Custodial Services

  • Employee cleans table in classroom with rows of tables and chairs
  • Employee wearing gloves wipes down the top of a drinking fountain
  • Employee uses machine to clean the floor of the restroom

Custodial Services is responsible for providing cleaning maintenance and support for more than 50 buildings on the Western Michigan University campus, as well as WMU's athletic fields and associated structures.

Services provided by custodial include lighting, carpet cleaning, floor care, clean up and special projects.

Custodial is a vital part of Western's community. We are responsible for ensuring that the facilities used by all members of the University community are safe and clean. The professionalism and dedication of the custodial staff (as well as the support of the WMU community) help achieve this goal.

Mission statement

The mission of Custodial Services is to provide a clean and safe environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors while maintaining facilities at the highest standard possible with the resources allotted.


It is our vision to provide the highest level of customer service satisfaction of any campus across the state of Michigan by being innovative, flexible and competitive with a can-do attitude.