Facilities

Welcome to the Facilities Department Website

Our Mission

The Facilities Department provides services that are crucial to the education, research, & public service of the University's mission. We consistently strive to meet the diverse facilities-related needs of University students, faculty, staff, and visitors.

 What we do

  1. We maintain the campus buildings, utility infrastructure, streets & grounds.
  2. We coordinate & provide technical services for all campus construction, renovation & repair.
  3. We maintain archives & plans concerning the specifications & history of our buildings & grounds.
  4. We assist with campus special events through custodial, grounds, maintenance & craft related services as well as room make ready, event set-up, & electrical services.
  5. We coordinate pest control services, elevator maintenance, building environmental control, & outdoor landscape services.
  6. We provide a comprehensive on-line maintenance work request system for the submission of maintenance requests & online correspondence within the university community.
  7. We comply with 29 CFR 1910.1200 (b)(4)(ii)(iii) by providing Safety Data Sheets through MSDSonlineĀ® on our "Facilities Resources" page.
  8. We administer the campus recycling program.
  9. We provide for the recycling and/or disposal of e-wastes, universal wastes, hazardous wastes,  bio-medical wastes, scrap metals, & non regulated solid wastes in compliance with EPA and TCEQ regulations.

Our Campus Location

The Facilities Center is located on the westernmost end of Lot L. Our campus street address is: 2929A Gorman Drive.
We are designated as building # 27 on the UD campus map.

Standard Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 7:30 am to 4:00 pm

During the spring & fall semesters Custodial Services will have personnel on campus until 8:00 pm, & Technical Services will have a technician on duty until 7:00 pm. For requests after standard business hours see the "After Hours Requests" page.

 

News

Program Aims to Open UD Ethos to Wider Community

On Thursday, Sept. 26, several members of the university community gathered to celebrate the completion of Course II of the Studies in Catholic Faith and Culture program, the first component of UD's Liberal Learning for Life initiative. The course is titled "The Person: Tradition and History."

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The Idea of Our University

To found the famous Core curriculum of the University of Dallas, as an education "best for the individual," Donald and Louise Cowan looked to John Henry Newman's The Idea of a University. He unapologetically promotes the Western classics -- precisely because so few know our own culture well enough to appreciate the depth of any other.

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To Russia with UD: Faculty to Lead UD's First Tour of Russia

This summer, the University of Dallas invites students, alumni, faculty and staff to join its first-ever tour abroad of Russia, led by Professor of Physics Richard Olenick and Affiliate Instructor of Spanish, French and Italian Irina Rodriguez. From June 8 to June 16, 2020, Olenick and Rodriguez will guide participants through the cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg, taking them on a cultural and literary tour of the "Russian soul."

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