Dedicated staff, committed to supporting Bucknell University.

Facilities is a full service organization supporting Bucknell University by providing campus planning, construction, building and grounds maintenance and repairs, utilities, custodial services, trash pick-up and removal, recycling and motor pool maintenance, etc.

We manage and execute all Bucknell building and grounds related maintenance and repair work, as well as plan, manage and execute facility alteration, renovation and new construction projects on the campus.

Our administrative offices are located off of River Road next to Tustin Gymnasium in the Geiger Physical Plant Building.

Facilities is composed of a dedicated staff including custodians, laborers, vehicle and equipment mechanics, HVAC, utilities and controls technicians, electricians, electronics technicians, office assistants, project managers, CAD/drafting technicians, groundskeepers, plumbers, warehouse personnel, carpenters, power plant operators, locksmiths, trades technicians and apprentices and painters whose mission is to make the Bucknell campus an outstanding place to live, work and visit. For more about us and our services please check out the links above.

Making Bucknell an Outstanding Place to Live, Work and Visit


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How do I submit a work request?


Faculty and staff do not need to send memos or faxes to Facilities requesting completion of work. Except for emergency work requests, which you should call in, please e-mail work requests to pplant@bucknell.edu.

Recycling
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One of our missions is to protect human health and the environment through encouraging innovation in purchasing and waste processes, making recycling easy, and providing education that promote environmental stewardship. Learn more about recycling at Bucknell.

One of our missions is to protect human health and the environment through encouraging innovation in purchasing and waste processes, making recycling easy, and providing education that promote environmental stewardship. Learn more about recycling at Bucknell.

Recycling

Campus Master Plan

Bucknell's Campus Master Plan is guiding the University in constructing new buildings and spaces, conserving energy, managing water use and enhancing the landscape. Read more.

Plant
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Bucknell converted from coal fired boilers to a cogeneration plant in 1998. The cogeneration plant provides the campus with both heat (steam) and electricity year round. Learn more about our cogeneration plant.

Bucknell converted from coal fired boilers to a cogeneration plant in 1998. The cogeneration plant provides the campus with both heat (steam) and electricity year round. Learn more about our cogeneration plant.

Power Plant

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Facilities is the largest department on campus, totaling more than 200 staff members.

Did you know?

If you need to have a broken window fixed, a picture hung, a broken or leaking pipe repaired, a toilet unclogged, a room painted, a new key made, an electrical outlet replaced, heat or air conditioning turned on or off, a room cleaned, etc., contact Facilities. Facilities provides service for almost any type of repair or replacement.

Students can request work to be done in their rooms by completing the work order log, which is posted on the custodial closet or bulletin boards in each residence hall.

Going green is not a new issue with the Bucknell custodian staff.  They have been proactively investigating green cleaning options and systematically initiating the most economic, eco-friendly, and effective cleaning materials for over ten years.

Within the facilities organization are electricians, carpenters, locksmiths, painters, plumbers, groundskeepers, utility technicians, vehicle mechanics, custodians, co-generator power plant operators, warehouse personnel, trades technicians, computer aided designers, and clerical staff, as well as civil, electrical and mechanical engineers.

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