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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 strive to meet the 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  by providing Safety Data Sheet information through MSDSonline® on our "Facilities Resources" page.
  8. We administer the campus recycling program.
  9. We provide for the disposal and/or the recycling  of e-wastes, universal wastes, hazardous wastes,  medical wastes, scrap metals, & non regulated solid wastes in compliance with state and federal standards.

Our Campus Location

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

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

Sisters Serving UD: Sister Mary Angelica: A Thousandfold Back

It is no surprise that the University of Dallas, chartered by religious women, has had over 50 alumnae who have said “yes” to the call to religious life. In 1952, The Superior of the Western Province of the Sisters of St. Mary of Namur, Mother Theresa Weber, declared, "We need a Catholic co-educational college in this area!" On May 25, 1955, the Sisters officially received the charter for the University of Dallas. UD's first trustees were all religious women: Mother Theresa Weber, Sister Mildred Manning, Sister Mary Frances Connaughton, Sister Mary Byron, Sister Myrtl Owens and Sister Elizabeth Johnston.

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