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Landscape Maintenance

The Landscape Maintenance crew aims to preserve the beauty of the university. It is through their hard work that SCU students, staff, faculty and visitors get to experience the attractive setting of the campus day in and day out. 

 Provided Services

  • Landscaping
  • Lawn care
  • Pruning of roses and shrubs
  • Landscape renovations
  • Litter removal
  • Annual plantings
  • Recycling of Green waste

The majority of the campus is irrigated with recycled water: A plentiful and safe source at approximately 60% savings over potable water.

Having An Outdoor Event?

Submit an Event Request and be sure to review our Fire Lane Map, and we'll do our best to adjust our irrigation schedule to accommodate your needs.

Landscape Maintenance Supervisor


                      Gary Vargas 

               Phone: (408) 554-2750


       Office Hours: M-F 6:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Learn more about the Landscape Maintenance Supervisor

Gardener Schedule - 6:00am - 2:30pm, M - F -- Irrigation Schedule - 11:00pm - 7:00am, M - F.

Irrigation Schedule Exceptions:

  • Newly planted areas
  • Irrigation testing

Daily Serviced Areas:

  • Trash bin waste containers  
  • Parking lots
  • Landscape areas  
  • Sidewalk clearing (pending season)

Mowing, edging and line trimming

  • Schedule is based on specific zone
  • Begins at academic buildings followed by residence areas. 

The Santa Clara University campus is divided into Landscape Zones Map which are assigned to specific individuals. The assigned gardener is responsible for all aspects of landscape care within their respective Zone.

 Office Hours: M-F, 6:00 AM - 4:00 PM 

 Landscape Technicians

Eddy Medal

Tony Nunes

Dave Rosa

Grounds Crew

Alan Takeda

Joe Candeais

Jesus Chavez

Garry Mahan

Tim Mains


Brian Bettencourt 

John Nunes

David Perez

Carlos Rivera

Ricardo Sepulveda

Antonio Sousa

Victor Vargas


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.  Email Facilities to get your AiM login information.

We highly encourage customers to submit requests Online; however, you can alternatively choose to send an email to or call the Customer Service Center at (408) 554-4742.

*Students, please access AiM through your eCampus login