The mission is to promote a safe and healthy environment for education and working through maintenance of the university's infrastructure, grounds, and housekeeping.
The responsibilities of Physical Plant Operations include maintaining 195 acres of landscape and 25 buildings, consisting of 777,641 square feet, the infrastructure of the main campus and satellite facility Lucy C. Huie Hall. Physical Plant Operations is dedicated to supporting the University’s core mission of education and enlightenment by ensuring the proper operation of the support functions of the University. The purpose is to preserve the assets of the University and to support the University’s Mission by providing project management, design input, estimating projects, bidding projects, construction administration and capital project planning.
Darren Thomas, CEM
Director of Physical Plant Operations
Department staff keeps all operating systems in proper working condition by having a detailed preventative maintenance plan, an ongoing deferred maintenance plan and responding to the repair needs of the campus community. Physical Plant Operations provides the following services:
First Shift: Monday-Friday, 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Second Shift: Monday-Friday, 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday, 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Staff is also available in the event of an emergency.
If after hours, call Public Safety at (678) 466-4050.
Cool Season: Monday-Friday, 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Warm Season: Monday-Friday, 6:30 am - 3:30 pm
Day Shift: Monday-Friday, 4:00 am - 1:00 pm
Night Shift: Sunday-Thursday, 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday, 7:30 am - 4:30 pm (Special Events/Requests)
Monday-Friday, 7:30 am - 4:30 pm