Facilities


The Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics department occupies two separate spaces - the Microbiology Building and the Bio-Science Research Building.

Facilities Maintenance Guidelines

To ensure that facilities maintenance issues are handled appropriately, we have created guidelines to help you respond to different types of facilities problems.


ACTIVE PHYSICAL DANGER OR EMERGENCIES

 

Description: Issues that pose imminent danger to physical safety

Examples: Fire, suspicious or threatening individuals, theft, robbery.

 

How to Report: Go to a safe location and then call 911. Notify your supervisor as safety permits.


POTENTIAL HEALTH OR SAFETY HAZARDS

 

Description: Issues that present a potential health or safety hazard.

Examples: Major water leaks, sparks from electrical outlets or devices, etc.

 

How to Report: Call Dorothea O'Toole at 301-704-5425 immediately. 


SECURITY AND ACCESS

 

Description: Issues related to building security and access.

Examples: After Hours Access to building and/or rooms, problems with door locks, keys, etc

 

How to Report: Call Dorothea O'Toole at 301-704-5425 immediately.  Follow up with an email to Dorothea O'Toole (dotoole@umd.edu) with your UID.


GENERAL MAINTENANCE ISSUES

 

Description: Facilities issues that do not pose health, safety or security risks.

Examples: Malfunctioning lights, cracked windows, minor heating and/or air conditioning problems, pest control.

 

How to Report: Call Dorothea O'Toole at 301-704-5425 immediately. Follow up with an email to Dorothea O'Toole (dotoole@umd.edu) with the room number, building and the issue.

Facilities FAQ

1. How do I get keys or card access?

     For any building access request to include keys or card access for offices, labs or classrooms, please fill the Key/Access Request form and submit it to Priyanka Vengataraman at 1109 MCB.