TheFacilities Maintenance and Operations Group has the responsibility for maintaining and repairing the physical facilities and mechanical systems of the university in a cost-effective manner.

In addition, the group provides construction services for departmental funded renovations and specially funded building and campus upgrades.Facilities Maintenance and Operations has a diversified staff representing various trades, as well as management staff for planning jobs and managing outside contractors.

Event Setup: Do I Have to Pay?

Charges for event support are dependent on the amount of personnel needed to support the event. If above normal staffing is required, charges are likely.

Facilities Maintenance and Operations Administration

Facilities Maintenance and Operations Management Administration Office


IUP recycling guidelines: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Custodial Services

Responsible for day-to-day upkeep of university buildings and event set ups

Non-Maintenance Facility Repairs

While maintenance workers do maintain most of the facilities on campus, there are certain equipment and services other departments maintain.


Maintenance of plumbing for seventy buildings

Paint Shop

This shop consists of one painter/plasterer, four painters, and one sign painter.

Mechanical Shop

Mechanical shop includes elevator maintenance.

Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning

Heating and cooling maintenance

Carpentry Shop

Carpentry and locksmith services


Maintenance of 240 acres of cultivated and uncultivated property owned by IUP

Electric Shop

Maintenance of campus electrical needs

Automotive Shop

Automotive services maintains, services, and repairs university-owned vehicles, equipment, and emergency generators.

Afternoon Shift

Maintenance for the repairs and emergencies which occur on the 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. shift