How to request landscape services
How to report landscape and irrigation problems
Call the Facilities Service Center at 512-471-2020.
On PRC: Call 512-471-3600 to report landscaping or sprinkler concerns.
How to request Pest Control Services
Request pest control services online through WORQS. Check the status of your request on WORQS by reading the "Requestor Profile" page. Or you may call the Facilities Service Center at 512-471-2020 to request service or check the status of your request.
How to request plant set-up services
RESOURCE: Desirable Tree Species List
Refer to this document to find out which tree species are designated as "desirable" on The University of Texas at Austin campus.
Celebrate Spring at the UT Orchard
When: March 20, 2014; 10 a.m. to noon
Where: San Jacinto and 24th Street
See flyer for details.
Facilities Services and the City of Austin are collaborating on a pilot to study the amount of water used in landscape irrigation systems. For the pilot, we will water as the recently-installed irrigation system is intended to perform rather than adhering to the City’s watering restrictions. Facilities Services appreciates your understanding if you notice the irrigation system operating on a schedule outside the city’s Stage 2 schedule. Read Daily Texan article about the system and the pilot.
Ants Are No Picnic
Pest Control technicians are using several approaches to addressing ant infestations, including collaborating with the Texas AgriLife Extension Service to test effectiveness of treating the outdoor perimeter of some buildings. Personal offices with significant infestation are top priority for treatment.
Help reduce the ant population:remove food sources from interior spaces, rinse soda and juice containers, report indoor water leaks, and report places where ants may be entering the building. Report problems related to ants to Landscape Services at 471-6888 during business hours, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Landscape and Outdoor Services
For the 5th consecutive year, The University of Texas at Austin has been honored as an Arbor Day Foundation Tree Campus USA. We provide these landscape and outdoor services that promote the sustainability of our campuses:
Tree planting and maintenance (refer to the "Desirable Tree Species" list to learn the species preferred on the university campus)
- Lawn and plant bed maintenance and installation
- Litter and outdoor debris pickup
- Irrigation system operation and maintenance
- Sidewalk and street cleaning
- Open drain and open trench maintenance (for storm sewer systems)
- Design review for all new construction projects involving landscaping
- Memorial Tree planting (Contact Urban Forester Jim Carse at 475-7756 for information about this program.)
We also provide integrated pest management services to the campus.
The fee structure shown below is based on plant deliveries and pick-ups made during normal working hours, Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Requests for plant set-ups are filled in the order received and based on plant availability. Requests for plants should be made as far in advance as possible. Requests received with less than two days notice will be charged an additional $50.00 scheduling fee.
Per Plant Charge
|Schefleras||$10.00 each plus delivery|
|Boston fern||$10.00 each plus delivery|
|12 plants or less||$25.00|
|More than 12 plants||$35.00|
If you have questions concerning the fee structure, please call the Facilities Service Center at 512-471-2020.
Maintenance of plants is the responsibility of the customer.
On the Main Campus:
On the Main campus, report any problems with outdoor sprinklers and any fallen trees or branches to the Facilities Service Center at 512-471-2020.
On the Pickle Research Campus:
Call 512-471-3600 to report landscaping or sprinkler concerns.