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Elevator Maintenance

The Elevator shop is responsible for all the maintenance repair of all the University elevators and lift systems. They are also responsible for daily operation checks, weekly, monthly and quarterly preventive maintenance, in addition to, performed official inspection of elevators and certified reporting to the State of Texas

To report elevators and lifts not functioning properly, please contact the FIXIT Customer Service Center at 713-743-4948.

 Services We Provide

  • Call buttons
  • Door stuck/opening closing
  • Elevator making noises
  • Elevator stuck on floor
  • Entrapment
  • Lights in elevator


If I am stuck in an elevator what should I do? If you’re stuck in an elevator, remain calm and press the emergency button and wait for the UH police dispatcher to give further instruction. The UH police will notify the Facilities Service Center so that they can dispatch out an elevator technician.  

Who can I call if I see an elevator not properly functioning? You can submit a work order through FAMIS Self-Service or by calling the Facilities Service Center at 713-743-4948.