For more information about one of our services, click on one of the items below:
|Before using any of the department's services, a FAMIS work order request must be placed. The "Service Request" button to the right links directly to the login screen for FAMIS.|
Grounds Services provides turf maintenance to all athletic/intramural fields throughout campus. Currently, there are four (4) Division 1 natural grass athletic fields; one (1) natural grass and one (1) SprinturfTM field for intramural activities.
If you encounter an issue related to athletic/intramural field maintenance, please submit a service request through the FAMIS work order system.
Grounds Services is responsible for all hardscape maintenance related to parking lots/structures, concrete walks, paver areas and retaining walls. Maintenance may include repair and/or replacement of areas damaged by accident, weather or lifespan of the hardscape element.
If you encounter an issue related to hardscape maintenance, please submit a service request through the FAMIS work order system. Select "Work Request for Grounds Services", then "General", choosing which option is necessary: pot hole repair, road/parking lot/sidewalk repair, stairwell or glass clean up.
Grounds Services is responsible for irrigation system maintenance on campus. SLU utilizes RainBird's Maxicom 2 multi-site central controls system on campus for irrigation. All turf zones are separated from shrub/perennial zones in order to eliminate unnecessary and wasteful watering.
If you encounter an issue related to the irrigation system, please submit a service request through the FAMIS work order system. Select "Work Request for Grounds Services", then "Irrigation", submitting once the issue is specified.
All routine horticultural related services throughout campus are delivered by the in-house grounds crew. Horticultural services include turf, perennial and annual flower design, installation and maintenance. Services also included are tree planting, pruning and removal. Additional information on the management of trees on campus can be found in the SLU Tree Care Plan.
If you have a landscape related need, please submit a service request through the FAMIS work order system.
Grounds Services provides limited exterior pest management services such as the removal of dead animals including birds, bats, squirrels, rabbits, fish and possums.
If you encounter a dead animal please submit a service request through the FAMIS work order system.
The Saint Louis University grounds crew works diligently to ensure that the walkways and thoroughfares on campus are clear and safe during inclement weather episodes. Additional information can be found in the Grounds department's Snow & Ice Removal Policy.
If you are in need of assistance relating to snow or ice removal, please submit a service request through the FAMIS work order system.
SLU is part of the single-stream recycling program. At SLU you can recycle paper, cardboard, metal, plastic, and glass materials in single-stream receptacles. Pairs of blue Recycling receptacles and black Landfill containers can be found outdoors on all St. Louis campuses and are maintained by Grounds Services.
If you encounter a container that needs to be emptied or requires maintenance, please submit a service request through the FAMIS work order system. You may also use the red button at the top to place a FAMIS service request. Choose "Work Request for Grounds Services", then select "General", "Trash/Recycling Overflowing" to report either a landfill or recycling receptacle service.
For comprehensive information about the recycling options available on campus, please visit recycling.slu.edu