manner of operations.
Faculty/Staff Work Orders
FM uses an online work order system for non-emergency work orders called “SchoolDude”. Information on how to sign up and submit a work order can be found here.
Student Work Orders
Learn how to submit a work request for your dorm room!
Emergency Work Orders
The emergency work request hotline is to be used to report situations that require immediate attention. All other requests for repairs should be done via the online work request system.
Our team of housekeepers keeps academic and residential spaces clean and tidy by vacuuming, dusting, sweeping, and performing all cleaning duties on a daily basis.
Landscape and Grounds
Our team of landscapers maintains campus grounds, sidewalks, roads and parking lots; performs moves across campus and manages surplus; maintains athletic fields; and performs set-ups and tear-downs for certain events.
Our team of carpenters, electricians, plumbers, HVAC technicians, and locksmiths keep campus equipment and buildings functioning properly and safely for smooth day-to-day operations
Capital Planning and Projects
Our project team is in charge of any renovation, construction, or remodeling of spaces on campus. Projects can range in size from individual rooms/departments to entire buildings.
Energy and Sustainability
Our mission is to care for creation by spanning environmental stewardship through the university’s operations, academia, research, and service to balance todays and tomorrows economic, environmental, and social demands.
This section contains information regarding keys, chargeable services, pest control, and the FM work order system. The FM Office Team will gladly assist with any additional questions you have.