Caretaking Services Mission Statement

The University of Lethbridge Caretaking Services supports the philosophy of the University and its commitment to the advancement of higher learning. Our mission is to provide clean, safe and attractive facilities for the benefit of students, faculty, staff and the community at large, and to accomplish this mission in a professional manner through teamwork, training and technology.


Caretaking Services strives to maintain a standard of cleanliness conducive to an institute of higher learning (APPA). It is one of many departments within the Department of Facilities which is responsible for keeping the campus running smoothly and looking its best.

Our aim is to deliver quality service, ensuring that a clean, healthy, comfortable and satisfying environment for

  • Students
  • Visitors
  • Facility users
  • Faculty & Staff

The Caretaking department is made up of about 51 part time and full time employees with ability to respond to the ever-growing number of activities that have extreme functional contrasts and cleaning requirements.

Routine Custodial Coverage Hours of Operation

Day Shift 1 1:30am - 5:30am

Monday – Friday

Day Shift 2

4am - 7:45am

Monday – Friday

Day Shift 3

5am – 8:45am

Monday – Friday

Day Shift 4

5am - 1:00pm

Monday - Friday

Afternoon Shift 1

12:45pm - 4:30pm

Monday - Friday

Afternoon Shift 2

3pm– 11pm

Monday – Friday

Evening Shift

4pm – 12am

Wednesday - Sunday

Weekend Shift

4 a.m. – 12pm

Saturday, Sunday, Stat Holidays

Afternoon Weekend Shift

4pm - 12am Wednesday - Sunday

If additional caretaking coverage is needed, or if cleaning standards are not met, please contact the Service Desk at 403-329-2602 or after 4:30pm Security 403-329-2345.