Building Services


COVID-19 Update

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The Building Services department is responsible for the following services:

  • Routine and emergency janitorial services for buildings within the university community 
  • Snow removal from building entrances
  • Trash removal
  • Replacement of light bulbs that can be changed in a safe manner

Services available upon prior request:

  • Light moving services within buildings with elevators
  • Support for campus events

NIU Building Services by the Numbers


rolls of toilet paper replaced annually


rolls of paper towels replaced annually


garbage bags used annually


gallons of hand soap used annually

844 tons

trash annually

802 tons

recycling annually