FAQs

Facilities Management Frquently Asked Questions

How do I report a leaking faucet, toilet, or flood?

 
How do I request to move offices?

  • All office moves must be approved beforehand by the Space Committee. Start this process by filling out the online form found here:
  • Use this online form: New Hires and Relocation Request Form

 
How do I get an office for a new hire? Does this also apply to student workers or unpaid interns?

  • All office assignments must be approved beforehand by the Space Committee. Start this process by filling out the online form found here as early in the hiring process as possible:
  • Use this online form: New Hires and Relocation Request Form

 
How do I order keys for a new hire?

 
How do I get furniture for a new hire?

 
How do I get an ergonomic evaluation for my work space?

 
How do I request space for an event?

 
How do I request a bed to be re-lofted in the Res Halls?

 
How do I request an office remodel? New building?

  • There is an annual Capital Request Process, which has a deadline of November 30th each year to request larger building and remodel projects. Please contact Tom Polansky for more information at tpolansky@oxy.edu

 
How can I request a vehicle for rental?

 
How do I request a repair?

 
How do I get a replacement key made?

 
How do I request my office carpet to be cleaned?

 
How do I get treated for a bug infestation

 
Where do I get my packages:

  • Small go to Post Office in JSC
  • Large go to the Facilities Stockroom

 
Can I borrow an extension cord? A stepladder? A tool? A BBQ?

 
How do I become an authorized driver?

 
How do we add something to inventory?

 
WiFi issues:

 
What is the protocol for entering student rooms to perform maintenance work:

  • Generally, we need to give Res Life 24 hours notice prior to entry, unless it is an emergency situation.
  • Shutdowns: While we try to give as much notice as possible to avoid disruptions, in the case of an emergency there may unfortunately be little notice. We will communicate to the College community the type and anticipated duration of any shutdown.
  • Contractor access: If an area is occupied, then OXY staff will be alongside the contractor.

 
What is Oxy’s policy towards composting and other sustainability issues?