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
Maintenance Services include, but are not limited to:
- Boiler and cooling tower treatment
- Boiler permits and emissions
- Door hardware and security
- Fire alarm systems
- Fire extinguisher service
- Gas and electrical problems
- Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning
- Hot water
- Indoor air quality
- Limited elevator service
- Limited kitchen equipment maintenance
- Septic water treatment
- Swimming pool water chemistry
- Water leaks
- Waterless urinals
Many University building systems are too large and complicated for current Facilities Management staff levels to maintain or are outside our area of expertise. Facilities Management establishes maintenance contracts for these services and arranges for the vendor/contractor to do the required repair/maintenance.
FM will make reasonable efforts to accommodate those individuals affected by service problems. However, it is important to recognize that there are situations that cannot be resolved quickly, and there will be disruptions in service from time to time.
Contracted services often include utility infrastructure systems, temperature control, heating and cooling systems, pest control, elevator maintenance, and fire alarm systems, among others.
Contractor Access to Campus Areas
All contractors must report to and sign out the appropriate keys from Facilities Management. Keys and contractor badges must be returned by the time the office closes.
Valparaiso University owns several properties that are rented as residential space. The Finance and Administration office manages the leases for these spaces.
Maintenance needs are reported via our Work Order system. For emergencies, please contact 219.464.6864.
After a tenant reports a maintenance need, Facilities Management arranges for FM Staff or a contractor to perform the service.