Facilities Operations offers comprehensive services to Drew University including a full range of building trades services which are responsible for routine maintenance and minor alterations, custodial, grounds maintenance, locksmith, moving and setup services. All services are provided to the extent permitted by the Community authorized budget and project funds. For work beyond that which has been budgeted, a departmental charge may be incurred.

Mechanical, Plumbing, Electrical, and Fire Safety Systems

  • Heating
  • Ventilation
  • Plumbing
  • Electrical
  • Fire Safety Systems

Carpentry and Signage

  • Roofing
  • Shell
  • Windows and doors
  • Flooring
  • Signs


  • Trash removal
  • Vacuuming of carpet
  • Mopping of non-carpeted floors
  • Dusting of desks and low furniture
  • High dusting of all items taller than normal arms length reach
  • Carpet shampooing
  • Bathroom cleaning and restocking of bathroom supplies
  • Waxing of non-carpeted floors
  • Dusting of curtains and blinds
  • Inside and outside window cleaning
  • Emergency cleanup as required for conditions not caused by deliberate actions of vandalism
  • Custodial services are provided on a limited basis to the main public buildings such as the Forum, University Commons, and University Center


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


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


  • Event related sevices are coordianted by Housing, Conferences and Hospitality.  Please contact this department at 973-408-3103 for assistance.


Normal Weekday Services:

  • Delivery of UPS packages
  • Delivery of regularly scheduled office supplies
  • Delivery services to the campus for Drew Purchasing
  • Small, internal department furniture re-arrangements

Mail Services

  • Ext. 3601 / Pepin hours: 8am-5:30pm Mon-Fri / Commons hours: 9am-5pm Mon-Fri
  • Delivery/pickup of USPS mail and packages
  • Delivery of USPS mail to campus buildings
  • Pickup of outgoing USPS/inter-office mail

Receiving/Signs Dept.

  • Ext. 3895 / Hours: 8am-5:30pm Mon-Fri
  • Delivery of UPS and FED EX packages
  • Delivery of office supplies
  • Installation of campus signs

Copy Services

  • Ext. 3240 / Hours: 9am-6pm Mon-Fri

Chargeback Policy

The overall purpose of the policy is to equitably allocate departmental resources to the Drew community. The authorized Facilities Operations budget provides the Drew Community with a great deal of service. However, the approved budget and staffing levels can only provide a certain level of service, after which additional costs will be incurred. It only becomes necessary to charge the user or requestor when the level of service required exceeds that for which staffing and budgets allow. The charge is not meant to penalize, but rather to fund planned and budgeted work which is not being accomplished in deference to a special request.

The cost for chargeback services has been established as $25.00/man-hour for straight time for all services (custodial work, moves, setups, electrical, plumbing, carpentry, etc). Overtime rates have been established at $36.00/man-hour with a minimum two-hour charge per person when the work is contiguous with a regular shift or a four-hour minimum to bring someone in during off-hours. These costs reflect the actual, average cost for the work being performed – the rates do not include a profit or markup.