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Buildings & Grounds Management

East Entrance Landscaping
UWF East Entrance Landscaping

The Department of Buildings and Grounds Management provides custodial, special events set-ups, moving, surplus property management, grounds maintenance, and selected landscape improvement services for the University's Education and General (E & G) physical facility spaces and landscaped/routinely mowed (non-timber) acres. Department responsibilities include recurring services required to keep buildings, landscaped grounds, Athletic Complex NCAA competition fields and multipurpose recreation fields in a safe operating condition and acceptable level of service aligned with resource availability. These services are non-chargeable.

Surplus property items in Building 95 warehouse are available for transfer to University departments at no cost. Warehouse doors are open Monday thru Friday, 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. Please feel free to stop in and take advantage of obtaining useful equipment, furniture, and more. Note: although a surplus property transfer is free of charge to UWF departments, one's Department/Index number will be needed for processing.

Vision, Mission & Core Values


Provide exceptional quality work and customer satisfaction to the overall University community. Provide building services and landscape services... right the first time, every time. 


Maintain an efficient environment that supports and enhances the University's mission within an atmosphere reflecting an image of excellence. Provide the highest degree of effective and efficient services possible... this is the sole purpose of our existence.

Core Values

  • Improve upon each unit's strengths using performance measurement indicators where applicable.
  • Benchmark peer support function departments to result with "best practice" services.
  • Create a "buck stops here" culture where each individual practices "I'm Responsible".
  • Focus on doing everything in a completely ethical manner and proving effective financial stewardship of the University's assets.
  • Customer service focused.... treat everyone as your customer.