Our mission is to maintain and enhance the physical facilities and grounds of the university. We provide Southern with the designing, planning, construction, maintenance, and repair services for the university's buildings, grounds, and utility systems while providing the highest quality of service to the campus community. In order to do this, we solicit your help and suggestions for improvement. 

Eric Lessne
Associate Vice President for Capital Budgeting & Facilities Operations

Facilities News

What To Do In Case Of Emergency

Any disaster or unusual occurrence threatening life or property should be reported immediately to the University Police at extension 2-5375.

See: Emergency Preparedness at Southern

Reporting Problems With Facilities

Present the following information directed as indicated below:

  • Name and telephone number
  • A detailed description of the emergency
  • Name of the building or the address
  • Room number or specific location
  • Please call 26051 for pest control or elevator issues and do not put in a work order

7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday:

Call the Facilities Operations Dispatch Office at Extension 2-6051

After 2:00 p.m. on weekends and holidays to report emergency situations:

October 15 - April 30
Call the University Heating Plant at Extension 2-5498. It is staffed 24 hours each day.

May 1 - October 14
Call the University Police at Extension 2-5375.