Building Services

Building Services provides cleaning services to Purdue University academic and administrative facilities on the West Lafayette campus. 


Current shop rates are listed online.


Our custodians provide cleaning services that include floor maintenance and general cleaning. They also refresh/restock restrooms daily, collect office/desk-side recycling twice a week, and collect all other trash and recycling daily. For a complete list of services, refer to the Building Services Standard Cleaning Frequencies.

Carpet Crew 

The Carpet Crew cleans wall and floor coverings as well as fabric wall dividers and upholstery upon request.

Event Scheduling

Building Services personnel assist with campus security by locking and unlocking specified interior and exterior doors at regularly scheduled times, seven days a week. Building lock and unlock times are established by building deputies. Classroom lock and unlock times are determined by Building Deputies in conjunction with the Registrar’s Office. Lock and unlock requests for events that fall outside of the standard schedule should be submitted to the facility's building deputy.

Light Bulbs

Custodians replace standard incandescent and fluorescent light bulbs in fixtures that are not higher than eight feet from the floor. Please contact your building deputy for lights higher than eight feet and those that require specialized bulbs or tools.

Snow Removal

Building Services removes snow from building entrances, ramps, steps and sidewalks immediately adjacent to buildings. Please contact Grounds regarding snow removal from loading docks, parking areas and main sidewalks.

Contact Building Services

Building occupants can submit non-emergency or general requests to

Emergency or time-sensitive issues should be reported by calling 765-494-7107, which is monitored by 24 hours per day.

Purdue University, 610 Purdue Mall, West Lafayette, IN, 47907, 765-494-4600

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