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Residential Living Services

DePauw University’s residential housing is progressive by class year with inclusive communities that encourage personal development and DePauw University’s liberal arts experience. Composed of residence halls, duplexes, and university owned apartments and houses, custodial services vary. All members of the community are expected to maintain a safe, clean, and healthy environment.

Residence Halls

Facility service providers provide general daily and annual cleaning to the common areas of the residence halls.  Individual living spaces such as dorm rooms are not cleaned by the facility services providers unless extreme circumstances warrant the request.  Below is the frequency schedule and type of cleaning performed by the facility service provider staff.

Residence Hall common areas DAILY SERVICES

  • Bulb replacement

  • Cleaning of hard surface flooring

  • Dusting

  • Interior window and door glass cleaning

  • Removal of trash and recyclables

  • Restroom disinfectant and cleaning

  • Vacuuming of common areas

Residence Hall Common Areas Yearly Services

  • Apartment Cleaning

  • Carpet shampooing

  • Cleaning of exterior windows

  • Deep cleaning and re-coat hard surface floors

  • Set up for Commencement and Alumni Reunion Weekend

University Owned Apartments and Housing / Duplexes

Custodial services are not offered in duplexes or university owned apartments and housing throughout the academic year.  Upon student check out, all facilities are cleaned thoroughly for the incoming summer students, summer conferences, and incoming class.