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Custodial Services

Custodial Services

Custodial Services is responsible for maintaining a clean environment within all buildings on the Laney College campus, including classrooms, common areas and offices.  Additional responsibilities include grounds maintenance, event set-up and providing custodial supplies.


Services Provided

During the semester these services are not billable to the requesting department:

  • Locking and unlocking keyed main entrances of buildings
  • Cleaning restrooms and replenishing supplies
  • Emptying trash cans in common areas
  • Cleaning classroom carpets/floors, and vertical writing surfaces and trays
  • Vacuuming office, emptying trash and recycling
  • Maintaining common area floors/carpet
  • Dusting common area surfaces
  • Replacing light bulbs
  • Cleaning windows
  • Ordering custodial supplies
  • Maintaining and distributing custodial supplies
  • Special event set-ups

During the semester break these services are performed by Custodial Services:

  • Deep cleaning, stripping and waxing of floors
  • Pressure washing the grounds and facades of buildings

Custodial Services does not:

  • Move heavy furniture
  • Move personal belongings in order to clean
  • Clean laboratory, bench tops, countertops, sinks, or maintain sink-related items
  • Personal carpeting and area rugs are not owned or maintained by Custodial Services


Requesting Custodial Services

The custodial staff receives and processes requests directly from the Business Office.  To request custodial services for all campus facilities and event set-ups, email the Business Office at LBusinessoffice@peralta.edu


Staff Contact

William Highsmith, Head Custodian, whighsmith@peralta.edu, 510-464-3115 (Day time shift)

Quaran Dixon, Interim Lead Custodian, qdixon@peralta, 510-464-3115 (Graveyard shift)