Grounds Services

Grounds Services are responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of outdoor spaces of the campus. Our mission is to provide a safe, attractive, well-maintained environment to support the University's drive for excellence. Through effective planning, management, and teamwork, we will strive to make continuous improvements and meet the expectations of our stakeholders, students, faculty, staff, and visitors.

Services offered:

Funded by Grounds

  • Snow/Ice Removal
  • Litter & Rubbish Removal
  • Dumpster Services
  • Landscape Maintenance
  • Lawn Maintenance
  • Tree & Shrub Maintenance & Removal
  • Irrigation System Maintenance
  • Fertilization & Weed Control
  • Minor Pavement Repairs

Funded by Requesting Department

  • Furniture Moves - PLEASE NOTE: Grounds will no longer handle furniture moves.  Please click here for information regarding the new process.
  • Event Support
  • Pressure Washing Services
  • Light Landscape Renovations
  • Roll-Off Dumpsters

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Steven Gilsdorf
Steven Gilsdorf

Senior Director
Facilities Operations and Maintenance - Soft Services
(313) 577-1831

Mike Bernal
Mike Bernal

Associate Director, Grounds Services
(313) 577-6265



Carla Crawford
Carla Crawford

Landscape Supervisor


Raymond Lindenmuth
Raymond Lindenmuth

Landscape Supervisor