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Facilities

Facilities Services ensures that the planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of all university facilities and grounds support the academic, research, and administrative functions of the University.  

As stewards of a thirty-six acre campus with twenty buildings, the department provides innovative, efficient and cost-effective services that enhance and support the mission and goals of USciences. They do this by balancing financial and technical constraints with aesthetic and historical concerns.  

The Department treats every member of the university community with courtesy, dignity, respect and transparency.  Striving to be honest, positive and encouraging, the department:  

  • Creates and develops sustainability in staffing, policies and equipment
  • Is accountable for actions and good stewards of personnel and resources
  • Creates, promotes and maintains a safe and healthy campus environment
  • Drives and inspires change to continuously improve
  • Excels and exceeds customer expectations

Services provided by Facilities include:

Carpentry

  • Roofing
  • Building Envelope
  • Windows and Doors
  • Flooring
  • Signs

Custodial

  • Trash removal
  • Vacuuming of carpet
  • Mopping of non-carpeted floors
  • Dusting of clear desks and low furniture
  • High dusting of all items taller than normal arms length reach
  • Carpet shampooing
  • Bathroom cleaning and restocking of bathroom supplies
  • Flooring waxing of non-carpeted floors
  • Inside and outside window cleaning
  • Emergency cleanup as required for conditions not caused by deliberate actions or vandalism

Grounds

  • Regularly scheduled trash pickup
  • Snow removal
  • Grounds maintenance
  • Landscape maintenance
  • Project work as may be authorized within the operating and/or capital budgets

Locksmith

  • Operable locks
  • Door hardware
  • Appropriate keying
  • Project work as may be authorized within the operating and/or capital budgets

Moving

  • Normal Weekday Services
  • Delivery and pickup of regularly scheduled US Mail
  • Delivery and pickup of regularly scheduled campus mail
  • Delivery of UPS packages
  • Delivery of regularly scheduled office supplies
  • Small, internal department furniture re-arrangements

*Please keep in mind, Facilities will only move furniture that has been completely emptied (ie. files, office supplies, etc.). Facilities will provide moving boxes, however it is up to the department to pack their belongings.

Work Orders

To request a work order, please use the Schooldude portal.

Facilities Staff

Dennis Collins
Associate Vice President
dcollins2@usciences.edu 
215-596-8793

Craig Washington
Capital Projects Manager
c.washington@usciences.edu 
215-596-7384

Renee Siegel
Director of Environmental Health & Radiation Safety
215-596-8925
r.siegel@usciences.edu

Nate Long
Facilities Budget Coordinator
215-596-7388
nlong@usciences.edu 

Jay Doughtery
Utilities Supervisor 
jo.doughtery@usciences.edu 

Kevin Dillon
Chief Operating Engineer
k.dillon@usciences.edu 

Sebastian Brus
Small Projects Supervisor
sbrus@usciences.edu     

Contact Us

Main Facilities number:
215-596-8955
Office Fax: 215-895-1130
Work Order Requests:Schooldude
Emergency Work Orders,
after 5 p.m. and on weekends or holidays: 215-596-7000

Contact:

Dennis Collins
Associate Vice President

Office Location:

4140 Woodland Ave.

Mailing Address:

University of the Sciences
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495

Email:

dcollins2@usciences.edu