Custodial Cleaning Frequency

Last Update: October, 2008. 

The following cleaning standards should be expected for the Academic Campus.  Areas are listed in order of cleaning priority.

Restrooms

Daily:
  1. Clean mirrors
  2. Clean sinks
  3. Empty trash containers and replace liners
  4. Clean toilets and urinals
  5. Stock paper towels, toilet paper, and hand soap
  6. Sweep and mop floors
  7. Spot clean walls
Monthly:
  1. Thoroughly clean restrooms
  2. Clean window ledges (interior)
Semi-annually:
  1.  Damp wipe vents
  2.  Scrub walls
  3.  Scrub floors

Public Areas

(Hallways, Stairways, Elevators, and Entrances)

Daily:
  1. Empty trash containers and replace liners
  2. Spot dust mop or vacuum
  3. Spot wet mop hard-surface floors
  4. Sweep outside of entrances
  5. Vacuum entrance mats
  6. Clean drinking fountains
  7. Spot clean elevators
Weekly:
  1. Sweep and spot clean stairs
  2. Clean the exterior of trash containers
  3. Spot clean walls

Classrooms

Daily:
  1. Empty trash containers and replace liners
  2. Pick up trash around chairs
  3. Arrange tablet arm chairs
  4. Clean white boards and trays
  5. Spot clean floors
Monthly:
  1. Thoroughly clean floors
  2. Spot clean walls

Offices

Weekly:
  1. Empty trash containers and replace liners
  2. Spot clean floors
Monthly:
  1. Thoroughly sweep and mop or vacuum floors

Should there be concern that spaces are not cleaned per these frequencies, you are encouraged to call the Work Management Center at extension 417-836-8400. Please provide the following information:

NAME,
BUILDING,
SPACES IN QUESTION,
SPECIFIC CONCERN

Thank you.