We vacuum carpets on a regular basis, and perform more intensive cleaning, called extracting, as needed. We do not clean decorative and area rugs, which are usually maintained by individual departments.

Reporting problems

Carpet cleaning is a routine service and does not require a service request. However, if you notice an urgent problem in a University building, please call our customer service center.


Standard carpet cleaning is provided at no cost to you. Carpets soiled due to events, or as a result of carelessness, may result in a charge. Cleaning required outside of normal business hours may result in overtime charges.

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Did you know?

  • During move in and move out, Facilities provides the large orange carts students use to move their belongings across campus. Two smaller carts are available on a first-come-first-served basis in the Facilities Customer Service Center, in the MacMillan Building.