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Facilities FAQs

What should I do if I notice a maintenance problem or emergency?

Visit the Request Center for information on reporting maintenance issues.

What should I do if I would like to have carpet replaced or walls painted?

Carpet replacement and wall painting are both available at a charge. Visit the Request Center to request a quote.

What should I do if I want to hang up a sign, picture, temporary sign or banner?

Visit the Request Center and enter a service request. 

Hanging flyers on billboards is not handled through Facilities, but must be approved through the SIL office.

Where is the campus lost and found?

The campus lost and found is at BUPD.

How do I get floors refinished, carpet cleaned, or windows washed? Is there a cost?

Yes, there will most likely be a cost. Visit the Request Center and submit a service request to have someone contact you and put together an estimate.

Why do custodians throw recycling materials in regular trash cans?

Butler utilizes a single stream recycle program which allows mixed recyclables (paper, cardboard, plastic and aluminum beverage containers) to be collected together and then sorted by the campus refuse hauler.

How do I check the status of a work request?

Visit the Request Center for instructions on checking the status of a service request.

Can I recycle my corrugated cardboard from home in the campus cardboard compactors?

Yes. There are two cardboard compactors on campus. One is at the Facilities Service Center and one is at the Atherton Union dock.