Oak Grove

Campus Grounds

Our Mission

The mission of the campus grounds is to provide a safe and pleasant outdoor environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors through the maintenance of the campus grounds.

To Do List: December - February

  • Snow and Ice Control
  • When working outside in cold weather remember the following:
    - Dress in layers
    - Protect head, feet, hands and face from cold
    - Proper foot wear...insulated & waterproof
    - Be aware of the wind chill
    - When shoveling snow or lifting salt, let your legs do the work NOT your back
  • Prepare for the next growing season, landscape design, research, etc...
  • Tree/shrub pruning, but remember that if the tree/shrub flowers in the spring/summer. Do not prune until after the plant is done flowering in the spring/summer 

Grounds Crew is Honored with Prestigious PGMS Accreditation

The College of Wooster has received a Landscape Management and Operations Accreditation as awarded by the Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS), it was announced by Walt Bonvell, a Certified Grounds Manager (CGM), past president of PGMS and senior grounds lead of Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. Read more (.pdf).