Custodial Services

Our Custodial Services Department is committed to providing you the best possible service.  Please contact our management team if you have any questions or comments.

Contact

Roy Castenada, Manager
T: 209-228-2739| E: rcastaneda7@ucmerced.edu
Luis Gutierrez, Supervisor
C: 209-201-6334| E: lgutierrez3@ucmerced.edu
Tou Xiong, Supervisor
C: 209-658-3863| E: txiong2@ucmerced.edu

Cleaning activities by 'type of space'. (Please note that Classrooms and public spaces are our top priority.)
 
Space:
Administrative - Empty waste containers, vacuum carpet & straighten furniture, dust flat surfaces & furniture, spot-clean carpets, spot-clean partitions, sweep or dust mop floors with 24" swivel, wet mop with microfiber mop & vents & blinds, as needed.
 
Classrooms - Empty waste containers, clean white boards & trays, vacuum carpet, straighten chairs, wet mop floors using micro fiber mop, dust flat surfaces with treated wet cloth, spot-clean walls, spot-clean carpet & vents, as needed.
 
Laboratory/Research Space - Empty waste containers, sweep or dust mop floors with 24" swivel, spot-clean wall & doors, wet mop with microfiber mop & vents, as needed.
 
Washrooms - Empty waste containers, clean/disinfect toilet bowls, clean/disinfect urinals, clean/disinfect sinks and countertops, clean mirrors, restock soap & paper products, sweep or dust mop floors with 24" swivel, wet mop/sanitize floors, clean partitions & doors, dust open flat surfaces, spot clean walls & vents, as needed.
 
When the Custodial team is short staffed, the cleaning schedule will be prioritized as follows;
1. Washrooms
2. Classrooms
3. Public areas
4. Laboratories
5. Offices
6. Projects (waxing, carpet cleaning, interior windows, etc.)
7. Detail cleaning & dusting
8. Exterior stairs
 
Custodial Services are available Monday-Friday .  
 
Additional services for events, Non-OMP support & projects are available through a recharge process.  Please submit an FM Help request with a valid FAU for rechargeable services.
Summer cleaning mode is focused on floor finishing, cleaning & detailed cleaning projects.  
(Frequencies will change during the summer months.)
 
If there are any additional inquires, comments or concerns please email Roy Castaneda.
 
Thank you for the opportunity to serve you better,
Facilities Management