Oak Grove

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

    Keep up with the grounds crew on Twitter and Instagram: @COWgrounds

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.

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).