The University of Miami contracts the majority of its Custodial and Landscaping services with GCA Education Services, a division of GCA Services Group, Inc. This is an all-inclusive, performance-based contract that provides all necessary management, supervision, labor, equipment, vehicles, materials and supplies. On the Coral Gables campus, custodial services are overseen by the .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). The following services are provided to the Coral Gables campus:

■ All janitorial services, including routine, floor care, and project work
■ All grounds keeping maintenance and landscaping services
■ Athletic field maintenance
■ Stadium cleaning
■ Parking lot & garage cleaning, blowing, & leaf removal
■ Moving and utility services
■ Solid waste collection and disposal
■ Recycling collection and disposal
■ Disaster preparation and restoration
■ All window washing inside and out up to 10 feet
■ Lake and waterway maintenance
■ Clean all refrigerators and microwaves
■ Fall/Spring Opening Residence Halls
■ Housing turnovers
■ Fountain/water feature cleaning
■ Pest & animal control
■ Respond to all service calls
■ Report all facilities maintenance deficiencies to service desk
■ Pressure washing of walkways 25 feet from within the building
■ Environmentally conscience green products
■ Hand sanitizer stands and refills
■ Dry erase markers and erasers, and chalk
■ Promote energy conservation practices
■ Event cleanup and support*

*All events (for custodial and grounds) are part of base contract including setup, pre-clean, porter services, post clean. The only exceptions are in the Student Activities Center, Norman A. Whitten University Center, Maurice Gusman Concert Hall and the The Robert and Judi Prokop Newman Alumni Center when the space is rented by a non-UM 3rd party, AND the cleaning falls outside of regular cleaning schedule.

The University’s specifications for custodial and landscaping are based on APPA standards in order to provide the highest level of services.

For specific information regarding your area, please email the .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

For services, please submit a request through Facilities Customer Service or contact us at 305.284.8282.