The Utilities department strives to provide a safe physical environment for the administration, faculty, staff and students of Santa Clara University while placing a considerable amount of effort on conserving environmental resources. We are committed to providing continuous reliable service for the University community while also being an innovative leader in the industry. 

Utilities works closely with other departments under the University Operations division umbrella to support the University's Mission Statement.

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Though small in numbers, the Utilities department manages a large number of outside contractors who handle daily operations. All major preventative maintenance, project work and on-site technical expertise for the Energy Management Systems are performed by Utilities.


Chris Watt Director of Utilities »Info
Eshaya Dekasha Project Engineer »Info
Ralph Fitzsimons Contract Maintenance Manager »Info

Utilities Services

The Utilities Crew at Santa Clara University provides the Campus with HVAC support and maintenance. These workers handle all HVAC requests from University customers. 

Working Hours 7AM - 4:30PM, Monday - Friday 


Meet the Crew

Ray Menchaca - HVAC Mechanic Rafael Quijada - HVAC Mechanic

Provided Services

The Utilities department manages and maintains several systems through the campus some of the services provided to the campus are in these areas below:

Submitting a Service Request

Service requests can be submitted online through the AiM system which allows for the creation of new Service Requests, as well as the ability to monitor and query for existing Requests. Faculty, Staff, and Students* are welcome to use this online tool. 

Click here to go to AiM

We highly encourage customers to submit requests Online; however, you can alternatively choose to send an email to Facilities-CSC@scu.edu or call the Customer Service Center at 408.554.4742


*Students, please access AiM through your ECampus login



Utilities Director

Utilities Hierarchy

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