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Cal Poly Pomona

Vector & Pest Management

The Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) utilizes contractor(s) and the cooperation of Facilities Management, Facilities Customer Service, and the San Gabriel Valley Mosquito & Vector Control District to deal with most rodent and insect issues on campus. Funding is provided from ASI, Cal Poly Pomona Foundation,, Academic Affairs, Environmental Health & Safety and the President's Office to service most areas on campus. University Housing and Procurement in Building 75 currently have separate programs.

EH&S responds to all calls regarding indoor and outdoor coyotes, squirrels, rats, and mice. EH&S also responds to outdoor insects such as wasps, bees, mosquitoes, and ants. Facilities Management responds to deceased animals not killed in traps set by EH&S's contractor(s). The Landscape Services Department pick ups deceased animals outside of buildings, while the Custodial Services Department pick ups deceased animals in buildings. EH&S's contractor will respond to animals caught in the EH&S's contractor's traps.

Call EH&S at Extension 4697 for:

  • Coyotes, Squirrels, Rats, and Mice

  • Wasps Bees, Mosquitoes, and Ant (outdoor only)

  • Animals caught in the EH&S's contractor's traps

Call Facilities Customer Service at Extension 3030 for:

  • Deceased animals not caught in the EH&S's contractor's traps.

  • Limited Indoor Insect Response. EH&S and Facilities Management are actively lobbying for the resources to provide improved services for indoor insects.

Call San Gabriel Valley Mosquito & Vector Control District at (626) 814-9466 and EH&S at Extension 4697 to report:

  • Mosquito breeding areas

Call University Housing Services at Extension 4138 for:

  • Pest control for University Housing Facilities