Maintenance and Operations

The Maintenance Budget

Facilitiy Services is budgeted to operate, repair and maintain state facilities and infrastructure on campus. This does not include Auxillary operated buildings (ASI, Corporation). Overall budget is approximately $5.50 / sq. ft.

Maintenance funding goes to:

  • Custodial
  • Landscaping
  • Event Support (limited)
  • Utilities, purchase, supply & distribution
  • Surplus Property Removal
  • Administration
  • Recycling
  • Building Maintenance
  • Campus Roads, Sidewalks, and other hardscape.


Except for maintenance, upgrade and renovation projects are typicaly funded by the requesting department. Click here for addition information.

Building Maintenance is comprised of three parts:

  • Response to trouble calls - call 805-756-5555 or e-mail
  • Scheduled and preventative maintenance.
  • Replacement of systems that have failed or reached the end of their life span.

The backlog of systems needing repair or replacement is calculated at $100 million. We are able to dedicate $2 million annuallytowards this backlog. Deans and Department Heads receive annual request for input on their highest priority maintenance needs.


For maintenance or project assistance either submit a Service Request, call the Facilities Help Desk at 805-756-5555 or E-mail: