Physical Plant

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The physical plant consists of the following areas of campus:

  • Facilities Service Center
  • Parking & Transportation
  • Upholstery shop
  • Locksmith services
  • Rental fleet
  • General Maintenance (grounds and custodial services)

Grounds Maintenance Program

Our mission is to maintain the grounds on the SUNY Brockport campus in an aesthetically pleasing and safe condition. These areas include all turf, landscape plantings and structures, athletic fields, sidewalks, parking lots, and roadways across campus.

Summary of the Program

  • Monitor turf and landscape plantings to:
    • Detect stressed areas or plants
    • Evaluate plans for treatment
  • Establish pest-tolerance levels
  • Reduce stress to turf by:
    • Selecting appropriate turf seed species mix
    • Reduce soil compaction
    • Adjusting mowing height
    • Prudent application of fertilizer
    • Adequate irrigation practices
    • Removing leaves from turf
    • Giving athletic fields a "rest" (when possible)
  • Reduce stress to plantings
    • Select disease-resistant plant varieties
    • Incorporate plant diversity
    • Adequately mulch to reduce weed competition, irrigation. and line trimming needs
    • Properly prune and remove weak or diseased hardwood

Last Updated 9/22/22