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Plant and Service Operations

Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance

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PSO's Laundry Service contracts with outside vendors for dry cleaning, laundering, and mending/alterations for University departments.

Laundry Service provides both laundry and dry cleaning for a variety of items such as:

  • uniforms
  • socks
  • towels
  • sheets
  • lab coats

Call Laundry Service for prices on specific items or for a current price list.

Accounts are serviced with pick-ups according to individual department needs, i.e., daily, twice a week, once a week, etc. New, revised, or special pick-ups should be coordinated through Laundry Service at 453-7733.

Contact Us

Pick-up and delivery information

  • Phone Number: (618) 453-7733

Billing information - Thomas Phelps

  • Phone Number: (618) 453-7732

Operational Policies

Various vendors are contracted to perform laundry services and rates are set by contract.  The Transportation Manager functions as the control officer for all vendor dealings.

General Information

A monthly itemized statement of charges is sent to the fiscal officer of each account that has incurred charges for laundry, dry cleaning, and alteration services.

Laundry and Dry Cleaning

Articles Handled by Laundry Service:

  • Towels
  • Uniforms
  • Sheets
  • Pillowcases
  • Lab coats
  • Blankets
  • Tablecloths
  • Drapes
  • Coats
  • Bedspreads
  • Table napkins
  • Pants & Shirts
  • Bath mats
  • Washcloths
  • Sleeping bags

Alteration and Mending

Alteration and mending services are available through a seamstress who is utilized by contracted vendors. Contact Laundry Service for details.