The Athletic Grounds
responsible for the routine and extensive maintenance of all athletic fields and designated
ground areas in support of all athletic events held on
campus throughout the year. In addition, the unit oversees the
work of outside service contractors performing special maintenance
services when necessary. Other responsibilities for this unit include
planning, installation, and maintenance of campus irrigation systems and
management of aquatic fountains.
unit is responsible for new plant installations and maintenance of all
campus grounds, including walkways, parking lots, roadways, interior
courtyards, lakes and ponds. The unit oversees an on site full service
landscape contractor, and also manages an in-house staff, which provides
plant setups for campus events, landscaping maintenance to various campus
locations, cares for interior landscaping plants, and is in charge of
all greenhouse operations. The unit also reviews and approves landscape
plans for new construction projects.