The mission of the Buildings and Grounds Department is:

"To create, operate and maintain safe and efficient facilities necessary
to support the teaching and learning mission of the university".

We strive to achieve this goal through teamwork, vision and
innovative creativity, with an emphasis on sustained maintenance and improvement.


If you need to make a maintenance request click on the link below. Then, select 'Physical Plant' under the 'Request Support' heading.

If this is an emergency, such as a water leak, power outage, etc. call Dispatch at ext. 5999.

The maintenance request program is automated so there is no need to submit more than one request. Requests are checked daily.

Submit a Maintenance Request


Here is a brochure outlaying the studies regarding the health and environmental impacts of this type of new synthetic turf field that was installed here at Dominican. 
(.pdf, 1843K)

Jill Albin-Hill 

VP for Technology & Operations


Ms. Catherine J. Nichin
Office Manager & Sustainability Coorinator
In case of emergency:
Contact Switchboard (0)
or Campus Safety (708) 524-5999


Ms. Dawn Morse 

Associate Director / Project Manager


Mr. Jeff Powell

Maintenance Supervisor


Mr. Mike Balla

Chief Engineer



The Buildings and Grounds Office is open Monday-Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm. Located in the northeast corner on the first floor of the garage.

Services include: Public Safety and Dispatch, Maintenance, Janitorial Services, and Engineering.