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Custodial & Grounds Department

Office Hours

Monday  - Thursday                9 am - 12 pm  &  1 pm - 3 pm
Friday - Sunday                      Office Closed



The Custodial Department cleans the buildings on Walla Walla University’s College Place Campus, including the dormitories.  The Grounds department provides maintenance for the campus landscape and provides lawn care for select campus rental properties.

If you have questions or concerns regarding the cleaning of a building or maintenance of an exterior area on campus, please use the email links below or call the office (509) 527-2162.

Lost and Found is an additional service offered by our department. Stop by the office to inquire about your lost item.

Exterior windows are cleaned on a three year rotation.  Please direct your questions, concerns, or comments to  or call (509) 527-2162.

About the Department

Our office is located directly behind the Administration Building.  You'll see a bright red door with our logo on it.

With approximately 100 employees during the school year, the Custodial & Grounds Department is able to provide many students with job opportunities. Students working for this department enjoy a flexible work schedule, typically afternoon or evening hours, which is conducive for academic pursuits.

Custodial or Grounds workers are assigned to crews ranging from three to eight students each. Every crew has a designated area and supervisor, either staff or student, who is responsible for overseeing that area.

To apply:

  • Ask the Student Employment office ( or call (509) 527-2357) to send us a copy of the Student Employment Application
  • We would love to meet you and explore the possibility of working together!   Stop by our office with a copy of your current class schedule. 

Contact Information

Custodial / Grounds Office

Phone: (509) 527-2162




Fax: (509) 527-2215, ATTN: Custodial/Grounds

Last update on November 14, 2017