Customer Service Center 713-74FIX IT (713-743-4948)
Plant Operations is a support organization dedicated to the educational mission of the university. The department maintains the buildings, grounds and utility systems and provides custodial services, key control, the customer service center and all planning, construction and renovation on campus. Students are encouraged to report problems on campus such as missing lights, plumbing problems or elevators that are not in service to the nearest departmental office or to the customer service center 713-74FIX IT. Departmental staff will forward the reports to the customer service center in Plant Operations. If departmental offices are closed, please report any safety issues or emergency conditions to the University of Houston Department of Public Safety at 713-743-0600 (non-emergency information) or 911 (emergencies only).
The university operates a recycling operation out of Maintenance Stores that collects white paper, newspaper, cardboard and aluminum cans, reducing its cost for trash disposal.