Grounds

The Grounds Department at GVSU is responsible for maintaining approximately 500 acres of groomed grounds and parking lots. Some of the more specific tasks performed by the grounds department include:

  • turfgrass maintenance
  • landscape installation and maintenance
  • maintenance of all paved areas including sidewalks, brick patios, roadways, and parking lots
  • maintenance of the campus Arboretum
  • installation and maintenance of all campus trees
  • snow removal for all roads, walkways, and parking lots
  • maintenance of all campus signage (exterior)
  • overseeing work performed by landscape contractors
  • design and install new garden spaces
  • recommend changes to beautify and enhance the campus grounds
  • work with the golf course maintenance staff to maintain the clubhouse grounds at the Meadows Golf Course
  • installation and maintenance of the campus site furniture
  • litter pick up

Grounds Supervisors:
Ken Stanton, 331-3852, EMail: stantonk@gvsu.edu
Edward Simon, 331-3556, EMail: simoned@gvsu.edu

Page last modified June 27, 2011