Long campus power outage set for Dec. 20-22
A power outage for the Long campus only has been scheduled for Dec. 20-22. Normal power will not be available on the entire campus during the 48-hour period.
The outage is necessary in order to migrate university buildings from circa 1970 electrical equipment onto new equipment. This is a continuation of work necessary to maintain electrical system reliability on the Long campus.
The outage is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m., Friday, Dec. 20. Power should be restored by 6 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 22. All buildings will be affected.
Emergency power will be available and all systems on emergency power will be operational. These systems include the fire/life safety systems, telephone systems, emergency lighting, emergency 120V or 208V outlets and heating or cooling on emergency power systems.
Access to buildings will be severely limited as building systems, with the exception of those on emergency power. will not be operational (lighting, heating/cooling, some potable water systems, equipment connected to non-emergency power, etc).