University buildings and dormitories will continue to be cleaned to APPA-2 cleanliness levels defined as vertical and horizontal surfaces have a freshly cleaned or polished appearance, but might have lite accumulation of dust, dirt, marks, streaks, smudges.
Bathrooms will be cleaned daily, with additional cleaning and disinfection occurring throughout the day.
“High touch” points, such as main building entry ways, elevators and common area spaces, will be cleaned several times throughout the day/evening.
The UML Housekeeping team uses CDC/EPA COVID-19 approved disinfection products in all routine cleaning. All products provided to the community in cleaning kits and refill stations are also CDC/EPA approved for COVID-19 use.
Classrooms will be cleaned each morning that classes are in session.
Additionally, the university will supply a “cleaning kit” in each classroom/instructional space. The kit will include one spray bottle, paper towels and user information card.
Students/instructors should wipe down desk surfaces at the end/beginning of each class.
Each night Facilities Management will re-stock each kit for following day use.
Housekeeping will clean all instructional spaces once a day at the beginning of the day.
Office staff will be responsible for disinfecting their own work spaces frequently.
The university will provide a cleaning kit of one spray bottle, paper towels and user information for each office suite.
The office personnel will share the cleaning supplies and be responsible for refilling the spray bottles at a centrally located refilling station.
The Facilities Department will replenish paper supplies upon request to FM Service Center.
UMass Lowell Housekeeping will refill and restock classroom cleaning kit spray bottles daily as needed.
Office suite cleaning kit spray bottles can be refilled as needed at the building’s designated self-service refilling station, located in the first-floor lobbies of the following buildings:
Cleaning Kit Refill Station Locations By Map
To request additional paper products, please call the Facilities Management Service Center at 978-934-2601.
CDC guidance recommends whenever possible frequent handwashing should occur at bathroom closest to your work/study area. Hand sanitizer is not a replacement for handwashing.
The university will maintain hand sanitizer stations at the following building locations:
Facilities will refill hand sanitizer stations as needed. Please report empty hand sanitizer stations to the Facilities Service Center at 978-934-2601
Hand sanitizer used at UMass Lowell meets CDC/EPA guidelines.