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Office of Physical Plant

Office of Physical Plant

The Office of Physical Plant (OPP) is a support division within the Business Services department consisting of Environmental Services and Maintenance and Operations (M&O) departments. Each and every person of the OPP team contributes an essential function to the success of our campus. Our OPP staff takes pride in the performance of their daily responsibilities maintaining our beautiful campus grounds and historic buildings.

Basic Information

Phone: 215-881-7370

Hours: 7:30 am to 5 pm

After hours please call 215-881-7575

Location: 19 Sutherland Building

We have a committed staff consisting of mechanics, janitors, plumbers, carpenters, electricians, landscapers and general maintenance workers.

Maintenance & Operations Work Order Form

All non-emergency requests must be submitted with this Work Order Form.

Work Orders are necessary for requests ranging from wall clocks to event assistance and everything in between.

Work Orders will be completed in a timely manner.

Your supervisor's approval is required to submit a Work Order. You will need to supply your supervisor's email address.

Situations that may harm or damage property to personnel if not attended to immediately (i.e., broken water pipe, toilet overflowing, broken window, exposed electrical wire, etc.) should be called into M&O Office 215-881-7370. Outside of normal business hours, please contact Security 215-881-7575.

Environmental Services

Our custodial staff is on hand 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, working hard to keep our campus looking great.


Frank Szymkowski
Supervisor of Maintenance and Physical Plant
215-881-7373 or
Frank is responsible for renovations and constructions projects and is the contractor liaison for the campus.

Michael Hartey
Facilities Manager
215-881-7833 or
Michael is responsible for the supervision and administration of the maintenance staff and grounds crew for the campus.

Beatrice Tailferro
Supervisor of Environmental Services
215-881-7372 or
Beatrice manages and supervises our custodial staff.

Kate Huck
Administrative Support Staff
215-881-7370 or
Kate is a department point of contact. She serves as dispatcher, purchasing agent, office manager and handles event requests for the campus.