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On-campus operations and maintenance continuity

There have been some questions about campus operations and maintenance continuity during the university closures due to COVID-19.

The University has reopened, but some buildings require card access and are still operating with basic essential services only.

Please note that Operations and Maintenance cannot respond to requests for building access. See information about UM buildings access and hours (PDF).

For all other issues or inquiries about overall university operations during this time, please visit the UM COVID-19 website.

Will mail services be provided to campus?

Since the University of Manitoba’s closing on March 16, 2020, Central Stores and Mail Services has continued to receive all Mail, Parcels and Packages addressed to the University of Manitoba’s various departments. Parcels, and packages will be held in the Stores Building at 79 Freedman Crescent for both UM campuses.

Alternative arrangements can be made, including deliveries on certain days of the week, or deliveries to one location for multiple departments. Should you wish to have your mail, parcel or package delivered or picked up during this time, please contact the Mail Services 204-474-8748 to make arrangements. For alternative arrangements for pickups at or deliveries to Departments, contact the Customer Service Desk at 204-474-6281 or the Maintenance Request system.

Thank you for your understanding and patience in this matter.

Will Physical Plant maintenance services still be provided to the campus?

Operations and Maintenance (Physical Plant) is operational and providing services across campus. Staff attends to all buildings during the week to ensure critical building systems are operating as expected. If any Faculty or Staff have concerns, they should contact the Customer Service Desk at 204-474-6281 or the Maintenance Request system.

Will buildings be cleaned and garbage collected?

Basic caretaking and garbage collection services are maintained. Any garbage inside offices should be placed in a prominent location outside the office for collection. If there are any requests for specific cleaning requirements or concerns, please contact the Customer Service Desk at 204-474-6281 or the Maintenance Request system.

 

Stay current with all of the latest information about closures and updates on the UM COVID-19 website. Please note that Operations and Maintenance cannot respond to requests for building access.

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