South Campus Electrical and Steam Outage Scheduled for March 30


Facilities Management will conduct the annual campus power outage on Friday, March 30. This electrical outage is conducted yearly to correspond with the University’s designated holiday on March 30.

The power will be shut down at 7:30 a.m. to conduct routine maintenance. It is anticipated that the power will be restored at 3 p.m.

Only the following buildings will be affected:
Academic Hall
Memorial Hall
Grauel Building and Forrest H. Rose Theatre
Dearmont Hall
Kent Library
University Center
Myers Hall
Willard Duncan Vandiver Hall
William A. and Christene Merick Residence Hall
Houck Field House
Houck Stadium

The River Campus 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 and hot water. All elevators for the buildings listed above will be out of service from 5:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.  The elevators in Vandiver Hall and Merick Hall will be operating on emergency generator power only.

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, contact the Utilities Maintenance Supervisor at (573) 651-2214.