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Housing News > Housing News 2016 > Electrical Maintenance Scheduled

Electrical Maintenance Scheduled

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 and
Thursday, June 16, 2016

Electrical power outageThere will be multipleintermittent main upper campus power outages on Wednesday, June 15 (start 02:00 PM / end 11:00 PM) and Thursday, June 16 (start 7:00 AM / end 7:00 PM). Intermittent power interruptions of approximately 40 minutes are expected to occur.

Intermittent service interruptions are expected during the testing window identified above. When service interruptions occur, emergency & standby generators will operate. Interruptions may last for up to 40 minutes each and will be kept to as minimal a duration as safely possible.

Contact your housing office with any questions regarding how your specific residential community will be impacted.

Campus Safety: Campus emergency services will be available.

Elevators
Elevators will be inoperable in areas not supplied by a generator back-up. If you have a mobility impairment for which you must use an elevator, please alert your housing office in advance to make alternate arrangements.

Telephone and Network Connectivity
Designated land line phones in the hallways of residence halls and in other common areas of the residential communities will be operational. Cellular coverage is expected to be erratic during the outage and may not be available in all locations. Campus wireless networks (Cruznet, Eduroam, etc.) and most internet jacks will be inoperative.

Prepare for the scheduled outage
Please take whatever precautions may be appropriate for you. This may include: