Physical Plant

Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am – 4 pm
After Hours Emergency? Call Public Safety 717.560.8266
Located: Physical Plant is located behind the tennis courts towards the back of campus.


Maintenance Requests

  • Resident students should contact their RA to place a work request.
  • Dorm damages will be assessed on a case by case basis and the Housing Repair Guidelines will determine the appropriate fine associated with the damage.

Temperature Control Across Campus

Our Lancaster campus uses a LOT of energy throughout the year so, to try and become more energy efficient we have temperature set points.

These set points are as follows:

Nov. 1-Mar. 1575 Degrees
Mar. 16-Oct. 3170 Degrees
Margin+/-2 Degrees



Resident students that need cleaning supplies should contact their RA to complete a work request.

Our campus utilizes a two-part cleaning process. Our custodial team cleans corridors, public space, classrooms, labs, restrooms, elevators and stairwells. Students dorm rooms as well as well as all offices are cleaned by the occupants. Supplies are provided by our staff on a regular basis.

Our custodial staff works on three shifts:

  • 1st Shift: 7 am-12 pm
  • 2nd Shift: 12-5 pm
  • 3rd Shift: 8 pm -7 am

The majority of our staff is made up of student workers. (36 students, 3 full time staff)

Trash and Recycling

We are striving to be a "greener" campus. You can help us by recycling! Our disposal company provides us with red recycle bins, please place recyclables in them and place them in the large green recycle bins labeled for recycling.

Pest Control

Need to report a pest? Contact your RA who can place a work request through our online system.

Our contracted vendor is on campus once a week doing routine treatments to our buildings and grounds. Service calls are filled on an as needed basis.


Our grounds team is responsible for mainaining sidewalks, lawns, trees, gardens, leaf and snow removal.