There are many guidelines and protocols that helps Facilities and Operations provide quality service to the campus community.  To help navigate the various guidelines, we have organized them into three main categories:

  • General Campus
  • Maintenance & Utilities
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General Campus Guidelines and Protocols

Air Quality/Mold Remediation Protocol

Facilities and Operations continually strives to ensure that all buildings are clean and healthy spaces to live, work, and play.  When there are areas of campus that experience water intrusion it can impact the space with mildew growth and affect the air quality.  The following guideline is in place for the campus community and Facilities...

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Campus Temperature Guidelines

Temperature control of campus spaces is an integral part of the Sustainability Plan for Franklin and Marshall College.  Standardizing temperature settings by season saves energy and money that can be reallocated to future energy upgrades and fund sustainability projects.

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Pest Management Guidelines

Facilities and Operations partners with J.C Ehrlich to alleviate pest issues on campus.  In many cases we are able to treat issues with use of chemicals.  However we have strong protocols in place to deal with invasive pests and bed bugs.

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Campus Snow Removal Guidelines

Snow instantly turns the campus into a winter wonderland!  However, anytime there is a snow event on campus, it is F&O's primary focus to ensure the safety of all faculty, staff, and students.  We have divided the campus into key areas and priortized snow removal plans around that priority, depth of snow, and timing of the storm. 

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Maintenance & Custodial Guidelines and Protocols


Campus Key Management Protocol

Campus safety is directly related to how well campus keys are safeguarded by members of the campus community.  This protocol addresses key safety, missing and lost keys, and how to request new or replacement keys. 

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DIY Space Modifications & Personal Upholstered Furniture on Campus

While we seek to help students and professional staff find a way to create a sense of home in their residential space and offices, we require faculty, staff and studentd limit that to decorations and  belongings that will not damage the facility. 

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Biohazard Cleaning Protocol

Custodial Services will respond 24 hours/7 days a week to all reports of bodily fluid and biohazards on campus.  Our goal is to react as quickly as possible to ensure a safe living and learning environment on campus.

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SWAT & Event Support Guidelines and Protocols

Audio Support Guidelines for Campus Sponsored Events

The audio support guidelines  outlines and defines locations on campus for which Facilities and Operations is responsible for providing audio equipment/personnel and explains procedures to be followed by an organization seeking such support.  

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Campus Storage

Franklin & Marshall College offers options for off-site student storage and short-term on-campus department storage.  As our campus continues to grow and evolve, the amount of storage on campus decreases.  Having a proactive plan for short and long term storage is essential.

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