Facilities Briefs

Student Life Center – Fire Alarm Testing

UNMC’s Facilities Management and Planning department has scheduled fire alarm testing session for the Student Life Center on Wednesday September 21 (10am to 11am).  The testing will activate the audible and visual alarms of the fire alarm system and will be necessary as part of the renovations. There won’t be a need to evacuate the building during these times, but the alarm will be a… Continue Reading


North East Corner of Poynter Hall – West Side of 42nd Street Starting today, Friday, September 9, 2016, there will be a partial closure of the sidewalk on 42nd street due to a fire main break.   To do the repairs, Facilities Management and Planning will need to close part of the sidewalk in front of Poynter Hall.   FM&P will be removing and replacing dirt… Continue Reading

Scott Plaza – Sidewalks Partially Closed for Repair

Starting Wednesday, August 31, 2016, repair work on sidewalks located on the north side of the Michael Sorrell Center and west of the Ice Rink, (marked in blue) will be closed to pedestrian traffic.  The sidewalks marked in red have been completed. (see photo for marked areas). Anyone walking in and around the construction site area should use caution and observe the barricades and warning… Continue Reading