Interior Spaces

The information below pertains to McGill-owned spaces/buildings on the downtown and Macdonald campuses.
In case of any discrepancy, the terms laid out in leases or Memorandum of Agreements with the University (RIAL) prevail.


Cleaning

Service Provided by Contact Charge/No charge

Custodial Services, incl.

  • Cleaning of interior spaces
  • Floor stripping
  • Carpet cleaning
  • Downtown: Buildings and Grounds
  • Macdonald Campus Operations
  • Some services outsourced

Downtown: BuildingServicesOperations [at] campus.mcgill.ca (Email )Buildings & Grounds

Mac: shane.lenhan [at] mcgill.ca (Email )Shane Lenhan, Supervisor, Custodial Macdonald Campus

Downtown:

Charge for:

  • Athletics and Recreation
  • Student Housing and Hospitality Services
  • Faculty Club
  • Brown Student Services
  • University Centre
  • Thomson House
  • MNI
  • Presbyterian College

No charge for other units for regular frequency of service (see the PDF iconschedule for interior spaces)

Charge for increased frequency

Mac:

No charge for regular frequency of service, except for:

  • Athletics and Recreation
  • Student Housing and Hospitality Services
  • Faculty Club
  • Campus/Staff Housing
  • Daycare
  • Morgan Arboretum

Additional Custodial Services:

  • Cleaning glass partitions
  • Cleaning microwaves, refrigerators, and other appliances
  • Requests above and beyond the services listed in the schedule for interior spaces
  • Downtown: Buildings and Grounds
  • Macdonald Campus Operations
  • Some services outsourced

Downtown: BuildingServicesOperations [at] campus.mcgill.ca (Email )Buildings & Grounds

Mac: shane.lenhan [at] mcgill.ca (Email )Shane Lenhan, Supervisor, Custodial Macdonald Campus

Consult the PDF iconschedule for interior spaces

  • Charge
Windows
  • Outsourced

Downtown: BuildingServicesOperations [at] campus.mcgill.ca (Email )Buildings & Grounds

Mac: shane.lenhan [at] mcgill.ca (Email )Shane Lenhan, Supervisor,
Custodial Macdonald Campus

  • Charge

Winter matting – provide, install and remove matting in spaces OTHER THAN:

  • Main entrances of buildings
  • Reduced mobility entrances
  • Emergency exits
  • Elevators
  • Downtown: Buildings and Grounds
  • Macdonald Campus Operations

Installation between Oct. 15 and Oct. 31, removal between April 1 and April 30

fcc.fod [at] mcgill.ca (Email )or call Facilities Call Centre 514-398-4555

  • Charge
Cleaning of grease and plaster traps, and similar devices
  • Downtown: Buildings Operations
  • Macdonald Campus Operations

fcc.fod [at] mcgill.ca (Email )or call Facilities Call Centre 514-398-4555

No charge, except for:

Downtown:

  • Athletics and Recreation
  • Faculty Club
  • MNI
  • Brown Student Services
  • Presbyterian College
  • Martlet House

Mac:

  • Athletics and Recreation
  • Student Housing and Hospitality Services
  • Faculty Club
  • Campus/Staff Housing
  • Daycare
  • Morgan Arboretum

Equipment purchase

Service Provided by Contact Charge/No charge
Advise on conformity or adaptability of research/teaching equipment to building infrastructure (e.g. electrical, HVAC systems) and standards

Building Operations

luc.roy [at] mcgill.ca (Email )or call Luc Roy, Director, Building Operations 514-398-2533
  • No charge

Furniture

Service Provided by Contact Charge/No charge
Evaluate condition of existing furniture (reliability, usability) Design Services jennifer.tomkinson [at] mcgill.ca (Email) or call Jennifer Tomkinson, Interim Design Manager
514-398-5208
  • No charge
  • Charge for larger-scale evaluation
Guidance on purchase of office furniture Design Services

Read the University’s standards

jennifer.tomkinson [at] mcgill.ca (Email) or call Jennifer Tomkinson, Interim Design Manager
514-398-5208

  • No charge
Displays of furniture samples (at Design Services offices) Design Services jennifer.tomkinson [at] mcgill.ca (Email) or call Jennifer Tomkinson, Interim Design Manager
514-398-5208
  • No charge
Repair fixed furniture (affixed to the floor) in teaching labs
  • Downtown: Building Operations
  • Macdonald Campus Operations
fcc.fod [at] mcgill.ca (Email )or call Facilities Call Centre 514-398-4555
  • No charge

Laboratories

Service Provided by Contact Charge/No charge
  • Commissioning/decommissioning
  • Decontamination
  • Evaluations
  • Inspections
  • Occupational health services
  • Issuance of permits
Environmental Health & Safety Call EHS 514-398-4563
  • Charge for some services
Repairs and annual inspection of fume hoods and related ancillary equipment
  • Downtown: Building Operations
  • Macdonald Campus Operations
fcc.fod [at] mcgill.ca (Email )or call Facilities Call Centre 514-398-4555
  • Charge

Removal, storage, or disposal of hazardous materials from laboratories that are:

  • Changing vocation
  • Moving
  • Undergoing major renovations
  • Being decommissioned

i.e. check space (counter tops, drawers, fume hoods etc.) for hazards and remove all potential hazards and waste

Hazardous Waste Management

Visit the HWM website for more info and to view the waste disposal guidelines


Complete the webform to request a pick-up

  • No charge up to one drum (80 liters)
  • Charge if more than one drum (80 liters)
  • Charge for lab decommissioning
Repair and replace lab benches in research laboratories
  • Downtown: Building Operations
  • Macdonald Campus Operations
fcc.fod [at] mcgill.ca (Email )or call Facilities Call Centre 514-398-4555
  • Charge

Lights

Service Provided by Contact Charge/No charge
Change lightbulbs
  • Downtown: Buildings and Grounds & Building Operations
  • Macdonald Campus Operations

Downtown: BuildingServicesOperations [at] campus.mcgill.ca (Email )Buildings & Grounds

Mac: shane.lenhan [at] mcgill.ca (Email )Shane Lenhan, Supervisor, Custodial Macdonald Campus

  • No charge

Parking Garages

Service Provided by Contact Charge/No charge

Cleaning, maintenance, and repairs of parking garages and related equipment


Examples of issues to report: Water on the floor, several lights out (dark corner),
broken elevator, defective gate arm or garage door, pile of construction materials,
open gate or garage door, pot holes at garage entrances/alleys

Campus Public Safety

Downtown: parking.services [at] mcgill.ca (Email )or call Parking Services 514 398-4559

Mac: macdonald.security [at] mcgill.ca (Email )or call Parking and Security Services 514 398-7770

  • No charge

Pest Control

Service Provided by Contact Charge/No charge
Pest control (incl. preventive)
  • Downtown: Buildings and Grounds
  • Macdonald Campus Operations

Downtown: BuildingServicesOperations [at] campus.mcgill.ca (Email )Buildings & Grounds

Mac: shane.lenhan [at] mcgill.ca (Email )Shane Lenhan, Supervisor, Custodial Macdonald Campus

No charge, except for:

Downtown:

  • Athletics and Recreation
  • Student Housing and Hospitality Services
  • Faculty Club
  • Brown Student Services
  • University Centre
  • Thomson House
  • MNI
  • Presbyterian College

Mac:

  • Athletics and Recreation
  • Student Housing and Hospitality Services
  • Faculty Club
  • Campus/Staff Housing
  • Daycare
  • Morgan Arboretum

Extermination services for:

Squirrels, birds, raccoons, skunks,
wasps, groundhogs and bed bugs

  • Downtown: Buildings and Grounds
  • Macdonald Campus Operations

Downtown: BuildingServicesOperations [at] campus.mcgill.ca (Email )Buildings & Grounds

Mac: shane.lenhan [at] mcgill.ca (Email )Shane Lenhan, Supervisor, Custodial Macdonald Campus

  • Charge

Repairs

Service Provided by Contact Charge/No charge

Repairs to structure and exterior of buildings, incl.:

  • Walls
  • Windows
  • Doors
  • Foundations
  • Roofs
  • Emergency exits


Examples of issues to report: Open windows, door off hinges, door rubbing against the floor

  • Downtown: Building Operations
  • Macdonald Campus Operations

fcc.fod [at] mcgill.ca (Email )or call Facilities Call Centre
514-398-4555

No charge, except for:

Downtown:

  • Athletics and Recreation
  • Faculty Club
  • Brown Student Services
  • MNI
  • Presbyterian College
  • Martlet House

Mac:

  • Athletics and Recreation
  • Student Housing and Hospitality Services
  • Faculty Club
  • Campus/Staff Housing
  • Daycare
  • Morgan Arboretum

Repairs to interior spaces, incl.:

  • Offices
  • Hallways
  • Washroom fixtures


Examples of issues to report: Hand dryer not working properly, leak from sink/ceiling/radiator,
blocked drain/toilet

  • Downtown: Building Operations
  • Macdonald Campus Operations

fcc.fod [at] mcgill.ca (Email )or call Facilities Call Centre
514-398-4555

  • No charge
  • Charge, if not considered maintenance

Signage

Service Provided by Contact Charge/No charge

Production and installation of temporary and permanent signage 


Examples: Name plates, room numbers, directory listings, wayfinding

Design Services Cyril.cavlalier [at] mcgill.ca (Email) or call Cyril Cavalier, Design Manager 514-398-6285
  • No charge if standard request
  • Charge if special request

Space layout / Decoration

Service Provided by Contact Charge/No charge

Minor alterations to decoration and furnishings


Examples: Hang a painting, install keyboard tray, remove cupboards, install electrical outlet, install distilled water tap, paint walls or ceilings

  • Downtown: Building Operations
  • Macdonald Campus Operations
(Depending on scope, may be submitted as a renovation project for execution by Design Services/Project Management)

fcc.fod [at] mcgill.ca (Email )or call Facilities Call Centre 514-398-4555

  • Charge
Guidance on the application of the University’s design and technical standards


Examples: Finishes (e.g. carpeting, painting), furnishing (e.g. podiums, window coverings)

Design Services

Read the design and technical standards

infodesignservices.fod [at] mcgill.ca (Email) Design Services

  • No charge

Review design and layout of a space to ensure code compliance


Example: Appropriate distance between furniture and exit

Design Services infodesignservices.fod [at] mcgill.ca (Email) Design Services
  • No charge

Guidance on space redecoration


Examples: Office furniture, colour schemes for paint, carpeting, sustainable purchases

Design Services infodesignservices.fod [at] mcgill.ca (Email) Design Services
  • No charge if standard assessment
  • Charge for larger-scale assessments

Waste

Service Provided by Contact Charge/No charge
Collection of garbage and non-hazardous waste
  • Downtown: Buildings and Grounds
  • Macdonald Campus Operations
  • Some services outsourced

Downtown: BuildingServicesOperations [at] campus.mcgill.ca (Email )Buildings & Grounds

Mac: shane.lenhan [at] mcgill.ca (Email )Shane Lenhan, Supervisor, Custodial Macdonald Campus

Downtown:

Charge for:

  • Athletics and Recreation
  • Student Housing and Hospitality Services
  • Faculty Club
  • Brown Student Services
  • University Centre
  • Thomson House
  • MNI
  • Presbyterian College

No charge for other units for regular frequency of service (see the PDF iconschedule for interior spaces)

Charge for increased frequency

Mac:

No charge, if regular frequency of service, except for:

  • Athletics and Recreation
  • Student Housing and Hospitality Services
  • Faculty Club
  • Campus/Staff Housing
  • Daycare
  • Morgan Arboretum

Collection of large items, incl.:

  • Furniture (desks, chairs, doors)
  • Construction materials (concrete, plywood and other wood or metal materials)
  • Pallets (read our procedure)
  • Downtown: Buildings and Grounds
  • Macdonald Campus Operations
  • Some services outsourced

Read McGill's procedure on the retrieval of pallets

fcc.fod [at] mcgill.ca (Email )or call Facilities Call Centre 514-398-4555

  • Charge
Collection of used fluorescent lightbulbs (linear, cfl, HID, etc.) Hazardous Waste Management hwm [at] mcgill.ca (Email) or call HWM 514-398-5066
  • No charge

Collection of refrigerators, old electronics, laboratory equipment, and scrap metal


Examples: Obsolete computer equipment, batteries, toner cartridge

Hazardous Waste Management

Visit the HWM website for more information

Complete the webform to request a pick-up

  • No charge
  • Charge for refrigerated units

Hazardous waste collection and disposal


Examples: Lab waste, chemical, biomedical and radioactive waste, oil from garages, paint

Hazardous Waste Management Visit the HWM website for more info and to view the waste disposal guidelines

No charge for research-related collection (exceptions below apply)

Charge for:

  • Non-research related requests
  • If waste is not prepared, packaged or identified according to McGill guidelines
  • For exceptional volumes exceeding the normal capacity of the operating budget
  • Analysis costs for unknown compounds
Disposal of abandoned hazardous waste Hazardous Waste Management hwm [at] mcgill.ca (Email )or call HWM 514-398-5066
  • Charge

 

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