It is the basic objective of the Physical Plant to provide a safe, secure and enriching environment, in an effective and efficient manner, consistent with the university vision, mission and values.
With a little more than 180 staff members, the Physical Plant Department supports 4.5 million square feet on the 315-acre site, which includes 42 academic & administrative buildings, 60 student and community support buildings, 13 athletic department and 17 Physical Plant facilities on the Hattiesburg campus. Areas of service include:
- Electrical and utilities
- Heating, ventilation and air conditioning
- Custodial services
- Landscape, grounds and athletic fields
- Transportation services
- Environmental & moving services
- Campus fire safety and ADA compliance
Click here to take a tour of the facilites serviced by the Physical Plant.