Environmental Health Program
333 East Campus Mall
Mon to Fri » 8 am to 4:30 pm
Most services are provided free to students, though a small fee is charged for Temporary Food Stand permits. Research and clinical departments are charged for biohazard containment testing and maintenance services.
Monitor food protection and food-borne illness prevention practices at campus food-service facilities; assist food service management investigating complaints and suspected food-borne illnesses; provide food protection and sanitation training to student and staff employees; inspect campus vending machines; conduct bacteriological testing of softserve ice cream and dairy products.
- Establishment license applications
- Food stand permits
- Food safety at farm events
- Download a hand washing sign [pdf]
Assess the air quality of classrooms, laboratories and other campus buildings; collect and analyze mold spore samples; conduct air monitoring to evaluate chemical exposure health risks; evaluate ventilation system design and performance
Monitor campus water quality; investigate drinking water complaints and conduct water analyses; monitor campus swimming beaches and pools; evaluate campus storm water runoff in Lake Mendota
Test and certify performance of biohazard containment systems in campus research and diagnostic facilities; provide biological safety hood decontamination and repair services