Facilities Briefs


Buildings East of 42nd Street

On Monday, August 18, 2014, there will be extended or intermittent interruptions (shut offs) of normal electrical power to the main electrical switchboard that serves all levels of the following buildings:

  • Student Life Center (SLC)
  • Administration Center (ADC)
  • College of Nursing (CON)
  • College of Pharmacy (COP)
  • Sorrell Center for Health Science Education (MSC)

This will cause a power outage to all receptacle outlets, computers, lighting, air handling units, supply fans, exhaust fans, fume hoods, motors, etc. throughout each building.  Depending on the building, the power outage could be as short as a “blink” or last up to 5 minutes.  If possible, it is recommended that computers and other pieces of sensitive electrical equipment be shut down prior to the scheduled electrical interruption as a safety precaution.

This shut off is required to allow for the reroute of primary electrical feeder circuit connections for the COP Lozier Drug Discovery Building utilities improvements currently under construction.

Interruption Schedule:

Commence Time:   Monday,  August 18, 2014 @  10:00 p.m.

Completion Time:    Monday,  August 18, 2014 @ 11:30 p.m.  approximately

If you have any questions, please contact  Matt Monaghan at 9-7188 or Mic Tierney at 9-5261.  Since it is vital that everyone working in the affected areas be advised of this, please mention this electrical power interruption to your colleagues.


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