University of Iowa

Fire & Life Safety


Reliability and Stewardship

To provide a safe work and learning environment through a comprehensive inspection, testing, and maintenance program.  Protecting people, property, and peace of mind.

What We Do

Fire Safety provides services required by state and local authorities to uphold fire safety compliance.

Fire and Life Safety Leadership

Julie Sychra, Associate Director,
Building Operations & Maintenance

Dustin Lane, Supervisor,
Fire and Life Safety


Fire and Safety Logo

Monthly Fire Safety Inspection

  • Extinguishers
  • Exit signs and emergency lights
  • Sprinkler valves, gauges, and standpipes
  • Sprinkler fire pump
  • AED units and stop the bleed kits
  • Fire and Life Safety code deficiencies

Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance Requirements

Annual, Semi-Annual, Quarterly, and Monthly

  • IFC
  • NFPA 25
  • NFPA 72

24/7 Maintenance Emergency Repair Support

  • Fire alarm response
  • Fire alarm and fire protection disables
  • Fire alarm and fire protection equipment failure
  • Fire alarm and fire protection, inspection, testing, and maintenance needs
  • Backflow prevention


Contact Us

For emergencies, please call 319-335-5071

For all other requests, please use the FM@YourService portal: FM@YourService