Courtesy Services

Courtesy Cleaning Services

All campus facilities have a set schedule of what is cleaned daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly. Custodial Services also offers add-on services on a recharge basis. If you are interested in add-on services, see services and rates here. See below for specific courtesy services provided. 

  • Classrooms
  • Daily
    - Trash bins are emptied

    - Chalkboard/chalk trays are cleaned
    - Large debris is removed
    - Tile is dust-mopped or the carpets are vacuumed
    - Minor stains are spot-cleaned
    - Large debris is removed from chairs
    The instructor's table and lectern are cleaned
    Chairs are placed back in position
    - Chalk is replenished and erasers cleaned or replaced as needed

    Weekly

    - Door frames and light switches are cleaned
    - Recycling containers are checked, wiped down, and emptied

    Monthly

    - All areas of the room are dusted: HVAC vents, window sills, baseboards, and fixtures

    Yearly
    - Chalkboards and whiteboards are washed

    What to expect
    Carpet and tile are clean but may be worn in high-traffic areas. Certain carpet and/or tile stains will remain if we are not able to remove them with spot cleaning techniques. Between weekly and/or monthly surface cleanings, dust build-up and fingerprints will be noticeable.

  • Conference Rooms

  • Daily
    - Trash bins are emptied
    Large debris is removed
    Tile is dust-mopped or the carpets are vacuumed
    Tabletops are wiped down
    Large debris is removed from chairs
    Chairs are placed back in position

    Weekly
    - Door frames and light switches are cleaned
    Recycling containers are checked and emptied
    Minor stains are spot cleaned

    Monthly
    - All areas of the room are dusted: HVAC vents, window sills, baseboards, and fixtures

    Yearly
    - Chalkboards and whiteboards are washed

    What to expect
    Carpet and tile are clean but may be worn in high-traffic areas. Certain carpet and/or tile stains will remain if we are not able to remove them with spot cleaning techniques. Between weekly and/or monthly surface cleanings, dust build-up and fingerprints will be noticeable.

  • Halls & Lobbies

  • Daily
    - Trash bins are emptied
    Large debris is removed
    Tile is dust-mopped or the carpets are vacuumed
    - Minor stains are spot-cleaned
    - Main lobby entry doors are cleaned
    - Drinking fountains are cleaned with disinfectant
    - Recycling containers are checked and emptied
    - Furniture is placed into its original position

    Weekly
    - Door frames and light switches are cleaned
    - Recycling containers are wiped down

    Monthly
    - All areas of the room are dusted: HVAC vents, window sills, baseboards, and fixtures

    Yearly
    - Floors are stripped and waxed once a year in main lobbies and hallways (first floor only)

    What to Expect
    Carpet and tile are clean but may be worn in high-traffic areas. Certain carpet and/or tile stains will remain if we are not able to remove them with spot cleaning techniques. Between weekly and/or monthly surface cleanings, dust build-up and fingerprints will be noticeable.

  • Laboratories

  • Daily
    - Trash bins are emptied; recycling bins are checked and emptied when half-full or more
    The floors are dust-mopped and stains are spot-cleaned with a wet mop
    The furniture is returned to its proper position.

    What to Expect
    The floor is dusted, but stains that cannot be spot-cleaned may remain. Dirt build-up may be present around the floorboards and room corners. Occupants are responsible for cleaning their own desks and other surfaces.

  • Offices

  • Weekly
    - Trash bins are emptied; recycling bins are checked and emptied when half-full or more
    The floors are dust-mopped and stains are spot-cleaned with a wet mop
    The furniture is returned to its proper position

    What to expect
    Offices are on a less rigorous schedule because they typically receive the least traffic. Occupants are responsible for cleaning their own desks and other surfaces. Floors are dusted, but stains that cannot be spot-cleaned will remain. Dirt build-up may be present around the floorboards and room corners.

  • Restrooms

  • Daily
    - Trash bins and receptacles are emptied
    Dispensers are checked and restocked as needed
    Tile is dust-mopped, sprayed with disinfectant, then mopped thoroughly
    All surfaces are sprayed with disinfectant and scrubbed

    Monthly
    - All areas of the room are dusted: HVAC vents, window sills, baseboards, and fixtures

    Yearly
    - Walls are washed
    Floors are scrubbed or stripped

    What to expect
    All lights should functional. Soap dispensers, paper towel dispensers, faucets, door, and stall handles, and other bathroom fixtures are cleaned. All supplies are stocked. Toilets, sinks, and floors are all cleaned and disinfected.

  • Stairways

  • Weekly
    - All tiled stairs are swept; carpeted stairs are vacuumed
    - Minor stains are spot-cleaned
    - All rails and other level surfaces are dusted


    Monthly
    - All areas of the stairwell are dusted including HVAC vents, window sills, baseboards, and fixtures
    - Cobwebs removed


    What to expect
    Carpet and tile are clean but may be worn in high-traffic areas. Certain carpet and/or tile stains will remain if we are not able to remove them with spot cleaning techniques. Between weekly and/or monthly surface cleanings, dust build-up and fingerprints may noticeable.