Facilities Management

The Department of Facilities Management at USC Upstate is responsible for developing and maintaining all University facilities in an effort to support the goals and mission of the institution by fostering a quality learning environment. We provide services to maintain University facilities and grounds in a safe, attractive and energy-efficient manner. Our goal is to maintain the campus to a high standard of excellence.

Our Mission

Through the efforts of more than 70 dedicated employees, our department maintains over 1 million square feet of building space, parking lots, athletic facilities and about 330 acres of grounds. We maintain the University's major utility systems including electrical, street lighting, hot and chilled water, potable water and sewer. We are responsible for capital project development, housekeeping services, recycling, building and grounds maintenance and utility services.

On our webpages, you will find information about our organization, access to the services we offer, policies and procedures that govern facilities design, construction and operation.

Contact Us

If you have any feedback, questions, or concerns, we encourage you to contact us at 864-503-5500. We will pass these messages onto the appropriate individuals.

Services

Facilities Management services include:

  • Maintenance
    The USC Upstate maintenance team is dedicated to completing all maintenance in a timely and efficient manner. Our team strives to meet your expectations when performing planned or unplanned maintenance services.
  • Housekeeping
    The housekeeping team is committed to making your learning space as comfortable, clean, safe and attractive as possible. Housekeeping staff members strive for and provide excellence in everything that they do.
  • Landscape Services
    The landscaping team provides a variety of grounds services, including planting and upkeep of greenery, maintenance of parking areas, yard waste, recycling services and more.
Resources

Forms

Please make all maintenance requests through your assigned department representative via our online forms:

Housekeeping

Housekeeping at USC Upstate is committed to making the University as comfortable, clean, safe and attractive as possible. University housekeeping staff members strive for and provide excellence in everything they do. In addition to housekeeping services, they also offer sustainable cleaning information, secure document shredding and recycling services.

Please make all housekeeping requests through your assigned department representative via our online form.

Hours:
Monday - Friday:
5:30 a.m. - 1:40 p.m.
4:00 p.m.- 12:00 a.m.

staff

Bruce Suddeth
Building and Landscape Services Director
864-503-5514

Paul Schmidt
Custodial Services
864-503-5036

John Wiles
First Shift Supervisor
864-503-5518

Zachary Zieke
Second Shift Supervisor
864-503-5642

Affiliations

International Executive Housekeepers Association LogoISSA Logo

Maintenance

The USC Upstate maintenance team is dedicated to completing all maintenance in a timely and efficient manner. Our team strives to meet your expectations when performing planned or unplanned maintenance services.

Please make all maintenance requests through your assigned department representative via our online form.

Staff

Kent Orr, CEM
Operational Services
864-503-5539

Capital Projects

This page contains information about ongoing and future projects planned to enhance the University's environment. Contact Cody Godfrey at 864-503-5512 for more information.

  • Restroom upgrades in Humanities and Performing Arts Center, College of Arts & Sciences Building and the library
  • Baseball drainage system installation
  • Mechanical upgrades in Hicks Visual Arts Center
  • Smith lab lighting replacement
  • Flooring and furniture replacement in various spaces on campus
  • New flooring and wall finishes in Rampey
  • Smith Circle asphalt repaving
  • Replace Health Education Complex wellness swimming pool heater
  • New generator at the Hodge
Staff

FredScottFred Scott
Director
Facilities Management
864-503-5538

 

KentOrrKent Orr, CEM
Operational Services
864-503-5539

 

 

BruceSuddethBruce Suddeth
Building and Landscaping Services
864-503-5514

 

 

PatMossPat Moss
Administrative Assistant
864-503-5500