Supplemental (Chargeable) Custodial Services

The following are examples of supplementary custodial services available to requesting departments. Most of these services can be incorporated into a routine maintenance program. This list is not exhaustive; many other detail cleaning services are also available.

  • Stripping and refinishing vinyl tile flooring.
  • Shampooing carpeting.
  • Machine scrubbing of lavatory flooring.
  • Wall washing.
  • Polishing furniture, cabinets, and walls.
  • Interior window cleaning.
  • Breaking down cardboard boxes.
  • "One-time" cleaning (e.g., spring cleaning).
  • "Pre-event" cleaning (e.g., carpet shampooing, window washing, vinyl floor scrubbing and buffing, etc.).
  • "During-event" services (e.g., coat checking, restroom and corridor cleaning).
  • "Post-event" cleaning (clean-ups following parties, receptions, catered events, etc.).

Estimates are available for supplemental custodial services. Please contact your Departmental Administrator or Office Manager to arrange for an estimate or supplementary service.

All supplemental custodial services are chargeable to the requesting department, and are based on an hourly rate.

Need Help? Contact Facilities Management

212-305-Help (4357), select 'Option 3'
Monday-Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
All other times, call Public Safety at
305-8100 for routine matters or
305-7979 for an on-campus emergency.

Facilities Operations

650 West 168th Street
Black Building, Room B-02
New York, NY 10032
Tel: 212-305-4357 (Option 3)
Fax: (212) 305-1026

Parking Office

650 West 168th Street
Black Building
New York, NY 10032
Tel: 212-305-4357 (Option 7)
Fax: 212-305-1026

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Housing Services

50 Haven Avenue
Bard Hall, 1st Floor
New York, NY 10032
Tel: 212-304-7000
or 212-305-4357 (Option 2)


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