The primary goal of the Facilities Management Department is to provide the University with safe, reliable, quality service, while recognizing the role each employee has in the organization. Department staff aim to effectively maintain a safe, clean and attractive learning, working and living environment by using and developing all available resources. This ranges from effective communication with customers to practicing preventive maintenance. Through these efforts, Facilities Management strives to preserve and enhance the physical assets of UT.
1. Determine whether your work request is an emergency.
An emergency is any situation that threatens lives, could cause serious injuries or effects the scheduled operations of the buildings, equipment or utilities. Examples are: smoke, gas, or burning odors, no air conditioning, backed up drains, overflowing toilets or broken windows. All other work requests are considered routine and require a written work.
2. Contact Facilities Management.
Facilities Management office
hours are from 7 a.m. – 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. If you
have an emergency request, please contact your resident assistant on duty first. If
you are unable to contact your resident assistant during normal office hours, please
call (813) 253-6227 until midnight (12 a.m.) After midnight and weekends, call Campus Safety (813) 257-7777. For routine
requests, contact your department head, building supervisor or resident assistant. They will
assist you in generating a Work Order Request (forms are available at
the front desk of your residence hall and online). Place paper
forms in the work order boxes which are checked on a daily basis. Work
will be scheduled as soon as possible (availability of parts may impact
3. Continue communication with Facilities Management.
You will be notified after the work has been completed primarily via door
hangers. Please contact the Facilities Management office if there are
- Routine Maintenance: (813) 253-6227
- Non-Routine Maintenance: (813) 253-6227
Maintenance/Carpentry/Furniture Repair/Locks and
Keys/Painting/Roofing/Electrical/Plumbing/HVAC (Heating and Ventilation,
Emergency and Special Cleaning including: Carpet Cleaning/Floor
Cleaning/Stripping/Waxing/Support for Campus Events/Trash Removal
Landscaping/Street, Sidewalk, Parking Lot Maintenance/Tree Maintenance
Location: Thompson Building, PO Box 76F
Telephone: (813) 253-6227
Fax: (813) 258-7291