Creating the Extraordinary Student Experience: Office of Student Life

Building & Mechanical Services

Student Life Building & Mechanical Services is responsible for maintaining Student Life facilities. We manage our facilities through an aggressive preventive and corrective maintenance program. Our staff is available to respond to your facility requests 24 hours a day, 7 days per week.

When to request our services

For non-emergency requests please complete an online service request. We attempt to respond to all requests within 1 business day.

For emergency, urgent, or life safety issues, please contact 614-292-HELP(4357), and a representative will assist you immediately. Please note, if it is a serious medical condition, please dial 911.

If you are unsure whether your particular situation is an emergency, please call 614-292-HELP (4357), and a representative will assist you.

Key Facts

  • Total square footage of 4.3 million in 106 separate buildings
  • We respond to 26,862 service requests between July 1, 2007 and July 30, 2008.
  • We prepare 5,155 residence hall rooms each summer for students arriving in the fall.
  • 150 staff members within maintenance and paint areas.

Other Helpful Links

Any questions? Please contact Ron Dye at dye.2@osu.edu