List of Services

Find the service you need in our A-Z list below or search by departments within Facilities.

  • To ensure prompt service and maintain safety, please submit urgent and time-sensitive requests by phone. Call the Facilities Services Center at (212) 854-2222. 
  • To request a service online or track a work order, click here


Submit requests for equipment and singage installation or get a carpentry estimate.


Submit requests for renovation and woodworking services, including special events. This service is for academic and administrative departments only.

Custodial Services

Offices, labs, and classrooms are cleaned on a regular basis. Submit requests for upholstery or other special cleaning services.

Disposal & Waste Services

Services include the disposal of computers, printers, monitors and other electronic equipment.

Electrical Services

Services include the rewiring and installation of lighting fixtures and dedicated electrical outlets as well as the repair and maintenance of electrical appliances.

Elevator and Escalator Services

Submit requests for maintenance and repair of these systems.


Special event clean-up, furniture rental, and labor services for special event set-ups and breakdowns.


Submit requests for special groundskeeping services.

HVAC Services

Services include the basic repair and maintenance of Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC).


Information on University Apartment Housing and Off-Campus Housing Assistance.

Keys & Locks

Submit requests for room and building keys or lock changes.

Maintenance and Repairs

Submit requests for building maintenance and repairs.


Submit requests for painting services.


Information on parking for faculty and officers of administration at the Morningside Heights campus.

Pest control

Facilities staff arranges for the removal of pests in Columbia buildings and on campus.

Public Safety

Information on public safety services such as crime prevention and fire safety.


Facilities staff provides daily trash removal and recycling bins for offices and outdoor sites.

Renovations and Space Changes

Most renovations involve space planning review, design, and construction services. Facilities project managers develop concepts and hire architects, engineers, and builders for major projects.