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SLU Custodial Services

Saint Louis University's Department of Custodial Services is responsible for providing cleaning and housekeeping services in all University-owned buildings, except those areas occupied by Food Services.

 Custodial services' staff is responsible for over 3.6 million cleanable square feet and is comprised of roughly 150 custodians, with a supervisor ratio of 1:16. The department has an average cleanliness rating of 4.2, out of a possible 5, from Sightlines. We affirm our commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainability as it pertains to cleaning and maintaining a clean and healthy environment by following our Green Cleaning Policy (PDF).

Our Services

To request custodial services, an FM:Interact work order request must be submitted.

Submit a Work Order

Housekeeping and Cleaning Services

Routine Services Periodic Services
  • Waste and recycling collection
  • Vacuuming, sweeping, dusting, mopping
  • Restroom care
  • Responding to service requests
  • Carpet cleaning
  • Floor buffing, stripping, refinishing
  • Space move cleaning
  • Upholstery cleaning
  • Window cleaning

If you have a custodial related need, please submit a service request through the FM:Interact work order system.

Event Services - Interior

Custodial Services assists University Event Services with pre-event setup and post-event cleanup. If event cleaning is needed,submit a service request through the FM:Interact work order system

To request tents, tables and chairs for outdoor events, please contact Event Services directly via email at or by calling 314-977-6338.