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    Did you know?

    We receive and respond to over 30,000 service requests each year, and we have maintenance personnel on call 365 days per year 24 hours per day.

  • Did you know?

    We maintain and operate over 5 miles of underground steam lines and 3 miles of chilled water piping and are responsible for Digsafe requests on the university campus.

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    Did you know?

    Our roofing crew inspects and maintains a large variety of roofing types including slate, asphalt, standing seam, cedar shingle, glass, PVC, clay tile and EPDM membrane.

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    Did you know?

    We maintain over 450 acres of grounds, care for 2,500 trees and maintain over 15 miles of sidewalks.

For Maintenance Emergencies (e.g., floods, power outages)
Call Service Operations Support (802) 656-2560 and press "1"

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Covid Safety Guidelines for All Facilities Personnel

The Physical Plant Department (PPD) performs critical and vital maintenance and upkeep of all building, mechanical, and utilities systems and infrastructure and grounds of the University campus. The department maintains over 6.0 million square feet of facilities ranging from teaching areas, research laboratories, athletic facilities, offices, residential halls, dining halls and libraries.

A Half Century of Centralized and Efficient Energy 

We're celebrating the 50th anniversary of our Central Heating Plant