Physical Plant

Lakehead University Physical Plant operates, maintains and builds the physical assets of the University and provides quality customer oriented services that support the needs of the University community.

When to contact the Physical Plant

  • Burnt out light bulbs
  • No toilet paper, soap or a broken dispenser
  • *Broken or damaged key/swipe card or lock
  • Icy patches
  • Blown breaker
  • Clogged toilet
  • Spills - coffee, water
  • Leaky faucet, toilet
  • Room too hot/cold
  • Windows/Doors - broken, will not open/close
  • Smells - sewer, gas, burning, smoke, fuel, chemical - Call Security IMMEDIATELY - 343-8010, 8569

*To request a key please fill out the form found here, Key Request.  Attach the completed form with your work order request, Submit a Request.

Request for Maintenance

Click here to submit a Work Order for Maintenance Services.

For emergency situations and cleaning services;

  • Call 343-8010, 8273 Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm.
  • After hours, contact Security at 343-8010, 8569

Requisition for Non-Maintenance Expenditure (RFNME)

For request outside regular maintenance please fill out the below form.


Mission Statement

To provide operating and maintenance services for campus facilities, to continually support the learning process at Lakehead University by sustaining a clean, positive and safe environment, in the most cost effective manner.