The office of University Environmental Services, led by Dr. Leslye Kornegay, employs over 230 housekeepers who are responsible for the safe and effective cleaning of over 140 University buildings. Housekeepers work in a wide variety of spaces including labs, libraries, classrooms, offices, athletic and events venues. 


If you have a special or immediate cleaning request, please contact:

  • University Environmental Services (labs, libraries, classrooms, offices, athletic and events venues, etc.): 919-382-4515
  • Medical Center Housekeeping (medical center buildings): 919-681-1756 or 919-681-9700
  • Student Housing: Contact housekeeping services for dorms here.
  • If you are planning an event and are inquiring about related environmental services/housekeeping, please submit a service request

Cameron Caretaker, William Harris, featured on Durham CBS17