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Frequently Asked Questions

How many acres is Keene State College campus?

Our campus consists of approximately 150 acres; the main campus, which is bordered by Main St., Winchester St, and Route 101 consists of approximately 50 acres. The athletic field complex, just south of route 101 consists of approximately 100 acres. Additionally, the college owns property at Lake Nubanusit in Hancock, NH.

Where is The Facilities Services Department located?

The Facilities Services Department has three primary locations on campus.

  • Administration, Environmental Health and Safety, Carpentry, Lock Shop, Electrical, Paint, Central stores, and Receiving are located on the ground floor of Elliot.
  • Grounds, Horticulture, and Landscape, and Vehicle Maintenance are located at the Whitcomb Building.
  • Plumbing, Climate Control, and HVAC are located at the Central Heat Plant.

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How do I get something fixed in a campus building?

For general maintenance or repair needs, please work with your building manager to submit a maintenance request.

What constitutes a building related emergency?

An emergency is defined by the interruption of a building service that could result in significant personal or property damage, or when it interferes with a critical program or system (examples: roof leak, electrical circuit breaker “tripping out”). For all facilities emergencies, please contact Campus Safety at 603-358-2228.

Who pays for maintenance services?

The Facilities Services Department pays for all routine maintenance in college owned buildings and grounds.

How do I get a key or code to a work space?

Key and code request forms can be found on the Facilities Services Resources webpage. These forms require approval by a principal administrator, division dean, department head, or a building manager.

Please note, all swipe card access requests should be directed to Campus Safety.

How do I arrange an office move or special event set-up?

All office, equipment, or furniture moves require a maintenance request with advance notice. The Facility Manager for Grounds Services and the Director of Facilities Services approve and schedule all office move and special event set-up activities.

How do I know if my event tent requires a permit?

If the event tent is 400 square feet (20x20) or larger a permit is required. Please see the Facilities Services Resources webpage for further guidance.

How do I report an unsafe condition I’ve observed on the campus?

Unsafe conditions should be reported immediately to Campus Safety at 603-358-2228.

How do I recognize outstanding effort by a member of Facilities Services?

Please email the Director of Facilities Services so they may recognize that staff member for their work.

Contact Facilities Services

Elliot Center
☎ 603-358-2202