FACILITIES MANAGEMENT

Facilities Management provides a variety of services to the University community, including construction of new facilities and renovation to existing facilities, vehicle dispatch/rentals, setups for special events, facility keys, and/or shipping/receiving. For inquiries contact the main office at (843) 661-1100. The receptionist will direct your call to the appropriate department.

Building Maintenance

Building Maintenance provides a number of services to the University which range from building repairs and renovations to existing facilities to support for events. The department consists of craftsmen, plumbers, electricians, a welder, a carpenter, a locksmith and a painter.

For building repairs or heating /cooling problems, contact The Work Order Center at (843) 661-1150 or fill out this form:

Work Request Form




For renovations, remodeling, cabinetry, or other remedial work for your work space, you will need to fill out a Departmental Improvement Request.

You may also obtain a request form by contacting the Facilities Management office at (843) 661-1104 or by emailing Mike Richey.

Construction/Renovation

Current Projects:

Old Post Office Renovation

For information regarding this project, email Mike Richey or call 843-661-1104

New IDC Solicitations:

* Mechanical – Representative Project – LSF Evaporative Cooler Replacement

Project Manual

Amendment 1 – Correction to SE 655 – License Requirement for this IDC is AC5 and HT5.

Custodial Services

Custodial Services is responsible for cleaning the interiors of all campus buildings including classrooms, lecture halls, theaters, laboratories, library, offices, halls, stairs, elevators and other public areas as well as cleaning and restocking building restrooms on a regularly scheduled basis. Most routine cleaning is scheduled once a day.

The Custodial Services Department is also responsible for:

  • Moving or replacing furniture in all campus buildings, when properly requested.
  • Moving items to the warehouse for storage or disposal,when properly requested.

There are two work shifts: day shift (7:30am to 4:00pm) and evening shift (3:00pm to 11:30pm). Custodial Services will also respond to emergency situations resulting from fire, flood, or vandalism 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. On weekends, holidays and after 11:30pm, Monday thru Friday, please call Francis Marion University’s Campus Police at 843-661-1109

Events Support/Setups

Facilities Services coordinates physical and personnel support for various University and Community sponsored events held on the campus of Francis Marion University.  We are able to provide tables, chairs, tents, stages, sound systems, and/or other such commodities as are available upon request.

Request for support of your event should be initiated with the Space Coordinator at FMU at 843-661-1133 or by e-mail.

For more information regarding the coordination of campus space and use of University facilities , go to Campus Space Coordination. A Campus Event Service Request needs to be submitted at least forty-eight hours prior to your event.

If you need questions answered on what we can or cannot provide, feel free to contact the Supervisor of Custodial Services, Mitchell Pressley, at 843-661-1103.

If Mitchell is not available, please contact the Director of Facilities Services, Pat Boswell, at 843-661-1108.

Shipping/Receiving/Warehousing

The Warehouse is the primary location for all University equipment and supplies which are received and/or shipped out.

Shipping and Receiving provides daily shipping and receipt of goods through FED-X, UPS, Airborne, and other shipping providers as needed. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm.

Contact Heber Watson by phone at 843-661-1113 for any assistance with shipping or receiving.

Vehicle Reservations/Rentals

Facilities Management Dispatch Services provides vehicle transportation to the University community traveling on University business.

Our professional staff coordinates vehicle delivery and return, and prepares information packets (what to do in case of a breakdown, an accident, fueling card, and contact numbers) in advance of your departure date. Upon return they total the vehicle rental fee and bill out monthly on the travel cost.  This service is provided so that your trip will be less burdensome.

For transportation assistance, please Tamara Gardner or Carolyn Mumford at 843-661-1100, Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm.

Management Team

Ralph Davis

Director of Facilities Management

843-661-1101
rdavis@fmarion.edu

Pat Boswell

Director of Facilities Services

843-661-1108
jboswell@fmarion.edu

Mike Richey

Director of Facilities Engineering & Maintenance

843-661-1104
mrichey@fmarion.edu

Joe Bace

Director of Facilities Support

843-661-1488
jbace@fmarion.edu

Carolyn Mumford-Durant

Sr. Admin Associate

843-661-1105
cmumforddurant@fmarion.edu