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Find the correct Building Deputy

A complete list of campus building deputies can be found on the Building Deputy webpage.

Report any routine building maintenance or custodial needs

To report any routine problems in a specific building during working hours, contact the building deputy. A complete list of campus building deputies can be found on the Building Deputy webpage.

Report a broken elevator

To report a broken elevator, contact the building deputy. A complete list of campus building deputies can be found on the Building Deputy webpage.

If a person is stuck in an elevator, however, contact the Work Request Center at (765) 494-9999 between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. and the Purdue Police Dispatch Center (their non-emergency phone number) at (765) 494-8221 during non-working hours.

Report a gas leak

After evacuating the building, call 911.

Obtain assistance with hazardous waste, industrial hygiene or environmental health

For an emergency situation, evacuate the area and call 911.

If you require general assistance with hazardous waste, contact Radiological and Environmental Management at (765) 494-6371. General information on regulatory compliance, training, consulting, emergency response and waste removal can be found on the Radiological and Environmental Management website.

Report a major flood, major power outage or person stuck in an elevator

Between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m., contact the Work Request Center at (765) 494-9999 to report a critical situation (such as a major flood, major power outage, or a person stuck in an elevator).

If a critical situation occurs between the hours of 4 p.m. and 7:30 a.m., contact the Purdue Police Dispatch Center (their non-emergency phone number) at (765) 494-8221.

Report a chilled water leak

Chilled water leaks should be reported to the Energy and Construction unit at (765) 494-5693.

Report a building or grounds hazard

Report any general building hazards (e.g. wet or slippery floors, broken elevators) to a building deputy. A complete list of campus building deputies can be found on the Building Deputy webpage.

Report any general grounds hazards (e.g. icy sidewalks, downed tree limbs) may be reported to the Grounds department at (765) 494-3087.

Arrange for the repair of a university vehicle

Transportation Services handles the repair and maintenance of university-owned vehicles. More information on their services and charges may be found on the Transportation Services webpage.

Obtain assistance with computers and electronic devices

To arrange for assistance with maintenance and upkeep of university-owned computers and electronic devices, contact ITaP Customer Service Center at (765) 494-4000.

Arrange for repairs in university housing

To report both minor and emergency repairs, visit the Fix My Home webpage on the Housing and Food Services website.

Request a temperature adjustment in your area or building

To request to have the temperature changed in an area of a building, contact the building deputy. A complete list of campus building deputies can be found on the Building Deputy webpage.

Request bug or pest control in your area

To request to have pest control services in a building, contact the building deputy. A complete list of campus building deputies can be found on the Building Deputy webpage. If the building deputy is not available, contact the Grounds department at (765) 494-3087.