Departments

Building Maintenance

Performs maintenance on a variety of building components such as interior finishes, flooring, ceilings, structural, architectural and building exteriors. In addition, Building Maintenance is responsible for facility signage and organizes special event set-ups, furniture replacement and relocations, and issues keys.

Caretaking

In addition to basic cleaning services to classrooms, offices and common spaces, this department can also provide supplemental services for external events and post-construction clean up. Caretaking is also responsible for the campus recycling programs.

 

Security

Security Services strives to ensure that all visitors at U of L feel safe. Staff are trained to respond to medical emergencies and offer personal safety programs such as Safe Walk and Working Alone.

 

Sustainability

At the U of L, we have a vision of creating a greener campus that enhances student learning experiences and preserves the natural, unique landscape that surrounds the University campus.

 

Project Management Office

The PMO is responsible for the project management phase of campus construction and renovation projects. The department works with the Captial Projects and Architecture department to turn stakeholder requirements and requests into functional and programmable spaces.

 

Campus Planning and Architecture

CP+A is a distinct department within Facilities that engages in the management of all space resources of the institution. The department consists of architects, planners and related technical specialists.

 

Grounds

The Grounds department is responsible for developing and maintaining campus exteriors including landscaping, grounds cleanliness and signage. 

 

Infrastructure and Engineering

Responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of all the electrical and mechanical systems on campus.

 

Operations (Electrical, Mechanical, Utilities)

Responds to demand and emergency requests for all building mechanical and control systems. The department also completes preventive maintenance of all control and building environment systems, supervises work on major and minor projects on campus.

 

Destination Project

The University of Lethbridge completed a series of studies and planning exercises that clearly established strategic objectives for the University.  As a result of these studies, in 2011, the U of L confirmed the need to plan for significant new construction to support new, purpose-built teaching, research and campus infrastructure facilities, and to implement a major renewal of University Hall.