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Facilities Department

What We Do

The Facilities Department of SUNY Plattsburgh is located on Sanborn Avenue. The department is responsible for the operation, maintenance and repair of all existing College facilities. These facilities include 42 buildings containing 2,078,785 square feet situated on a 265 acre campus; 2.1 miles of roadways, 9 miles of sidewalks, 536,895 square feet of parking lots, 3 miles of trails and 20 acres of athletic fields.

Services Provided

The following is a list of services provided by the Facilities Office and their respective descriptions.

Facilities, Design and Construction

Planning and coordination of construction and rehabilitation projects on campus.

Surplus Inventory/Physical Space Inventory

Maintains surplus inventory of equipment and vehicles located on campus as well as physical space inventory of all rooms on campus.

Janitorial Services

Janitorial services for academic and administrative building on campus. Services are performed when spaces are unoccupied in order to minimize interference with academic and residential activities. Special event coverage is scheduled on an as needed basis. Routine janitorial services such as washing and waxing floors, cleaning carpet, dusting, replacing lights and trash removal.


Routine maintenance of trees, shrubbery, laws, sidewalks, streets and parking lots as well as snow removal and ice control.

Moving Requests

Furniture and equipment moves should be approved and coordinated through the appropriate Dean or administrator, who in turn routes the written requests to the Facilities, Maintenance and Operations Office. All special requests should be given as much advance notice as possible.

Work Orders

All emergencies should be called directly to the Maintenance and Operations office at ext. 5044/5038/5016 between 7 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and ext. 5030 between 4:30 p.m. and 7 a.m. Monday through Friday and ext. 5030 on weekends and holidays, giving pertinent information as to the emergency and specific location of the problem. The service is available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.

A work order should be submitted electronically for interior and exterior repairs to buildings including painting, electrical, plumbing, upholstery services, etc.

Central Heating Plant

Operating and maintaining underground utilities and utilities within buildings. Supplying heat, air conditioning, hot water, ventilation and refrigeration services. Maintain the ice arena and the swimming pool. Monitor and supervise the fire alarm system.


Coordination of campus transportation services for faculty, staff and students. Campus garage maintains all fleet vehicles including vehicles used for the maintenance and janitorial services.


Operation of campus warehouse.

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