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UMass Lowell will resume on-campus instruction, research and campus life for Fall 2020. View the plan for more info.


The grounds team maintains the university'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

Request Service

For urgent requests, contact Facilities Management Service Center at 978-934-2601. For questions regarding the university's gardening or landscaping, please call 978-934-2601.