About Us

The department's primary mission of maintaining the college facilities and grounds is crucial to the campus community, and offers a wide range of services, including housekeeping, carpentry, painting, plumbing, electrical, HVAC, snow removal, and grounds care.

Hours of Operation

  • Physical Plant office: Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. 
  • Custodial office: Monday–Friday, 6:00 a.m.–11:30 p.m.
  • Maintenance: Monday–Friday, 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.

Service Requests

To submit service requests, Physical Plant Department uses SchoolDude, a web-based tool. You can set up your School Dude account to submit service requests by following the instructions in the user manual.


For after-hours emergencies, please contact Public Safety at 617-747-2682.

Emergency Work Examples

  • Water and/or plumbing systems leaks or overflows
  • Fire alarms sounding
  • Carbon monoxide detector alerts
  • Power outages
  • Noxious odors, such as gas
  • Door alarms and doors not locking
  • If you require a response within five minutes