Environmental Services

Our professional Environmental Services staff takes pride in keeping our facilities clean and safe for all users.

In patient care areas:

If you observe a situation that requires the attention of our staff, please alert a staff member at the reception desk in clinic areas or the nurses' station in inpatient care areas.

In hallways, elevators, restrooms, and other common areas of the building:

Please alert the staff at one of our information desks. You can reach them at: 1-319-356-2456 or 6-2456 from a hospital phone.

Learn more about recycling and waste reduction at the University of Iowa from the UI Office of Sustainability and the Environment.

Environmental Services Work Orders

Cleaning Request

If you have rooms that need unscheduled cleaning or need project cleaning (wall washing, carpet extraction, window cleaning etc), please open the Environmental Services Cleaning Request and fill in the requested information. Be sure to fill in the name of the department head. A 24-hour notice is requested. Send the completed request form to the Utility Supervisor via e-mail by clicking on the “submit” button.

If you have questions, please call the Engineering Services Work Orders Environmental Services office at 1-319-356-2277.

Hospital Moving and Relocation Requests

Submit a Hospital Moving Request one week prior to the move date being requested.

If you have questions, please call the Environmental Services office at 1-319-356-2277. As soon as you know you will be moving and where you'll be moving, create a timeline so you can ensure all activities associated with the move will happen when needed. Planning ahead will make the move go smoothly.


All university-owned items must be disposed of by University of Iowa Surplus. Send items to surplus that are resaleable or recyclable. Resaleable items should be intact and in working condition. Please visit the UI Surplus website and use the online surplus removal request form.

Space Request

Weekly Eye Wash Check Sheet

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