Standard & Supplementary Services

Caretaking – Standard Supplies and Services

Supplies are defined as all cleaning chemicals required to clean facility space, and all paper products (example: toilet paper, paper towels and hand soap) for washrooms and departmental common spaces that are supplied at no charge. Standard cleaning service is defined as work required to provide basic cleaning services to University campus facilities. Standard cleaning services are supplied, at no charge, to: classrooms, instructional labs and studios (student related), research labs and studios (research related), offices, and common areas.

Caretaking – Supplementary Supplies

Caretaking Services does not receive funding for labour or materials to supply instructional labs and studios or research labs and studios with supplementary supplies consumed in the delivery of their program or service, such as laboratory studio instruction materials. Supplementary Supplies are provided, at no charge, for classrooms, offices and common areas. 

Caretaking – Supplementary Services

This is defined as any extra cleaning service required to maintain University cleaning standards. External events and post construction clean–ups require Supplementary Services and are charged for labour and materials. Areas not charged for Supplementary Services include: classrooms, offices, common areas, instructional and research labs and studios. 

Students’ Union Building (governed by Students’ Union Building Agreement) 

The following areas in Students’ Union Building (SUB) receive Standard Supplies and Service at no charge: University space (such as the Registrars’ Office area), Student’s Union space (including Union offices), and shared areas (The Zoo and dining room lounge). 

Supplementary Supplies and Services are provided at no charge to the above with the exception of SUB shared space to which the University Facilities - Use and Rental Policy applies. 

Areas that are charged for Standard Supplies and Services and Supplementary Supplies and Services include: SUB commercial space, SUB food court/common area space, and SUB Ballrooms for external events only.

Ancillary Services 

Supplementary Supplies and Supplementary Services for Ancillary Services are charged as indicated below: 

Central/Main Administrative offices - considered University space. Standard Supplies and Services are provided at no charge. Supplementary Supplies and Services are covered by the Ancillary Services Lease Agreement. 

Food Services - Standard Supplies and Services are not provided. Supplementary Services and Supplies are charged for. 

Housing Services and all areas including Conference Services - Standard Supplies and Service and Supplementary Supplies are not provided. Supplementary Services is charged for. 

Printing Services/Copy Centre - All Caretaking services supplied are covered by the Ancillary Services Lease Agreement. 

Bookstore - Standard Supplies and Services and Supplementary Supplies are not provided. Supplementary cleaning is charged for.