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Services Guide

The following is a non-exhaustive list of the services provided by the Whitworth Facilities Services Department. Unless otherwise indicated, please submit a work order or contact us at 509.777.3254 or to request any of these services.

Remodels, significant building improvements, change-of-use or other complex projects requiring estimates and/or additional levels of approval should be requested initially through the Facilities Services Project Request Form.

Although most minor repairs and building or campus infrastructure are operating costs of facilities services, some requests are considered department-specific; others require additional project funding. Please see our funding sources page for additional guidelines on what constitutes a department or project request.


  • Custodial services in all areas (except dorm rooms)
  • General building maintenance and repair
  • Electrical and lighting maintenance and installation
  • Plumbing maintenance and installation
  • Heating and air conditioning maintenance and installation
  • Furniture and equipment repairs (for replacement of office furniture, email
  • Carpet cleaning, repair and replacement
  • Lock repair and installation
  • Painting
  • Nameplates and wall signage (submit an order request)


  • Lawncare and irrigation (see Activity Areas Map for event support)
  • Snow and ice removal
  • Campus wayfinding and road signage
  • Forestry management
  • Road, parking lot and sidewalk maintenance
  • Waste collection


Services NOT provided by Facilities Services

  • Security services including safe rides and unlocks (call 509.777.4444)
  • Vehicle registration for on-campus parking (register online or email with questions)
  • Parking & traffic enforcement is handled by security (see the Campus Vehicle Policy or appeal a citation)
  • Information systems and instructional technology support (create a job ticket by emailing the help desk or by calling 509.777.3911)
  • Residence hall furniture & mattress replacement or special requests (contact your RD or the housing office)
  • I.D. photos (visit student life, upstairs in the HUB - call 509.777.3271 to schedule)
  • I.D. card access for buildings and rooms with card readers (request via the System Access Request Form)
  • Cozzetto's Laundry Service maintenance (report issues to facilities services)
  • Vending machines (report issues with Pepsi machines to Jennifer Toulouse-Lee in athletics)
  • Conference and event scheduling (contact conference services)