Shut Down Your Computer for the Weekend

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Facilities Management and KT Power Systems will conduct the annual campus power outage on Friday, April 19. This electrical outage is conducted yearly to correspond with the campus designated holiday.

Information Technology recommends you shut down your office computers before leaving on Thursday.  To ensure you lose no work and that no files are corrupted by a sudden loss of power to your work computer, it is always a good idea to shutdown your computer before these planned power outages occur.

The power will be shut down at 7 a.m. to conduct routine maintenance. It is anticipated the power to be restored at 3 p.m.

During this outage, Facilities Management will also take steam offline on the north and south sides of campus. Steam is scheduled to be turned off starting at 6 a.m. It will be turned back on by 3 p.m.

Only the following buildings will be affected:

  • Show Me Center
  • Show Me Center Chiller Plant
  • Student Recreation Center
  • Student Aquatic Center
  • Transit Nexus
  • Donald G. and Gloria King LaFerla Hall
  • Otto and Della Seabaugh Polytechnic Building
  • Rosengarten Athletic Complex
  • Robert A. Dempster Hall
  • Mark F. Scully Building
    • Subway
    • Coffee Shop
  • Towers Buildings and Central Complex (partially powered by emergency generator)
    • Rowdy’s – will not have power
    • Towers Cafe – will not have power
  • Group Housing (all buildings)
  • Rhodes Hall (generator will remain on for freezers)
  • Johnson Hall (generator will remain on for Telecommunications)
  • Magill Hall
  • Biology greenhouses
  • North Chiller Plant

The following buildings will have elevators parked and not in operation:

  • Show Me Center
  • Student Recreation Center
  • Donald G. and Gloria King LaFerla Hall
  • Otto and Della Seabaugh Polytechnic Building
  • Rosengarten Athletic Complex
  • Robert A. Dempster Hall
  • Mark F. Scully Building
  • Towers Complex
  • Towers North (one parked, one running on emergency)
  • Towers East (one parked, one running on emergency)
  • Towers South (one parked, one running on emergency)
  • Towers West (one parked, one running on emergency)
  • Rhodes Hall
  • Johnson Hall
  • Magill Hall

The River Campus buildings will not be affected by this outage, and the utilities serving those buildings will remain in normal working condition. With this outage, other utilities may be affected in certain buildings, including fire alarms, plumbing, hot water and HVAC.

It is recommended that all departments backup their computer information, data projects and research prior to this power outage.

Facilities Management apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Maintenance Supervisor at (573) 651-2214.

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