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About Facilities Management

The Office of Facilities Management is committed to enhancing the DePauw University campus, and  providing quality, professional services in a timely and safe environment.

Staff in the Office of Facilities Management are responsible for providing the following:

  • custodial services
  • repair and maintenance for exterior and interior buildings (including mechanical/electrical systems) 
  • maintenance of grounds and landscaping areas 
  • logistics for special events 

The Office of Facilities provides a variety of services to support the maintenance of the University’s buildings, grounds, and utilities. In addition to activities described above, the office manages major capital projects, for both renovation and new construction, when funded by the University. 


DePauw Facilities Management provides the physical environment that fosters a positive, life-long experience for the DePauw community through the extraordinary contributions of our valued people.

OUR vision

We will provide a great place to live, learn & work by creating a collaborative approach to our asset stewardship.  This will require a safe, diverse workplace that encourages the engagement of our people and emphasizes a performance based culture.  Continuous improvement, development & recognition of our people will ensure a team of distinction that delivers the success of our mission.


Comprehensive testing and inspection programs are in place to ensure University buildings and grounds remain safe and secure.

Facilities Management works closely with DePauw Police and outside agencies to meet all applicable State and local Fire and Building codes as well as ADA compliance.  Questions regarding building and grounds safety may be addressed by contacting the Environmental Health & Safety Director at 765-658-4239.

Important information regarding emergency procedures and inclement weather is available through the DePauw Police - 765-658-5555.