Operations Services


The grounds team maintains UMass Lowell’s 150 acres of grounds, fields, walkways, parking lots and driveways, providing a safe, functional, pleasant and sustainable outdoor environment for the University community. Key responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining grass, trees, shrubs and flowers throughout campus
  • Maintaining the University’s fleet vehicles
  • Removing snow from campus roads, walkways, driveways and parking lots
  • Overseeing the installation and maintenance of irrigation systems
  • Placing, maintaining and emptying outdoor trash and recycle bins
  • Controlling pests
  • Supporting outdoor special events
  • Composting facility

Service Requests

Hours of Operation:

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Contact Us

To request services from the grounds team, please contact Facilities Operations & Services at 978-934-2601 or complete the Service Request Form.

If you have gardening or landscaping questions, please call 978-934-2601.

Frequently Asked Questions